Monthly Archives: August 2010

wOw’s Question of the Week

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What are the five things that you cannot live without?

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Why You Only Need 6 Items of Clothing

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Confession: I punted on wOw’s Question of the Week about which five things – things, as Joan Juliet Buck pointed out, not people, pets, places, but things – I wouldn’t want to live without. But that doesn’t mean I haven’t been thinking about it. I feel like I’ve been living it for the past month. […]

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Watch the Emmys With Mr. wOw

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From the red carpet to the last award of the night, tune in here to comment alongside Mr. wOw.

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A Brief ‘Real’ Musing From Mr. wOw

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Sunday night, Mr. wOw sat here in front of his computer at home, watching the Emmys, commenting on the awards, the gowns, the face-lifts, the varying degrees of sobriety of actors who mean absolutely nothing to … anyone. Come on, let’s be real. It’s empty fun. For me and (hopefully) for you. It took our […]

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How to Eat in Paris

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Parisians, unlike New Yorkers or Londoners, are a lot less likely to jump into a cab and head to destination restaurants all over town (except for special occasions) or to splurge at stratospheric palaces. They are neighborhood diners, and with plenty of delectable bistros du coin (old and new) in virtually every neighborhood, there is […]

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Will Our Sickly Recovery Survive Doctor Obama?

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Our nation has a bad case of the economic blues

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Mr. wOw’s This ‘n’ That

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Foolish comments on foolish subjects from Letterman to LiLo to Julia and more.

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On the ‘Sport’ of Bullfighting – and Fighting Back

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There was one really bright spot in the news for Mr. wOw last week. The enraged (and terrified) bull who leapt over barriers of a bullring in Spain and charged into the crowd that was gathered to watch the animal be tortured and killed. You go, guy! I’m glad none of the so-called human beings […]

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Back to School: Obama Needs to Push Teacher Accountability

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The reading and writing skills of our high school graduates are not sufficient to the needs of the workplace – and that needs to change

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Mr. wOw Builds a Head of Steam Over ‘The Mosque Issue’

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I am appalled as each passing day brings new headlines and nonstop cable bloviating on the “mosque issue.” A total waste of time, the new wedge topic that means nothing to anybody outside the state and city of New York. (Or do you think the people still suffering on the Gulf Coast, for instance, care […]

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