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Algonquin Round Table

Condé Nast Hired Dorothy Parker 100 Years Ago

Kevin Fitzpatrick | Posted 05.17.2015 | Books
Kevin Fitzpatrick

Dorothy Rothschild was 21 and living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan when she mailed a letter that changed her life. It happened 100 years ago, sometime in early 1915. The moment set the scene for her to become Dorothy Parker.

6 Women You Didn't Know Were Members Of The Algonquin Round Table

Kevin Fitzpatrick | Posted 03.07.2015 | Books
Kevin Fitzpatrick

I was delighted to uncover the names and stories of the other members of the Vicious Circle, women that had fascinating and full lives.

You Can't Take It With You: A Child's View

Barry Singer | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts
Barry Singer

As a kid, I used to bring home the plays of Kaufman and Hart from the local library and read them aloud with my little sister and my little brother, Elisa and Mark, on long Saturday afternoons.

Why I Don't Want To Talk Orgasms Over Lunch

Donna Highfill | Posted 04.10.2013 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I have always craved an Algonquin table of my own, a place where a group of people can get together and be freaking hilarious. I want to be Dorothy Parker without the bad ending. However, I would have one rule about my table once food is delivered -- my guests can't talk about sex.

"15 Minutes" vs. 90 Years: How the Algonquin Round-Table Went Viral Before the Internet

Nat Benchley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nat Benchley

Anywhere there is printing these days (ink or pixels), you will find references to the Algonquin Round Table. So, what is it with the adulation of a bunch of "tipsy quipsters"?