Emily Post

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Robert Sietsema at Brooklyn Wok Shop; Meat Manners Matter at The Cannibal

    See what NYC's restaurant critics have been up to this week: In the Voice, Robert Sietsema dines at Williamsburg's Brooklyn Wok Shop and finds the food uninspiring: "My advice: Save yourself some money and 'wok' north into Greenpoint to find a real Chinese carryout." Pete Wells gives two stars to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Texting While Walking: The Proper Technique

    ​Casey Neistat, the guy who brought you that video on bike lanes in which he willingly crashed into whatever happened to be parked in said bike lanes for PSA purposes, has brought us another informative guide to living in the city. This latest Op-Ed, with video that merges the old-timey PSA-st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    10 Real-Life Etiquette Tips for Men, From a Woman

    ​Today the Huffington Post has an intriguing entry (with slideshow!) from Daniel Post Senning, who happens to be Emily Post's great-grandson. He explains that etiquette is not just for women, oh no -- it is for men, too, and men, in fact, "are hungry to know what to do, what is expected of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    10 Easy Etiquette Lessons for New Yorkers

    If you see this guy, you may kick him.​The way we live in New York City is different than the way "other people" live, we know that by now. This means, sometimes, that we are sophisticated and disgustingly superior -- we do things faster, more efficiently, with a dash more style and pizazz, or ... More >>

  • Theater

    February 16, 2011

    A.R. Gurney Goes Black Tie

    A wedding comedy from the veteran playwright

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2010

    Get Your Google Off the Table: Are Search Engines Allowed at Mealtime?

    ​Using a cell phone at the dinner table is rude, the New York Times cements as a rule this weekend, citing a new Emily Post book of manners for children and a Zagat survey. But are there exceptions? "What if a few clicks of the smartphone can answer a question, solve a dispute or elucidate tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Wall Street Journal Discovers This Whole "Hat" Trend Thing

    ‚ÄčAre you a young man, located in "areas like Williamsburg, Brooklyn," who likes to wear hats? Are you inspired by Justin Timberlake and "pictures of Frank Sinatra"? Do you consider your hat a part of your "look," but just can't nail down the proper hat etiquette? The Wall Street Journal can help.

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Libby Post Passes; Bad Manners Live On

    ​Oh, sad. Elizabeth Post, Emily Posts' granddaughter-in-law, has died. The elderly etiquette maven was 89. Poor Libby, who revised and modernized Emily Post's classic Etiquette six times, had been "appalled by the state of manners in recent years," according to her daughter-in-law Peggy Post ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Who's Your Favorite Emily?

    Brown BrothersThe Queen of Etiquette​This is my Emily post, which is not to be confused with the dear, departed queen of etiquette Emily Post. So throw away all table manners and tell me in plain language who's your favorite Emily: Emily Blunt, the talented actress from Young Victoria and Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Rightbloggers Play Miss Manners with Obama's Treasonous Japanese Bow

    Ever wonder why rightbloggers don't ever just say the hell with it? Week after week we unfailingly find them locked in the highest of dudgeons, raging about such inanities as old Sesame Street episodes or a non-existent suppressed Obama "thesis." Wouldn't you expect them to occasionally look at ... More >>

  • Theater

    January 1, 2008

    Under the Radar Tries its Hand at Site-Specific Work

    One of the city's best theater festivals enters its fourth season

  • Books

    November 6, 2007

    True Crit

    In two new compact volumes, Edmund Wilson still looms large

  • Books

    September 27, 2005

    The Last Thing She Wanted

    After John—and Quintana: Joan Didion grapples with grief in a new book of common prayer

  • NYC Life

    November 30, 2004

    E-nough Is E-nough

    With bad manners just a 'send' button away, we need some rules. Call it technetiquette.

  • Theater

    December 24, 2002
  • Theater

    November 2, 1999
  • Books

    July 13, 1999