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Amy Alkon

Why 'Rude-Shaming' Needs To Be A Thing

RB Bronson | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
RB Bronson

I frequently feel like I'm channeling Miss Clara. Bad manners abound. Men who won't allow a woman to exit an elevator first. Cars that honk after waiting less than a second at a light that just changed. People cracking their gum so loudly it sounds like a trip to the gun range. And don't get me started about talking in a movie theater.

Is Everybody Rude? Modern Manners Unplugged

Debra Ollivier | Posted 02.29.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

Rudeness and bad manners - and books about them - are on the rise. Technology clearly has much to do with this. Even "smart" technology has made many of us seem "less smart." (That's a polite way of putting it.) It's certainly made people more distracted and self-centered, both of which breed bad manners.

Articles About Womanhood, Motherhood, and Beauty: Time to Say Something New

Kate Fridkis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kate Fridkis

No matter what I do, it's going to be a political statement, and women will be writing articles and preaching to paying audiences about all the people in the group I accidentally affiliated with.

What I Learned From Sandy Banks, Amy Alkon and Antwone Fisher: 'Do The Right Thing'

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

But I had made a commitment to speak at Los Angeles Book Festival many months before and couldn't very well back out after the panel -- featuring Antwone Fisher, Amy Alkon and me.