Category Archives: Public Places Etiquette

Kanye West Wants You to Stop Saying Stupid Stuff

Etiquette lesson by Kanye West: Don't say stupid stuff.

Next time you bump into Mr. West at the airport, make sure your question is intelligent or of interest to him. Cuz he said, "...people like to say really stupid stuff to me." Most celeb's want to please their fans, but it doesn't mean that they...
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Wearing a Mask on the Plane

You find the perfect seat on the airplane, and then...

There you are, boarding the plane. You see a mom holding her infant--pass.  You see an ample man who is already encroaching on the seat next to him--pass.  Ah, you see a woman looking down at the airline magazine seemingly flying solo, so you...
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President Obama’s Restaurant Moment

23-obama-chipotle.w529.h352.2xLeaning over food product is a no-no, no matter who you are. 

So, President Obama leaned over the sneeze-guard at Chipotle while ordering. Etiquette faux pas according to Twitter gone-ablaze. Our President has recently set Twitter ablaze again when he was caught...
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Travel Tips: What not to wear

tank topBeing comfortable is important when traveling. I there such a things as taking it too far?

But I'm not. Unless you're going to be locked up in your car alone or with your family members who love and accept you no matter what, please...
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Talksport UKs Sports Radio Interview

Celebrity break-ups.

Recently, I received a surprise call from a popular sports talk radio show "Talksport" in the UK inviting me to comment on the recent breakup of Rory Mcllroy and Caroline Wozniacki. To listen: May 22 talksport.com with Mike Graham (please forward to 19:30) Topic:  Did Mr. Mcllroy handle the situation well?  In my humble opinion, he did....
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Hot Tub Etiquette

If it's public, good manners are required.

Picture it; you've arrived to your hotel destination. Ready to go into "relax" mode, you both grab your swimsuits and take the walk down the corridor when you spot the pool.  It's empty.  You don't care because you're headed for the bubbling, steaming hot tub. As you approach,...
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Overweight Friend

walking clip artOverweight Friend

Although making headway, weight, is still a sensitive and somewhat controversial subject.

People blame fast-food joints, lack of money, lack of time, food manufacturing industries, upbringing, video games, an inactive lifestyle, etc. Whether you are in the camp of "They can lose weight...
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11 Ways to Behave in an Art Museum

11 Ways to Behave in an Art Museum

If you're used to the hands-on museums, you may want to look at my list of 11 ways to behave in an art museum.

Pretentiously commenting for all to hear or taking steps, forward and backward and from side to side as though you have just...
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Women in Advertising

thigh-advertising-JapanWomen in Advertising

Advertising does pay--how far are you willing to go to promote your client?

What do you think about this latest advertising craze? Japanese women are getting paid to wear ads on their thighs.  They receive anywhere from $13.00 to $121.00 per day to stick on...
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