Monthly Archives: May 2013

Liz Smith: Candy Bergen’s Life on Film

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“THE ENEMY of good conversation is the person who has ‘something to say!’ Conversation is not for making a point …. There is no winning in conversation,” wrote Henry Fairlie. Oh my! I have so many friends and acquaintances who have a distinctly opposite point of view these days. THAT “Living Landmark” of New York […]

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Dear Margo: Play It as It Lays

Margo Howard’s advice

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Liz Smith: Hanks, Stritch, Harry, Holland, etc.

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“WHEN you start a column, you’re in a very creative state; you’re building a personality in a piece of writing.  It’s a strange kind of business. “After a while the column becomes a tyrant. You’ve created a personality that is one aspect of yourself, and it insists on your being true to it every time you […]

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Dear Margo: Unwarranted Guilt

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Margo Howard’s advice

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Liz Smith: Wide Awake

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“MARRIAGE is the unsuccessful attempt to make something lasting out of an incident,” said Albert Einstein. And here I thought he was always thinking about the universe. But then we are ever surprised by what the famous say. For instance, Lenin‘s last words were “Good dog!” EVERYBODY I meet, just about, talks to me about movies […]

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