Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer for the Boston Globe; an on-air commentator for public radio’s Marketplace program; and the author of two humorous books, “From Here to Maternity,” and “Drinking Problems at the Fountain of Youth.” She writes on a wide range of topics for the Globe, but whether she’s covering politics, sports, money, parenting –or lasagna – her goal is the same: to inform readers while also taking them through an enjoyable romp.

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When did parkas go from being a wardrobe workhorse to a status symbol?

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Like jeans before them, parkas are transitioning from a utilitarian item to a status symbol.

Holidays in the time of Trump. Even the gifts have been weaponized.

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Tensions are running so high that even the world’s blandest gift -- a candle -- threatens to become a flash point.

Note to self-driving cars: Rage will take you far in Boston

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How tough are Boston drivers? Let’s just say that even our automated cars will need some attitude.

Call it the ‘Trump 10’

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An MGH obesity doctor compares Trump-related stress eating to levels seen after a divorce or a death in the family.