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Ex-Seinfeld Writer Fred Stoller Gets Serious and Returns to Stand-up Comedy

Steve Karras | Posted 06.01.2014 | Comedy
Steve Karras

Fred Stoller is one funny guy. He wrote the book on character acting (literally -- it's called Maybe We'll Have You Back: The Life of a Perennial TV Guest Star), and now he's returning to his roots as a stand-up comic.

5 Signs You're A Modern Day Flapper (NEW BOOK)

Judith Mackrell | Posted 03.19.2014 | Books
Judith Mackrell

Far from being pitied, these single women were feared as a dangerously unpredictable force: they'd just been given the vote, and many were earning their own money and they'd enjoyed an unprecedented taste of independence during the war years.

Punks and Flappers and What They Can Teach Us

Pauline Millard | Posted 07.14.2013 | Women
Pauline Millard

Despite thriving over 50 years apart, these two groups have quite a bit in common and can give us a good refresher course on female empowerment, which is totally having a moment right now.

Flappers' Dictionary: How To Talk The 1920s Talk

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 06.11.2011 | Style

We can give you all of the advice you'll ever need about how to dress like a flapper -- fringed dresses, pearls, a cloche to end all cloches -- but no...

Some Hard Truth About Hard Times

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Shaffer

Using the Depression as a baseline for discussions of national prosperity ignores an important historical truth: for millions of average citizens, money was tight prior to the 1930s.