Monthly Archives: November 2009

Mary Wells Is Stumped

That angel must be on vacation because I don’t know what I would do.

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Mary Wells’s Creative Thinking Strategy

I don’t think I will think about something. Thoughts happen to me anyplace, anytime. I would forget all about them so I learned in the ad biz to keep little pads in my pockets, and when a good thought happened, to write it down. After all, a good thought could get me new business. My life is a […]

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The wOw Interview: An Insider’s Look at Cosmetic Surgery, With Dr. Haideh Hirmand

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Plastic Surgeon Dr. Haideh Hirmand joins Joni Evans for a frank discussion about plastic surgery – how to find the right doctor, how hush-hush you can really keep it and other ifs, whens and how much

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How to Make Mary Wells Crazy

When my husband started having a string of illnesses I sold my interest in Wells Rich Greene so that I would not have to leave him to travel to clients. A few years not working drove me very close to crazy. I had been a writer in the advertising business so I wrote a book. The […]

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It’s the Abortion Issue, Stupid, by Mr. wOw

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Mr. wOw talks health care.

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Mr. wOw gives James Cameron’s 3-D Movie ‘Avatar’ an F

Wait till he sees it

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One Thing Mary Wells Has Never Done

Baseball. Radio. Screen doors slamming. Heat. Flies. The smell of beer. Undershirts. My uncles. My mother in the kitchen. I vowed I would never see a game and never have.

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Mary Wells’s Famous Window Treatments

When I came to New York my husband and I rented a small apartment on 14th Street. When I could, I bought raspberry silk draperies and I have been buying raspberry silk draperies ever since. David Mlinaric, a great English designer, has recently published a book that includes my last apartment in London, and sure enough, […]

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Interrogating Kate Gosselin and Rush Limbaugh

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Mr. wOw weighs in on interrogators Natalie Morales vs. Chris Wallace.

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Mary Wells’s First New York Experience

We didn’t have milkmen. We didn’t have mailmen or paperboys either. I lived in a very small town that seems now like a dream. There were no immigrants, no black people, no rich or sadly poor people. We went to a little grocery store for milk. My father brought magazines home from work and they […]

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