Etiquette


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Dame Edna Will Not Be Interrupted

Dame Edna Everage is the colorful (purple, in particular) character first created by Australian comedian Barry Humphries in 1955. Now she is on one final victory lap, "Dame Edna's Glorious Goodbye: The Farewell Tour," which kicked-off a six-city tour this month.


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Middle America is Ready for Eddie Huang, Anger and All

Eddie Huang is unconventional celebrity chef and restaurateur. His 2013 memoir, "Fresh Off the Boat," relating his experiences growing up in an immigrant family, has now been developed into a sitcom, which he also narrates.


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Mark Duplass Hugs It Out

Actor-writer-director Mark Duplass has made a name for himself with a litany of credits in television and film. He happens to share that name with his brother Jay, with whom he collaborates on many projects, including their newest, "Togetherness," for HBO.


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Festive Facts and Folding Factions with The Posts

Emily Post’s great-great-grandkids Lizzie Post and Dan Post-Senning return bearing a bag full of etiquette tips for holiday gift-givers, napkin-folders, and Santa fact-checkers.


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Dick Cavett Gets Kicky

Dick Cavett swapped stories with the biggest stars of the 1960s and 70s and set the template of the modern talk show host. He returns to our show this week to answer, rather than ask, the questions — from you, our listeners.


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Nick Hornby’s Hopeless Liberal Arts Sensibility

Beloved writer Nick Hornby's newest project is the screenplay he adapted from Cheryl Strayed's best-selling memoir, "Wild." He suggests annexing your lover's books immediately.


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Etiquette Confidential with Lynne Rossetto Kasper

Lynne Rossetto Kasper is the host of The Splendid Table and author of many best-selling books about food. Which is all to say she's the perfect person to field etiquette questions the week before Thanksgiving.


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Dan and Lizzie Post Are Our First-Tier Friends

We invite our inner-circle of etiquette expertise to join us once again to offer etiquette advice. This week we learn we don't have to tip postal workers, or buy our friends drinks.


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Dan Pashman Shares: Stacked Pork, Soaked Pork, and Sharing

Dan Pashman is the host and creator of WNYC's podcast The Sporkful, and author of the new textbook-style tome "Eat More Better: How to Make Every Bite More Delicious." It's designed to help readers get maximum pleasure from food. As this week's etiquette expert, he answers listeners' questions about, for instance, a vegan who takes no pleasure from vegetables.


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Tenacious D Tell You How To Behave

As comedy-rock duo Tenacious D, Kyle Gass and Jack Black parody -- yet also masterfully perform and glorify -- the majestic stadium rock of the '70s and '80s. And now, thanks to us, they are public radio's moral compass.