Tag Archives: Lois Long

Best Of Blog: Lipstick at the 1920s New Yorker

This post originally appeared in October 2011. I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for five years. With her love for cocktails and wit, Lois Long reviewed speakeasies for The New Yorker. She signed her articles “Lipstick” and defined 1920s Flapper … Continue reading

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Toast the Repeal of Prohibition on December 5, 2013

Toast the 80th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition on December 5, 2013 with your favorite libation. Before Sex and the City, there was Lois Long, writing for The New Yorker in Roaring Twenties Manhattan. I noticed the homage to … Continue reading

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Lois Long’s Turmoil of the Holidays

No can tell it like Lois Long aka Lipstick at The New Yorker. In December 1926, she wrote: “The turmoil of the holidays now being upon us, people with headaches and hangovers are wistfully contemplating exeunts either to the bracing … Continue reading

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Lipstick on Martinis

” With her love for cocktails and wit, Lois Long reviewed speakeasies for The New Yorker. She signed her articles “Lipstick” and defined 1920s Flapper style. She would famously show up at The New Yorker at about 4 a.m. without … Continue reading

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