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Etiquette Is a Bullshit Code Written by Wealthy Aristocrats, So Keep Your Elbows on the Table, Fellow Peasants

I am, herein, seeking justice for my five-year-old self, who underwent military-grade table etiquette boot camp under the supervision of my loving but sometimes despotic…

The Art of the Italian Exit

I go a little overboard at parties. After a decade of legal drinking, I’m no longer puking in my friend’s toilet at 9 p.m. or…

How to Get Someone to Leave Without Looking Like a Dick

As we near that time of year where you feel socially obligated to invite some friends and family over to your house, for no other…

What’s the Perfect Number of Friends for a Night Out?

Short answer: It’s four. But wait: Let’s examine this a little further. To start with, let’s compare two of the most significant groups in the history…