No smoke, but there could be fire: E-cigarettes might not be the answer

...lighting up in an office, school or other public place is unimaginable. What was once accepted social behavior has become taboo. BUT THAT'S NOT the case with electronic cigarettes. Because the vapors produced are regarded as harmless steam, e-smokers...

'Taboo,' the Boy George musical, closing on Feb. 8

NEW YORK -- "Taboo," the Boy George musical brought to Broadway...the seats at the Plymouth Theatre. "'Taboo' was by far the most fulfilling experience...Barlow, a spokesman for the show. When "Taboo" closes Feb. 8, it will have played...

Rosie puts up all the money herself to launch 'Taboo'

NEW YORK -- When it comes to "Taboo," Rosie O'Donnell has put her money...performances Oct. 24 at the Plymouth Theatre. "Taboo," O'Donnell said, is "a legitimate...O'Donnell - dressed simply in denim and a "Taboo" T-shirt - was out-glammed by the...

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Rosie O'Donnell bids tearful farewell to 'Taboo'

...Minutes after the final curtain fell on "Taboo," the $10 million Broadway musical that...you, Rosie!" fans shouted, holding "Taboo" playbills and posters for her to sign...Leviathen Hendricks, 34, a New York actor. "Taboo," funded entirely by O'Donnell, told...

Taboos abound in bridal shower invitation

...the monetary cost of each. It seems to me that this whole wedding-festivities affair is compounded with social etiquette taboos. The first is that a member of the bride's or groom's immediate family never holds a shower. Second, it is the ultimate...

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Taboos, not laws, prevented most unions

...be small. "First of all, it's not the law that's preventing them from coming together. Primarily, it's the social taboos," he said. The law was difficult to enforce, especially when people were spread out over large rural areas, he said. In...

'Blazing Saddles' pokes fun at less-taken trail of taboos

...Blazing Saddles ropes (sorry about that) its audience in with outrageous wit and a willingness to gun down (sorry again) taboos. Much has been made of the broad, brassy brand of comedy that made Mel Brooks a household name. A proud vulgarian, the writer...

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Friendship was forged in heat of 1964 civil rights struggle

...reminisced about Freedom School lessons under a tree in oppressive heat, practice sessions for a sit-in at a segregated theater, taboos that prevented a white woman and black man from sitting next to each other in a car. As they talked, they sometimes finished...

Sex questions still taboo on teen survey

ATLANTA -- In a CDC-sponsored survey, Georgia high school students answered questions on smoking cigarettes, wearing bicycle helmets, carrying a weapon, and trying marijuana.

Euan Morton makes Broadway debut in 'Taboo'

...Broadway's Plymouth Theatre in the new musical "Taboo." But Morton's rendition is so convincing...O'Dowd, who also wrote the score for "Taboo." "If I was watching somebody playing...I think ultimately the reason that 'Taboo' appeals to people is because the message...