Tracy Lee Curtis

Tracy Lee Curtis

The pursuit of perfection is hair-raising

At a party a grown woman is wearing pigtails. The host, too, is sporting braided twin ponies. I like this new trend. Women are letting their hair down. Well, in this case they’re putting it up, but you know what I mean. Women are getting real again.

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Hoverboards spark childhood memories

I think it’s hilarious that the people who made this year’s hottest, most dangerous Christmas toy in the world, named it after the very thing we parents are most famous for, but will not be able to do once they start playing with it. The hoverboard.

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Judging a book by its Christmas cover

This year I put out a holiday gift book called “Holidazed.” And I could write a book about this book. Starting with the fact that, for several days, my little Christmas book was stuck in Bethlehem (Pa.), and that UPS joked it was late because they were delivering it by camel. True.

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How did Christmas get so complicated?

I figured out the problem with Christmas. There are too many pieces and parts. Which I don’t understand, it’s a birthday. It should be treated as a birthday party – some decorations, some guests, gifts, a song and a Christmas pie.

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