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The Most Shocking Part of Mimi Alford’s Story

By now, you’ve probably heard of the delicious new book out by Mimi Alford, a White House intern during the administration of John F. Kennedy. Her memoir, Once Upon a Secret: My Affair With John F. Kennedy and its Aftermath, details her eighteen-month affair with the president. The Daily Beast has an excellent and—more importantly—detailed … Continued

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The Inner Life Brad Pitt: The Cover Boy on Politics, Marriage, Religion—THR Faking ADHD Gets You Into Harvard—The Daily Beast Adele’s “21” Is Biggest No. 1 Hit in 20 Years—Billboard Charts Metrosexuals, RIP: Masculinity Is Making a Comeback—Moveline Related: Liam Neeson as Alpha Male in The Grey—Screenrant Makers of The Grey Confront Their Inner Beast—LAT … Continued

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Judging Our Politicians by What They Wear

Over the last few days, several articles have called attention to the fashion choices of our leading men and women. Over at The Daily Beast, there was a piece titled, “The Language of Margaret Thatcher’s Handbags.” Another piece from the Wall Street Journal took a look at Michelle Obama’s wide-cinching belts, which binds her dress to her mid-waist. … Continued

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