Bunky Mortimer

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Bunky Mortimer is related to one of the grandest Anglo-Saxon Protestant families in the United States. He is sort of a black sheep in the family, but has chosen to write the truth rather than toe the line. He has been married three times, and is a recovering alcoholic.


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Remembrance of Yale’s Past

Remembrance of Yale’s Past

May 31, 2011

We love Yale sluts! “No” means “yes,” and “yes” means

Cultural Caviar

Authors and Gluttons: Bunky’s Guide to Eating

Authors and Gluttons: Bunky’s Guide to Eating

April 08, 2011

I just happened to lay my hands on a recent copy of The New York Times’

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Oh, Say, Can’t You Stop?

Oh, Say, Can’t You Stop?

February 10, 2011

Aren’t you fed-up with goofy renditions of our national anthem? I refer to

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In the Navy!—With Gobs of Seamen!

In the Navy!—With Gobs of Seamen!

January 13, 2011

Guess what—many gays aren’t offended at all by the scandalous USS

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The Thong Remains the Shame

The Thong Remains the Shame

December 15, 2010

Semper ubi sub ubi. —Juvenal When Dorothy Parker said, “Brevity is the

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Le Jour de Merci Donnant

Le Jour de Merci Donnant

November 24, 2010

In the 1960s a kind of sport for us Yanks in Paris was making light of our

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Bunky Mortimer’s Upper Class Guide to Drinking, Part II

Bunky Mortimer’s Upper Class Guide to Drinking, Part II

November 17, 2010

Now, class, you will remember in this symposium’s first installment that we

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Bunky Mortimer’s Upper Class Guide to Drinking

Bunky Mortimer’s Upper Class Guide to Drinking

November 09, 2010

Yes, I’m a recovering alcoholic and haven’t touched a drop in some time,

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Hocking Loogies

Hocking Loogies

November 02, 2010

One of the unintended consequences and, for me, an unanticipated pleasure of

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Black Tie for Dummies

Black Tie for Dummies

October 26, 2010

You know what gets me hot under my Brooks Brothers collar? It’s the goofballs

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Semper Fi

Semper Fi

October 18, 2010

For about an hour I watched the Columbus Day Parade from the rise of Lenox Hill

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Ivana Lowell Bites the Silver Spoon That Feeds Her

Ivana Lowell Bites the Silver Spoon That Feeds Her

October 14, 2010

Guinness heiress Ivana Lowell has released her memoir, Why Not Say What

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Keeping Standards High in Clubland

Keeping Standards High in Clubland

October 06, 2010

“In the Bengal Club at Calcutta they don’t allow dogs or Indians, but in

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American Boarding Schools: No Boot Camp For Boys

American Boarding Schools: No Boot Camp For Boys

September 28, 2010

As the herds of wildebeest migrate in October and November, when the short

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Bunky Mortimer’s London Season Diary

Bunky Mortimer’s London Season Diary

June 24, 2010

We WASPS have a long tradition with the London “Season.” The Chelsea Flower

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Queen Elizabeth Makes a Rare Appearance for King Constantine

Queen Elizabeth Makes a Rare Appearance for King Constantine

June 07, 2010

Well, that was an easy one. King Constantine of the Hellenes—that’s the

Hot Press from the Riviera

Hot Press from the Riviera

May 29, 2010

My mother tought me early in life my name should never appear in the gutter

Fashion

The Nerdiest President

The Nerdiest President

May 12, 2010

Chester A. Arthur was known to have 80 pairs of pants in his closet at the

High Society

Fashion Wrap: The Met Gala Disappoints

Fashion Wrap: The Met Gala Disappoints

May 07, 2010

         A panoply of dreary frocks and ill-conceived looks appeared on the red