| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:22 PM
You promised that if I liked my candy, I could keep it. I couldn't take that chance. -- Shelly Oster, Orem, Utah
On a positive note, Mom, your Spanx are very comfortable. -- Bill Hook, Plainville
Sometimes I feel like I am my own...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The morning show format doesn't lend itself to going in-depth on any one topic. It's a lot of happy chit-chat and local weather. That's what the late night talk show can do -- really drill down into the subjects that most affect our lives. "Today" host...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Television has a split image: one by day and another by night.
In the daytime, blacks and other people of color are a prominent presence, hosting popular talk shows and playing juicy roles in soap operas. But at night, minorities are largely sidelined,...
| Nov 22, 2013
For more than a decade, Barbara Blane Toney has been dealing with the classic symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome: bloating, gas and abdominal distress.
Her doctors prescribed medication and over-the-counter supplements, treatments that only seemed...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Two years ago, while competing in a 5K run in Clermont, Danielle Frazier noticed a handful of runners a few paces ahead sporting T-shirts with an eye-catching catchphrase: Black Girls RUN!
And that's exactly what she did, running after the ladies to...
| Nov 29, 2013
If you want to get into an argument with a woman, compliment her.
Say she did an excellent job on her project, on her assignment or with her fundraiser, then watch what happens. Whether you're applauding her for the skillful handling of a complex...
| Dec 6, 2013
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I have been invited to a black-tie dinner at a fancy private club. Is a knee-length dress acceptable attire? The dress I would wear is sleeveless, decorated with rhinestones around the neckline and around the edges of the three-...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:01 AM
With each cute baby Crystal Neilson delivered, she found her body more unattractive.
Her breasts sagged a little more. The skin on her stomach stretched out like a deflated balloon. “There was stuff falling out all over the place,” said...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Primetime is so overpopulated by petite, model-thin size zeroes it's refreshing to see a protagonist who isn't, especially when it's an ebullient presence like the one Rebel Wilson plays in ABC's "Super Fun Night." Yet as inclined as people will likely be...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I was asked for my references when I applied as an office worker at a company near my house. I hadn't worked before so I asked several of my neighbors for references. The office manager said they were "friend" references, not job references,...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Here's the good news, Dance Moms faithful. We had two hours to fill tonight and, once again, a decent portion of it was a pretty good time. Flirty, happy Abby. Booze-a-riffic moms. Another “Invitational featuring the Abby Lee Dance Studio”...