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There’s a scene in the seminal movie ‘La Dolce Vita ‘ (directed by Federico Fellini)where the eponymous hero and obvious dilettante Marcello must decide...

Why We Pretty People Like Night…

Under the veil of dark, it is easy to appear beautiful. Make up, clothes, location, pose, tone of voice...all these things combined at a...

Why I’m into ‘Hot Dads.’

So we all know the hoopla that was spawned with MILFs… meaning ‘Moms I’d Like to Fuck.’ Crude as it might be, I am...

A Bohemian’s Guide to Surviving the Recession.

The big bad Recession is everywhere you look these days and those who least expected it, are feeling the pinch. While normal middle...

The Unconventional Lifestyle of a Cocaine Dealer. Part 2.

The Unconventional Lifestyle of a Cocaine Dealer. Part 1. For anyone who has ever wondered where all the kids get the energy, the chutzpah to...

The Unconventional lifestyle of a Cocaine dealer. Part 1.

The Unconventional Lifestyle of a Cocaine Dealer. Part 2 No one despite what they may think decides to grow up to become an axe murderer,...

The etiquette of being drunk in public

We have all been there. Whether it is a business lunch that goes too long, a brunch that sees more mimosas than needed or the...

Pump and Dump: the Society of the Spectacle.

Famed philosopher Guy Debord wrote on the Society of the Spectacle, the point at which meaning falls victim to bullshit. It is, in simpler...

Why you like men in Uniform…

“Guess what, Mom?” I said on the phone. “It’s Fleet Week!” “Oh, I know!” she enthused. “It’s Samantha’s favorite holiday!” Yes, the fictional Samantha Jones’ favorite...

The Etiquette of Flying.

This Memorial Day weekend, it was estimated some 2.1 million Americans took to the skies for their holiday travel. Though that number is down,...

The Theory and Etiquette of Infidelity.

You know should not do it, but let’s not kid ourselves. People are tempted and whether out of boredom, spite, curiosity or burning loins...

How you know if he’s a Player or not…

Let us initially dispense with the obvious. How you know he’s a player? Who even talks like that anymore? This article might as well...

The Etiquette of Claiming Poverty and Getting Away With It.

Some of us were made for the strobe of celebrity appearances and platter-served cognac that stings our tongues hips upon first sip. There is...

Dakota Jackson: Builder of wonders.

To hear Dakota Jackson tell it there is that moment between indecision and acceptance, the very imprecise notion that one can never entirely wrap...

The etiquette of Concert Going…just in case you needed to know.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Concert Etiquette Concerts make for a good evening even if you are not seeing your favorite band, probably because...