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Entries by Lisa Birnbach

The Preppy Divorce

(1) Comments | Posted November 9, 2010 | 8:00 AM

Whatever happened to sticking it out? That's what most people did in the 20th century, if they found themselves less than happily married. Preppy couples were discreet, especially if there were children involved. One party might stray; the other might be stoically stuck in place, or -- after an appropriate...
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Lisa Birnbach, Assassin

(1) Comments | Posted October 9, 2009 | 6:12 PM

The invitation said,

"Archery Tournament. Bring a photo of your most hated enemy.

I will supply bows, arrows, feasting, and vodka (always good when shooting death at speeds up to 320 feet per second)."

It was vintage E. Jean Carroll, she of the hilarious...

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My Hair, The Hillary Moment

(5) Comments | Posted June 7, 2008 | 4:57 PM

Watching Senator Clinton's concession speech was a moving and guilt-laden experience for me. While I believe that she would make a grand president, is as smart as any candidate the Democrats have run for the office, and certainly in a different league from the current occupant of the Oval Office,...

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In Which I Say Goodbye

(3) Comments | Posted August 17, 2007 | 9:51 AM

In about 12 hours, our final broadcast of The Lisa Birnbach Show will be over. Our mother ship, GreenStone Media, has run out of money. The founders of GreenStone wanted nothing more than to offer another voice to radio listeners out there, and in the end, without profit. Of all...

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Jack Kevorkian's My Man

(3) Comments | Posted June 5, 2007 | 10:20 AM

I can't say I've spent much time thinking about Jack Kevorkian. I haven't even spent much time thinking about euthanasia. That is, until the Terri Schiavo ratings period on CNN, when I devoted quite a bit of time thinking about the horrific politicization of this young woman in a prolonged...

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