Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Bob Hope

by Eubie on May 29, 2013

Today is Bob Hope’s 110th birthday, and nearly the 10-year anniversary of his death (coming up in July). We thought we’d take this opportunity to give a great big UB shout-out to the man from Texaco (we’re dating ourselves, aren’t we?) Bob was the consummate everything: entertainer, philanthropist, bon vivant, symbol of the American man […]

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Male Victims of Sexism? Posh!

by Eubie on May 29, 2013

The Atlantic (one of our favorites) posted an interesting article today on men experiencing sexism, as though the thought just occurred to this esteemed rag after a hundred-and-fifty years in the biz! Kudos, muckrakers! It’s never too late to be the last one at the table.

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Working Moms

by Eubie on May 29, 2013

Wanted to toss this up for comment from the legion of UB followers out there! Mothers are now the top earners in 40 percent of all households. This represents a rather important societal shift. More mothers as top breadwinners, more single mothers, fewer marriages, more pressure on government and business to enact family-friendly policies to […]

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Tip of the Day: The Tao of Steve

by Eubie on May 29, 2013

Last night, Bullitt¬†(1968)¬†was on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). If you don’t already know, the film is a classic and stars the epitome of ’60s cool in what was his personal favorite of his films: Steve McQueen. Yes, we could draw some lessons from this movie, particularly the iconic importance of the 1968 Highland-green Ford Mustang […]

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