Monthly Archives: February 2009

Mary Wells Dishes on Liz Smith’s Secret Boyfriend

Liz’s boyfriend is a lot younger than she is. A lot. He’s very cute and very smart, but he’s too young to buy her a drink and she can’t take him to the real Oscars. Only a few of us know him and we sneak him into our parties. When he’s a little older he’ll […]

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Mary Wells on Forgetting, Not Forgiving

Yes, I have had a great injustice done to me. No, I have not forgiven it. But I have almost forgotten it. Once in a while I stir up all my furies and just swim with them. But it is so tiring to be furious about something that happened a long time ago. And life […]

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Mary Wells: The Cool Treat That Is NPR

The only radio I listen to is NPR. Most radio makes me think of baseball and screen doors slamming in the summer and June bugs and how slow the world used to be. NPR is about today. It moves. And I like Tavis Smiley and the entire cultured crew. I am surprised that it has […]

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Mary Wells: A Revolution!

The New York Times should not change a thing. I won’t have it!!!!! I want it to stay forever just the way it is. It is unique and if it changes in any way, my coffee won’t taste the same and my day won’t start roaring and life will shrink. Whose idea was this anyway? […]

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Mary Wells’s Latest Business Idea

  A clean bathroom, restroom, toilette room is a rare and beautiful thing. The better the restaurant, the worse the bathroom — maybe because there is such turnover. I always want to have my shoes dry-cleaned when I leave. You would think a hair salon would have a clean one, but they are always filled […]

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Introducing Mr. Wow … wowOwow’s Oscar Night Live Blogger

We found the ultimate Hollywood insider.  And on Oscar night, he’ll be live blogging on wowOwow

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Mika Brzezinski Tells Lesley Stahl: My Departure From CBS Was Pretty Ugly

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Mika Brzezinski just published her memoir, All Things at Once. In an interview with wOw’s Lesley Stahl last year, the “Morning Joe” co-host spoke about balancing career and family — and how she was “going to be brutally, painfully, embarrassingly honest” in her memoir. Read on … LESLEY: So, Mika Brzezinski, we are delighted and […]

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Mary Wells Now Cringes at Her Childhood Nickname

When I was very young I was called Bunny by the family and early friends. I liked the name because it made me feel cute. I didn’t like Mary as a name because it made me feel drab. Today I like the name Mary very much and would cringe if anyone called me Bunny.

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Mary Wells: Barack Obama Isn’t Snubbing Anyone

I don’t think anyone is being snubbed. I think Obama is trying to pull in all the smart useful ones and hoping they will perform a service for their country, and it is much too early to know whether American politics can handle that.

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Mary Wells Bets Obama Is Tired of Lincoln

I don’t know about Lincoln’s model of the Team of Rivals, but I bet Obama is as tired of having Lincoln hanging over his head as I am.

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