Etiquette


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Carol Leifer’s Teflon Back

Standup, author, and producer Carol Leifer is best known for her work as a writer for TV hits like "Seinfeld." Her newest book, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying," offers advice on succeeding in life and business. So we asked her to do the same for our listeners.


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Advice from Hollywood’s BFF, Actress Judy Greer

Actress Judy Greer has had a prolific career in Hollywood, mainly playing best friends and sidekicks. Her new memoir offers winning insights into the character of a 'character actor.' She stops by to offer some friendly, supportive advice.


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Etiquette on Call: Pocket-Dialing The Posts

This month The Posts advise on times when haircuts are more important than family, making offers you don't actually intend to follow-through on, and using children as scapegoats - but it's all in the name of politeness. Really.


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Dave Barry Sticks to his Guns: Humor and Ignorance

With new book titled "You Can Date Boys When You're Forty: Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About," how could we not invite Barry back to advise on other topics he knows very little about, listener etiquette questions?


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Hugh Bonneville Says Stick to Your Guns

"Downtown Abbey" and "The Monuments Men" star Hugh Bonneville is no less elegant and composed out of the period costumes we're used to seeing him wear on screen. He dispenses modern advice, from London to Beijing.


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Carl Hiaasen and the Vile Pizza Plot

Author and journalist Carl Hiaasen has a hard time coming up with fiction that is more bizarre than the real-life headlines of his native Florida. He offers some slightly-bizarre advice to our own listeners' real-life questions.