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Hosts Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning answer audience questions about modern etiquette with advice based on consideration, respect, and honesty. Like their great-great-grandmother, Emily Post, Lizzie and Dan look for the reasons behinds the traditional rules to guide their search for the correct behavior in all kinds of contemporary situations. Test your social acumen and join the discussion about civility and decency in today's complex world.
 
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Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on how long should a visit last, crafting compliments, play date hosting gifts, and accepting compliments. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question of the week is about picking …
 
The president of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice discusses the Derek Chauvin trial, policing and how we can heal America's racial wounds. See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-up Read more from Washington Post Opinions: https://www…
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on affordable flowers for a wedding, addressing concerns you have before going on a zoom date, how to determine who sits at the head of the table, and roommates inviting people over during th…
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on a bachelor-et back out, turning down offers of help, boxing up leftovers, and a friend who makes not-so-friendly comments. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about do…
 
The author of "Surviving the White Gaze: A Memoir" discusses her Opinions piece on transracial adoption: "Trying to navigate this existence and this identity, it was just exhausting." See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-up Read more from …
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on a modern wedding quandary, a very overly intrusive neighbor, double last name confusion, and addressing envelopes. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about saying you…
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on teaching children table manners, zoom weddings, what to include on accommodation cards, and work friend now boss. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is about you're welc…
 
The Oregon Democrat stares down threats from Mitch McConnell to fix a rule that he says has broken the Senate. See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-up Read more from Washington Post Opinions: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/?utm_so…
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on mail mishaps, making safety suggestions to other parents, sharing success on social media, and introducing etiquette to your peers. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your question i…
 
To see a video of today's introduction visit Patreon.com/awesomeetiquette. Welcome to a special Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on asking guests to dress formally, responding to touchy compliments, declining to host a party, and polit…
 
The former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus discusses the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, vaccine inequality and voter suppression. See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-up Read more from Washington Post Opinions: https://www.w…
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on sticking to the registry, entertaining a lot due to where you live, smelly foods at work, and asking to be paid for the work you’ve done. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our quest…
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on farmers market etiquette, what to do when a nice gesture makes someone uncomfortable, celebrating step children, and separate baby showers with different guest lists. For Awesome Etiquette…
 
See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-up Read more from Washington Post Opinions: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-upBy The Washington Post
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on proper salutations, buying gifts from the registry, leaving a job gracefully, and having a limited ceremony space for your wedding. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members our question is…
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on a meal train mishap, gracefully wrapping up a gathering early, seating significant others at a wedding, and how to go about asking someone to throw you a bridal shower. For Awesome Etiquet…
 
Kendi and Blain edited “Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019,” which tells the story of Black people in America from the perspectives of 90 writers who reflect the community's diversity and lived experience. See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts…
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on turning down being in the wedding party, not wanting people to borrow your expensive items, losing control when others are planning your baby shower and how to politely check on someone’s …
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on bringing friends as wedding plus-ones, improving your child’s conversation skills, neighbors who use your property without permission, and repaying family members for their generosity. For…
 
Writing in the wake of the death of George Floyd, Thomas said, “The weight and the responsibility…felt even greater.” See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-up Read more from Washington Post Opinions: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/…
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on title mix ups, a followup question on being an aunty, including non-supportive siblings in your wedding party, and getting confirmation that the gifts you sent were received. For Awesome E…
 
Derek Black, the godson of David Duke and the son of the creator of the website Stormfront, discusses the future of white nationalism in the context of recent events. See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-up Read more from Washington Post O…
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on joint greeting cards, LinkedIn messages, a new covid wedding conundrum and making expectations clear to your babysitter. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members your bonus question is abo…
 
Capricia Penavic Marshall knows presidential transitions — at least in years anything close to normal. This hand-off is certainly not that, but let Marshall explain how it ought to unfold in all its process and pageantry. See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referra…
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on wearing a mask while running, work emails on holidays, tipping for hotel meals, and the debate over second baby showers. For Awesome Etiquette Sustaining members your question is about pay…
 
Welcome to Awesome Etiquette, where we explore modern etiquette through the lens of consideration, respect and honesty. On today’s show we take your questions on the added burden for hosts during a pandemic, tributes to deceased loved ones that include politics, friends who borrow things and don’t return them, and expectations for soon-to-be aunts.…
 
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