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Maura Kelly

The Bookavore's Dilemma

Bethanne Patrick | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
Bethanne Patrick

To participate in the "Slow Read" movement, says Kelly, one should follow a few simple guidelines: "Read books. As often as you can. Mostly classics." These guidelines mimic Michael Pollan's from The Omnivore's Dilemma: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."

Emma Gray

Sex Advice From Literary Women: 10 Steamy Secrets From Classic Novels | Emma Gray | Posted 01.09.2012 | Women

While classic literature may not be the most obvious go-to source for sex advice, according to Jack Murnighan there's nothing hotter than a good book....

Interview With Maura Kelly, Author of Much Ado About Loving

Teddy Wayne | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Teddy Wayne

The authors of Much Ado About Loving have made a living musing over the vagaries of the human heart, and have put in their time in the dating trenches of New York City.

The Things We Think But Should Not Say

Tara Dublin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Dublin

Just when I think we've made strides as a society, being more accepting of others' differences and whatnot, along come two new egregious examples of Open Mouth, Insert Foot Syndrome.

A Teachable Moment? Marie Claire Blogger's Commentary on "Fat People"

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

Can we turn Maura Kelly's "disgust" in "fat people" into a teachable moment?

Are Marie Claire and CBS Wagging the Dog?

Erica Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Erica Kennedy

Every time Marie Claire posts one of these counterpoint pieces, all the women who were so angry about it will read, tweet, blog, Digg them.

'Mike & Molly' Creator: Blogger Sounds Like Stupid Girl In High School Cafeteria

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

"Mike & Molly" creator Mark Roberts has spoken out about Maura Kelly's "Should 'Fatties' Get A Room?" blog post for Marie Claire, calling Kelly's word...

Dear Marie Claire and Media: Fat People Are People, Too

Josh Shahryar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Shahryar

A reputable international magazine for women just came forward and told millions of women that its staff thinks they're gross. It gave a bigot the platform to come out and hurt millions of people.

Marie Claire Says TV Show About "Fatties" Is Socially Irresponsible

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

I don't care whether or not obese people are "gross" to watch or kiss. I don't care if they're more expensive to insure or riding zebras in Kenya whilst singing "I've got a lovely bunch of coconuts." They are still people before anything else.

Marie Claire Stands By 'Should Fatties Get A Room?' Blog Post

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Marie Claire blogger Maura Kelly has caused a stir online this week with her post "Should 'Fatties' Get a Room? (Even on TV?)" She writes about the CB...