Monthly Archives: October 2009

Mr. wOw’s Hair-Raising Shriver Report

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What’s distracting Mr. wOw from paying full attention to what Maria Shriver is saying?

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No Slacks in the Office: Gail Collins and Lesley Stahl Relive the Birth of Feminism

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With the release of When Everything Changed, Gail Collins’s new book, Lesley and Gail recount the amazing revolution of American women from 1960 to the present … from female-free airplane routes to Gloria Steinem’s reaction to Sarah Palin’s brand of feminism. LESLEY: So, Gail Collins, thank you very much for joining us today to talk […]

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The Love Goddess: Are We Too Far Gone for Monogamy?

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The impact of women’s sexual histories on lifelong fidelity …

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Chocolate Always on a White Blouse

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Are you neat as a pin or always a little bit disarrayed? I wrote this after seeing the play “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” written by The Ephron Sisters. It’s playing in New York at the Westside Theatre and is about women’s complex relationship to their clothing. The play was stupendous and I laughed […]

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Jeremy Hit Rock Bottom

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What do you do with a child, relative or friend who is an addict? Is addiction a moral failure? Is it a treatable disease? I went to a funeral today. The dead person was a 19-year-old boy. He had overdosed on cocaine and alcohol. He fell against a bathroom sink during a cocaine seizure, lapsed […]

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