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Mary Battiata

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Mark Sanford and the Argentine Therapy Angle

(2) Comments | Posted July 5, 2009 | 9:24 PM

Love in the Time of Psychoanalysis:

As South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford was reported leaving his official residence late Friday to see his estranged wife and children, you had to hope that his wife, Jenny, had invited a good psychiatrist along for the holiday weekend - preferably one of the...

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Thinking About the Mac Man

(4) Comments | Posted August 20, 2008 | 10:37 PM

I came late to the Bernie Mac Show, so it makes sense that a week and a half after Bernie Mac's death, days after the world has moved on to the Olympics and South Ossetia, I'm still coming to grips with his loss. I didn't catch up with the show...

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The Next Big Bling

(94) Comments | Posted June 12, 2008 | 7:59 PM

Lately I've been wondering what an Obama White House might mean for the future of bling. For the fate of heavy gold, medallions, below-the-butt denim, the whole hip-hop gangsta fashion habit. What if January 20, 2009 turned out to be not just a cultural and clothing pivot point for adults...

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