Etiquette


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Filmmaker Justin Simien Schools Us on Slopply Slang, Dorm Room Rules

The Sundance-winning writer/director of the funny and provocative new film "Dear White People" -- about race relations at a private university -- tells us about uniting his many disparate personalities... then offers our listeners etiquette advice, y'all.


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Nick Frost’s Tips for Zombies, Aliens, and Neighbors

Comedian, actor, writer, director and monsterslayer Nick Frost ("Shaun of the Dead," "Hot Fuzz" and the new animated spectacular "The Boxtrolls") offers etiquette tips regarding alien encounters, zombie agriculture, and party planning. Pantsless all the while.


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Famed Fashion Stylist Betty Halbreich on Shopping Sanely

For decades, Betty Halbreich has been the legendary 'personal shopper' at New York's Bergdorf Goodman, helping women - bold-face names and otherwise - to find a personal style that suits their bodies and soothes their anxieties.


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Lizzie Post’s Practical Fork-Signals

A solo visit from Lizzie Post this week to discuss cross-cultural kissing, cross-office whistling, and the essential origins of all etiquette rules.


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Jon Wurster on the Etiquette Beat

At our recent live show in Chapel Hill, NC, rock drummer and known funny-person Jon Wurster took the stage to answer etiquette questions... and sing us the most misheard rock lyric in history.


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Thomas Jefferson’s Patriotic Advice

Historian Clay Jenkinson hosts the The Thomas Jefferson Hour, in which answers questions in the character of Thomas Jefferson. He takes on the persona for us to answer modern etiquette questions with Jeffersonian reason.