Etiquette


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Where to Hide the Good Beer At Parties: Sage Advice from Heather Havrilesky

Each week, you send in your questions about how to behave and here to answer them this week is writer Heather Havrilesky. She's regularly graced the pages of Salon, The Alt, and The New York Times Magazine, among other outlets. She also writes the popular advice column, Ask Polly and this year, she'll release her second book called, "How to be a Person in the World." Listen as she solves listener questions about "obligatory" gift-giving and proper plate-licking.


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Hannibal Buress Gives You Permission to ‘Go Wild’ in Canada

Hannibal Buress has written for loads of TV shows and he plays the lovable dentist on the hit series "Broad City." On Christmas Day, you can see him in the new movie "Daddy's Home." The comedian explains how unemployment prepared him for his freeloader "Daddy's Home" role and he answers listeners' etiquette questions with a bit of skepticism.


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How Fran Lebowitz Saved Christmas!

Fran Lebowitz's sardonic wit first cropped up in columns for Andy Warhol's "Interview" magazine. Then she published the acclaimed essay collections "Social Studies" and "Metropolitan Life." Those books are compiled in a collection called "The Fran Lebowitz Reader," which is out now on audiobook. She answers listeners' etiquette questions on ugly holiday sweaters, annoying family gatherings, and more.


Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning. Courtesy of The Emily Post Institute.

The Posts Give Us Personal Space

Each week you send in your questions about how to behave and here to answer them this week are our resident etiquette celebrities, Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning, the great-great-grandkids of Emily Post. The two etiquette mavens tackle tricky listener questions about post-meal messes, fancy wine faux pas, and how to handle conversations with conspiracy-loving co-workers.


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Norman Lear, in Love With America

Norman Lear created and produced many of the sitcoms that shaped sitcom history, including "All in the Family," "Maude," "Good Times," and "The Jeffersons." At their peak, his programs were viewed by 120 million people a week. The TV legend tells us what it was like growing up with dad who served as inspiration for Archie Bunker and how to quiet that snoring neighbor downstairs.


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Gloria Steinem’s Guide to Maneuvering Around Misogyny

Gloria Steinem was a founding editor of the hugely popular feminist periodical Ms. Magazine and for the past 30 years she has traveled the world speaking, educating, and organizing around feminism and other causes. She's also got a new memoir called "My Life On The Road." The feminist icon joins us to handle our listeners' etiquette questions and suggests "asking the turtle" in any dicey situation.


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You’re Not Supposed to Be Like T.J. Miller

T.J. Miller made his name as a stand-up comedian and he's lent his dulcet voice to the animated film "Big Hero 6" and to a ball of mucus in Mucinex commercials. But lately he's earned raves and a Critics' Choice Award for his lead role on the HBO sitcom "Silicon Valley." As this week’s etiquette guru, he comes laden with wisdom… and a rusty old tin cup.