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.
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The Super Bowl is stupid. We say that and we're football fans here at Runnin' Scared. Watching the "big game," as it is referred to by companies attempting to profit off its popularity without paying licensing fees, is a useful exercise in being a stupid person for an entire day. Don't believ ... More >>
Christ in Heaven, King Kong and the Rockettes have announced holiday Christmas season. So it's time to start thinking about that cozy, mildly-patriotic warm-up event, Thanksgiving, and the turkey with which those of us who are not celebrity vegans celebrate.
Looking forward to it? Let us fi ... More >>
Christopher HirsheimerThe summary of Judith Jones' life's work so far is enough to make your head spin. She is currently senior editor and vice president at Alfred A. Knopf, which she joined in 1957. Before that, she had worked for Doubleday in New York and Paris, where she accomplished littl ... More >>
We know we're a little late on this one, but we're still in shock (and awe) after watching Jason Beghe's star turn in this week's Californication season premiere, in which he revealed series television's first "mangina."
You remember Beghe, a veteran TV (Melrose Place) and film (Monkey Shine ... More >>
Have you been reading Double X? It's Slate's recently-launched lady web site founded by three smart women, one whose bio proclaims that she "got her start in journalism at the New Republic writing contrarian essays."
Last week Double X published Katie Roiphe's desperate cry for relevance, "Get Yo ... More >>
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Ever find yourself ignoring your dinner companions because the conversation at the next table is so much more interesting than the one you're having? Show up at your next dinner engagement better armed. The Dinner Party Download is a weekly public radio podcast offering up 15 minutes ... More >>