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Scarlett O'Hara: Five Timeless Lessons in Allure

Loretta Bolger Wish | Posted 11.07.2016 | Women
Loretta Bolger Wish

It's been 80 years since Gone with the Wind was published and both the Civil War epic and its heroine, Scarlett O'Hara, remain as mesmerizing as ever....

Gone With The Wind At 80: Six Lessons For 2016 Writers

Loretta Bolger Wish | Posted 06.13.2016 | Books
Loretta Bolger Wish

Margaret Mitchell's path to success offers important lessons that hold true after eight decades of drastic changes in tastes, culture, mores, business and technology. Besides the obvious -- be a spellbinding storyteller -- here are six takeaways that may help other writers.

What If Tomorrow Never Comes?

Deborah King | Posted 01.27.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Deborah King

How do you finally get around to loving yourself like you should? Here are five suggestions.

Dear Elderly Neighbor: No, I'm Not Looking at You in Your Bathrobe

Kipp Friedman | Posted 11.15.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

Often my morning walk takes me in the opposite direction from your home and yet you still stand warily outside your door, like some silent beacon of modesty, casting a suspicious glance in my direction as if I'm a sexual predator.

How Scarlett O'Hara Taught Me To Be Independent

Ellen Hopkins | Posted 09.23.2013 | Books
Ellen Hopkins

I credit two special ladies with fostering my independent spirit: My mother. And Scarlett O'Hara.

Embrace Your Inner Scarlett O'Hara and Declare You Will Recall Your Dreams

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

There is nothing frivolous about a declaration. A declaration is a laser that slices through vagaries, egocentric pretenses, and societal conditioning -- all the way to the gold at the center of your heart.

Scarlett O'Hara Has Left The Building, Today I'm Facing My Fears

Kathy Carter Woods | Posted 11.25.2012 | Women
Kathy Carter Woods

I've spent a good part of my adult life seeking attention in sometimes strange and dramatic ways. I nurture my belief in the boogie man and fluster at any bump or creak in the night.

Cold Shower Time

Joanne Spataro | Posted 09.11.2012 | Home
Joanne Spataro

I was going to write about how hot summers are in the South. I would have told you when I wake up at 6:30 a.m., it's already 85 degrees with triple-di...

Texts From Scarlett O'Hara

The Hairpin | Posted 06.12.2012 | Women

where r u Scarlett I'm at work I can't text right now need u at mill Scarlett I have the baby with me I really can't come to the mill what baby M...

Margaret Mitchell's 'Gone With The Wind' Turns 75 | Maureen Corrigan | Posted 08.30.2011 | Books

In June 1936, a blockbuster of a book was published; it gave the world a sense of the Old South, an unforgettable heroine and (in the movie version) t...

Top 13 Classic Films With Style

Katie Armour and Jane Lilly Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Katie Armour and Jane Lilly Warren

From Scarlett O'Hara to Sugar Kane, Annie Hall to Sabrina, the starlets and films on our list have won us over for their style, charm and wit.

Movie Review: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Is Lisbeth Salander the most fascinating female literary -- or movie -- character of all time? Certainly, Stieg Larsson's punk-hacker heroine is right up there in the pantheon.

The Banks' Bonus Culture: "Have You Left No Sense of decency?"

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

Now that the banks have been stabilized (to some degree) as a result of massive public intervention, the very individuals who have nearly destroyed the country are ready to dance again.

Haskell Captures the Dynamics Underlying an American Icon in Frankly, My Dear: Gone with the Wind Revisited

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Penelope Andrew

Film scholar Molly Haskell couldn't have been a more perfect choice for Yale University Press to tap for an Icons of America volume that explicates the phenomenon of Gone with the Wind.