Every time I went to dinner in the ballroom that once belonged to J.P. Morgan's daughter, Joan would call for the waiters, cooks and kitchen staff to come out. She would thank them. And the guests would applaud. I never saw another New York hostess do that.
All weather talk is good talk as far as I am concerned. It is also human talk. Checking the forecast on multiple platforms is an American pastime, but staying around to discuss the weather on any platform is a different thing altogether.
When reality TV gets it right, viewers catch a glimpse of something authentic. E!'s Giuliana & Bill, which follows one of America's favorite entertainment couples and airs Tuesday nights at 8/7c, gets it right.