Friday, December 15, 2017

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Trophy Wives. Why They Exist and How You Can Become One Too.

We here at Scallywag and Vagabond do love to terrorize. So we sat down with the impossibly lovely“How to Get a Rich Man” author (former...

This Holiday Season you’ll be Smashed.

Once again it’s this time of year that we are compelled to distinguish ourselves as troopers to our families, friends, co workers, employers, accounts,...

Accoutrements & Alcohol and the Habits That Lead you to Them.

With financial institutions in sudden peril and the framework of free market capitalism in jeopardy, I resolved to watch the end of the first...

The Scallywag and Vagabond Weddings Style Register. A Diatribe on How you too Can...

We here at SCV have always enjoyed seeing who makes it in to the New York Times wedding registry. With tea and crumpets...

The Politics of Being Politically Correct.

If we can't say what we think, how can we be who we are? In a mass-produced media blitz of long, rich and blonde, it's...

The Demise of Joie de Vivre…

We here at SCV have been reading with great concern about what has come to happen to a certain habit that for a generation...

The Culture of Status and How It Undoes Us.

We’ve been wondering about the media’s preoccupation with status lately (and by default ours too) and what this portends. The trophy life styles, the...

“Celebrity, Presidency and the Insubordinate Cintra Wilson; A Diatribe on Manners, Executive Privilege and...

With the election finally over, and the new 'emperor' ordained, we are poignantly reminded that what has always been at stake is the strata...

Party Tricks, Smashed Birthday Cakes and the Ideological Hangover.

We’ve all been to them, lavish house parties where the guests begin to resemble the liquor bottles that they’ve been imbibing since early evening,...

The Culture of Fat Cats, Fast Cars, and the Dreams That Sometimes Go Bust.

We've been watching them lately, those gentlemen in finely wrought suits, whispered dispositions and gaunt expressions careening out of control....