PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Monday, December 26, 2011
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1:00 – 1:20
1:20 – 1:40
Best and worst Christmas gifts…and what to do about them
Was it a Snuggie? A Chia pet? A monogrammed pink bunny suit? On the day after Christmas, what’s the etiquette of returning gifts, and of everything post-Christmas? Can you re-gift it? A recent Canadian poll found that 75 percent of people may hold on to their unwanted holiday gifts this season, even though the idea of re-gifting polls as being increasingly acceptable. What's causing us to hold on? For most, it's feelings of guilt or shame in hurting the gift-er's feelings. Advice goddess Amy Alkon joins Patt to answer all your questions, big and small, about holiday gift etiquette.
Amy Alkon, advice columnist and author of “I See Rude People: One woman’s battle to beat some manners into impolite society”
1:40 – 2:00
Cathy McNassor, author, “
E.J. Stephens, co-author, “
2:00 – 2:33
Surprise – men don’t think about sex as much as we (and they) think they do
We’ve all heard the ballpark statistics about men and their incessant daydreaming about sex. But some new research from the
Terri Fisher, professor of psychology,
2:33 – 3:00
Award-winning journalist Jim Lehrer’s new book “
Jim Lehrer, award-winning American author, playwright and journalist. He is the executive editor and former anchor of PBS News Hour and author of 20 novels, two memoirs and three plays.
- Spanning a fifty-year career, Lehrer has interviewed every president since Gerald Ford and has moderated eleven presidential debates.