Monthly Archives: February 2009

Lesley Stahl on Men: The More Romantic Sex?

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  Lesley joins Liz Smith and Cynthia McFadden to debate the merits of Valentine’s Day, seduction and those red, satin hearts QUESTION: What are you all doing for Valentine’s Day? LIZ: I’m not doing anything special. I’m perfectly romantic and in love and good and positive and drawing little hearts on pieces of paper every […]

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The 5 Things I’m Asked Most on Valentine’s Day

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Editor’s Note: Who is the wisest of them all? Who is more dedicated to your pleasure than anyone on earth? Who can help you when you’re going online for the first time to find love; or when your lover’s children hate you; or when you want to strangle your husband? Why, the Love Goddess, of […]

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Mary Wells: Frank Sinatra, My Mother and Me

I used to thank God every night for those times my mother could live with me as she was the best babysitter in the world. We all adored my mother — my husband did, too — and spent some of the best hours of our lives together. She was a nonstop reader and encouraged us […]

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Linda Fairstein on Lethal Legacy, Caylee Anthony and Rihanna: The Lesley Stahl Interview

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As Linda Fairstein’s newest book hits the shelves, Lesley sits down to talk about her inspiration, the latest true crimes and what it was like pre-DNA testing. Read on … Editor’s Note: Linda Fairstein, America’s foremost legal expert on crimes of sexual assault and domestic violence, led the Sex Crime Unit of the District Attorney’s […]

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Mary Wells: When’s Valentine’s Day?

The only holiday I have ever paid attention to is Christmas. I won’t know it is Valentine’s Day. I never did, and the men I have been close to never did either. In my relationships, every day is Valentine’s Day — or nothing.

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Mary Wells Prefers Paper With Coffee

I like the Kindle for books — it is the morning newspaper I can’t give up with my coffee. But the Kindle and the Sony book will win until something even more amazing comes along.

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Why Mary Wells Says Poor Benjamin Button

 don’t want to return to any age, any period in my life, no matter how wonderful. I want to learn and I need to move forward and have new experiences to learn.

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Let’s Hear It for Mutts

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By Foxy and Cornwallis Translated from Arf by Sheila Nevins I am writing this on behalf of my two mutt dogs, Cornwallis (Humane Society) and Foxy (ASPCA). They have been quite agitated since the new Inauguration, and although both vocal howlers and Obama supporters, they are troubled about the kinds of dogs that will enter […]

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Why Mary Wells Would Buy an American Car

I wouldn’t buy an automobile but, if I had to, I certainly would buy an American automobile — good or bad — during these troubles.

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Mary Wells’s Secret Apparatus

I have been flying so much all my life, I hide a couple of wings I have grown under my arms. I always listen to instructions. Planes are not all alike. I am always checking what they say, where everything is. I try not to appear as nutty as I am when I am on […]

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