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New York's '70s show: muggings, squeegee men, and now, topless ladies in Times Square

My latest blog post for the Independent Women’s Forum:

Taxi Driver with cell phones

Of course, the elite media, which have been complaining for two decades about the “Disneyfication of Times Square”–Rudy Giuliani’s cleaning out the porn and the prostitutes so as to make it a safe place to take your kids to, is drooling…

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The Boss Who Crossed His Feet

I’m on the decade-making year as a full-time professional. I’ve done multiple part-time jobs as a student that do not count for much, but these last nine and more years have made a huge impact in shaping my professional life. 511 more words

A Page From Life

Vogue's Book of Etiquette (1948): Thanks to a Stranger

The 1948 edition of Vogue’s Book of Etiquette contains over 600 pages of etiquette rules for daily life and special events. While a lot of the social conventions of the 40’s were out of date by the time the 60’s happened, they are nonetheless fun to read about! 221 more words

Vintage

Tell me what you really think


It took me a while, but I can finally understand what people see in Donald Trump. Sure, he’s as arrogant as they come and makes some pretty outrageous statements. 463 more words

Vogue's Book of Etiquette (1948): The Ideal Attitude

The 1948 edition of Vogue’s Book of Etiquette contains over 600 pages of etiquette rules for daily life and special events. While a lot of the social conventions of the 40’s were out of date by the time the 60’s happened, they are nonetheless fun to read about! 187 more words

Decorum

Marriage Advice for the Mid-Century Man: How to Live with a Woman

In July of 1953, Collier’s ran an article titled How to Live with a Woman. If at first glance the title alone isn’t enough to ignite fury, then the caption reading… 1,000 more words

Mid-century

How you know you're old and boring

The Mum’s at work had a better weekend than you.

You could probably stop reading right there, because that’s how I knew. But, in case you want to know more, here are the 3 things that could happen over the weekend that prove you’re old and boring: … 205 more words

Comedy