Posts tagged "wives"

The Gorgeous Wives Of Fela Kuti

The other day, I watched "Fela Kuti: Music Is The Weapon," a 1980s' documentary about Nigerian musician and activist Fela Kuti. Kuti's life has been turned into a hit Broadway play called Fela (see it if you can), and his songs of revolution, strife and struggles of everyday life in Nigeria still resonate today. "Music…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 1, 2012

New Social Networking Site Thinks Women Need Wives, Too

A new social networking site wants to re-brand female friendship. Frenemies, be gone! Bye, bye BFFs. Hello "wives." It's the newest term for your closest lady friends and allies. I know what your thinking ... that word has kind of already been claimed. But Band of Wives, a new social networking site, want…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 25, 2010

Like Red Nailpolish? You’d Make A Horrible Wife

In the 1930s, Dr. George W. Crane, who ran a counseling practice and started his own matchmaking service, designed a test to give couples feedback on their marriages. Either the husband or the wife took the test, which rates the wife in various areas. Crane attempted to make the test scientific, but he did admit…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 14, 2008

Good Luck Getting Any Shut-Eye If Your Husband Suffers From Sleep Apnea

Earlier, we discussed how the device that helps those suffering from sleep apnea is cumbersome and unattractive. However, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that men were more likely to wear the CPAP machine if their wives slept with them, rather than in a separate bed. Unfortunately,…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 22, 2008