Etiquette and Manners

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What is rude?

My mother got ___faced at a family event and started a fight with me ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  May 21, 2010

Dr. Lovemonkey: Commitment-phobes, rude dudes

My boyfriend of a year and a half, "Bill," recently asked me to move in with him. For the most part it's been good, but there's one problem.
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  August 14, 2009

Be a real man

I hope you inform your readers that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout the United States.  
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  October 09, 2008

Brideshead reinterpreted

“Excuse me, Mr. Waugh, did you see the new movie version of Brideshead Revisited ?”
The 2008 version goes its own way
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  July 23, 2008

Seven should-be habits of highly effective T-riding people

One person’s peaceful commute on the T is another person’s journey to the gaping maw of Hell.
Keep your hands on the pole and not on your neighbor’s ass, bucko.
By SHARON STEEL  |  May 02, 2008

July 28, 2007

Daily forecast
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  July 25, 2007


Remembrance of things past

Pratt is a connoisseur of historical faux pas.
Greta Pratt at Bernard Toale, Bonnie Donohue at the Center for Latino Arts
By GREG COOK  |  July 10, 2007

February 2, 2007

Full moon in Leo. This is the weekend for partying, although Aries and Libra could make a few social faux pas. Fortunately, the roar of the crowd should drown anything out. Leo, the forces are with you, but choose your arenas wisely. No sense screeching
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  January 31, 2007

New Orleans story

When the Royal Ballet touches down at the Wang Theatre this month, quash any visions you might have of tea-and-crumpets decorum.
The Royal Ballet’s Manon
By DEBRA CASH  |  June 13, 2006

Social studies II

Workhorse is a well-named theater.
Workhorse’s insightful With Claws and Beak
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 18, 2006

March 13, 2006

Waxing moon in Virgo. Good day for going over accounts or being really picky about minor matters. Yes, this can be a positive thing, particularly for Capricorn and Taurus, who get to exercise analytical skills. Virgo is the center of attention — yet virg
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  March 09, 2006


The lastest days of the Littlest Bar

The Littlest Bar sits slightly below ground at 47 Province Street, near the Granary Burying Ground and Old City Hall.
Four hundred square feet of history, camaraderie, and booze marches to its end
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 29, 2006