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.

Latest stories

You gotta wear shades?

By Beth Teitell , Globe Staff

Do you wear sunglasses at night or inside? You might want to rethink your look.


Do you wear short shorts?

By Beth Teitell , Globe Staff

As the micro-shorts parade continues, fashionistas hunt for an term to describe a variation on “butt cleavage.”

Many hasten to turn their bedrooms into inns via Airbnb

By Beth Teitell , Globe Staff

The promise of relatively easy money is making innkeepers of people who never thought they’d be in the hospitality industry.


Sunscreen math — people, start your calculators

By Beth Teitell , Globe Staff

An SPF bonanza? A dermatologist says don’t get your hopes up.