Jennifer Graham

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Couples Don’t Need Wedding Loans. They Need More Modest Weddings

It’s been fifty-four years since Jessica Mitford skewered the funeral industry in The American Way of Death, and twenty-five years since she followed up with The American Way of Birth, which was equally scathing. Unfortunately, Mitford died...

Why We Should Bring Back 'Ma’am' and 'Sir'

The ever winsome Rachel Maddow won kudos last week for her response when a New Jersey congressman called her “sir” on the air. “It’s all right, I answer to both,” she said, laughing, after Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., a Democrat from Paterson, quickly...