Monthly Archives: June 2012

Liz Smith: Conspiracies, Conspiracies, Conspiracies! — Lamar Waldron Reveals All in ‘Watergate: The Hidden History’

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EXCLUSIVE TO LIZ SMITH FROM LAMAR WALDRON, one of the best investigative journalists in the U.S. A shot over the bow of anti-conspiracy theorists everywhere, with Lamar saying the following: “Sunday is the 40th anniversary of the Watergate arrests … I have tried to emphasize Watergate without getting into the JFK assassination, to keep the story focused, help […]

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Dear Margo: Making a Choice Work

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Juggling a live-in mother, demanding job, and husband. Margo Howard’s advice Making a Choice Work Dear Margo: My 71-year-old mother moved in with my husband and me several months ago. We invited her to do this so we could help with financial issues and also take care of her. She has an advanced cancer but […]

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Liz Smith: The Tony Awards: Broadway’s Most Religious Event?

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“THOU shalt not take the name of the Lord in vain,” reads the third commandment in the famous Ten! I thought of this when watching the Antoinette Perry Awards last Sunday night on TV. They opened with the super neat evangelical men from The Book of Mormon singing the name of Jesus as the first production number from […]

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Liz Smith: Nobody Will Be Puttin’ On The Ritz in Paris

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        “I MARRIED David for better, for worse; but not for lunch!” said the Duchess of Windsor whenever she turned up at the famous Ritz Hotel in Place Vendome, Paris. (She was speaking of an abdicated King of England.) Vanity Fair magazine presents in its July issue, popular writer A.E. Hotchner’s history of this famous hotel which […]

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Liz Smith: Peggy Siegal Rules New York

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“IT TURNS out that, at social gatherings, as a source of entertainment, conviviality, and good fun, I rank somewhere between a sprig of parsley and a single ice skate,” said Dorothy Parker. I ALWAYS love going anyplace where the P.R. dynamo Peggy Siegal is doing her thing. Saw her last week at the Museum of Art and Design, in the […]

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wOw Radio: Gloria Steinem and Sallie Krawcheck – June 13, 2012

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Tune into SiriusXM Stars Channel 107 Wednesday, June 13th at 10:00am(ET) Call in with your questions: 888-94-STARS. (888-947-8277) Gloria Steinem reveals the trick she got from Khrushchev Gloria Steinem on male anger Krawcheck to Jamie Dimon: No Apology Necessary Sallie Krawcheck: Diversity means lower risk, but men aren’t talking about diversity In case you miss it […]

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Liz Smith: Mayor Mike Bloomberg — He’s a Savior, Not A “Nanny” to The Greatest City in the World

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“MAYORS do things. Mayors make things happen. There’s one thing mayors can agree on, whether they’re Republicans, Democrats, or Independents and I’m the one person in the room who can speak, with authority on all three. We don’t have the luxury of giving speeches and making promises,” says Mayor Mike Bloomberg of New York City. This is all […]

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Dear Margo: When Memories Pose a Problem

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Moving gracefully on from the past. Margo Howard’s advice When Memories Pose a Problem Dear Margo: My fiancee, whom I’ve been seeing for five wonderful years, is moving into my house in a few weeks. Our wedding (first for both) will be in December, and I couldn’t be happier. I have four oil paintings that […]

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Liz Smith: “Rock of Ages” Parody Overload

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“I’M really a stripper.” “I’m in a boy band.” “Okay — you win!” That exchange between Julianne Hough and Diego Boneta, toward the end of the movie version of the Broadway smash Rock of Ages, elicited one of the many big laughs this film rolls out. (The two are comparing how low they’ve fallen.) I […]

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Dear Margo: When Unfairness Is Built Into the Culture

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My parents gave their property to my brother but are now relying on my good will. Margo Howard’s advice When Unfairness Is Built Into the Culture Dear Margo: We are not originally from the U.S. We are from Asia. In our culture, the parents’ property goes to sons, and they give daughters whatever they can […]

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