Monthly Archives: July 2010

Mr. wOw: Mel Gibson and What Women Don’t Want

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  A legally grave start for ‘Braveheart’ as allegations from Oksana Grigorieva abound.

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Brenda Feigen: Second-Class All the Way

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Notes from a worn-down but still hopeful civil rights lawyer …

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wOw’s Question of the Week: If you could keep only one of your memories for the rest of eternity, which would you choose?

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Join Candice, Joan, Joni, Whoopi, Sheila, Liz and Mary and share the one memory you’d keep with you forever. Candice Bergen That would have to be a night a few weeks after my daughter, Chloe, was born. It was early December and I was in her room, propped on countless clouds of pillows on the […]

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10 Views of Provence You Must Not Miss

Editor’s Note: Mireille Guiliano is the internationally bestselling author of French Women Don’t Get Fat. Her latest book isThe French Women Don’t Get Fat Cookbook. Born in France, she now divides her time between New York City, Paris and Provence. She can be reached at mireilleguiliano.comand frenchwomendontgetfat.com. Provence and the South of France is the […]

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Wake Up and Smell the Recession

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Wednesday morning, I – like millions of other readers online and off – read the front page story in The New York Times entitled “American Dream Is Elusive for a New Generation.” It tells the story of you, Scott. How at age 24, you’re still unemployed despite graduating Colgate University (and winning a dean’s award […]

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Mr. wOw’s Highs and Lows

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The screwdriver that changed Mr. wOw’s life.

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wOw’s Question of the Week: What book are you recommending this summer? What new book can’t you wait to read next?

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What book are you recommending this summer? What new book can’t you wait to read next? Joan Juliet Buck I was given The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal, a gift from the discerning, sainted Allegra Huston when she stayed with me two weeks ago so we could have a reading of her […]

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Cambodia’s Amansara: The Essence of Spiritual Luxury

wOw’s Gypsy brings us her favorite places in the world to see, sleep, eat, drink and canoodle – this time in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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Mr. wOw’s Big Sunburn

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The summer of ’72 begins a love-hate relationship between our Mr. wOw and le soleil.

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Philosophy 101 With Liz Smith: The Theoretical Future of General McChrystal

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The octogenarian has a few pertinent questions … and asks you to weigh in. “THE RECENT ETHOS (the firing of General McChrystal) had its flaws. But the exposure ethos, with its relentless emphasis on destroying privacy and exposing impurities, has chased good people from public life, undermined public faith in institutions and elevated the trivial […]

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