Monthly Archives: June 2009

No Weeping From Mr. wOw on Michael Jackson

Elvis Presley was an irresponsible drug addict. Marilyn Monroe was an irresponsible drug addict. Judy Garland … Billie Holiday … Janis Joplin … Jimi Hendrix … Jim Morrison … John Belushi. All died of their excesses and their excesses are always cited within the first paragraph of any article written about these brilliant train wrecks. […]

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Dating 101: Mind Your Manners and Ditch the BlackBerry

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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 Carries a Flip in Case a UFO Approaches

I carry the Flip Lesley (Stahl) gave us as a gift just in case a UFO lands near me and offers me a ride or I am offered a similar thrill. I would not be afraid, but I would certainly want to send the picture back to wOw.

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The Lesley Stahl Interview: Christiane Amanpour, at the Height of the Iranian Election Crisis

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Editor’s Note: CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour joined Lesley Stahl this morning for a wOw exclusive interview, in which these incredible journalists cover topics ranging from reporting on the crisis in Iran to the counterintuitively dominant role of women there to Christiane’s Iranian upbringing with her “accidental refugee” family. Read on. LESLEY STAHL: Christiane, […]

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Dear Mr. President …

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Mr. wOw recently had some advice for Gov. Palin. Now, he’s back with a few words for Obama.

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Mary Wells’s Hiding Place

If Mary ever disappears, this hotel is where you might find her.

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Mary Wells Wants to Know: What Is It About These Books?

I have owned Walden and kept it close, especially close to where I sleep – the way many people keep a bible close. For years I have had this book, packed it, unpacked it. I have even discussed it with such energy you would imagine I had read it. I have not. I don’t understand […]

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Mary Wells’s Tried and True Beauty Routine

No matter what miraculous skin care products I am attracted to and use with joy I have profound faith in soap and warm water.

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Mary Wells Takes Notice

America has had elections that were loudly questioned. Americans would have thought it extraordinarily presumptuous of Iran to meddle in them. I am surprised at the number of Iranians demonstrating and realize how little I understand Iran. The possibilities excite me and now I want to know a lot more than I do about Iran […]

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Mr. Wow on the Rise and fall and Rise and … What? – of Sarah Palin

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Like a dog with a bone – that’s the media and Sarah Palin, and Mr. wOw fears that if misguided types like David Letterman, Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews keep it up, that bone is going to be turned into the base for a perversely delicious soup – President Palin consommé! Mr. wOw is no […]

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