I didn't get this out of one of Joan Crawford's old books. I got it from experience--years and years of experience. Here are the hostesses with the leastest, IMHO: (1) The ones that don't say hello when a guest arrives. They wait for the guest to eventually make the first move. That's appalling ... More >>
Debbie Downer's Girl Walks Into a Bar is hilarious
The woman who shot to fame as SNL's depressing Debbie Downer tells me everything in my new humdinger of a column, and it's only moderately depressing, with a happy ending. The diminutive funny lady talks about her odd career in comedy, which hit a giant roadbump when she was written out of a big ro ... More >>
I dance, I chat with Brooke Shields, I learn about female private parts
Joe Fornabaio/The New York TimesPer Se entices with its culinary delights and rejects with its high prices and strict dress code. But is it pretentious enough to make the cut? New Yorkers have it good, with so many different restaurants and cuisines to explore. But amid all the awesome, th ... More >>
BravoMorning in the Top Chef household this week means 10 seconds of obligatory mourning for Tracey and Arnold's happy conclusion that after last week's challenge, "I guess the grill is my friend." But there's no time for introspection, because soon, the chefs have more pressing concerns: mak ... More >>
Saturday Night Live has hit many a rough patch, but it keeps on trucking, like a plane that's lost half its engines, but still manages to glide. And for decades it's given us some priceless jewels of comic characterization, reaching some kind of giddy high watermark with Tina Fey's impression of s ... More >>
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