Jim Knippenberg "Psst"

''I go to parties. And saloon openings. And restaurant grand openings. And fund-raisers, receptions and even, gasp, political events.

''Nice, eh? Slap on some grown-up clothes - they like you to wear shoes at these functions - knock back a few shrimp, make nice with the guests and go home.

''Then I write a three-times-a-week column called Psst! where I blab about everything I heard and saw on the party/bar circuit. I like to think Psst! is a lively mix of names, faces, people, events and here and there a dash of gossip.

''I've been with The Enquirer 26 years. Keep reading 26 more. The fun is just beginning."

. 1998 columns: | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | June | July | Aug | Sept | Oct| Nov
. 1997 columns . 1996 columns

December
.Can you top 21 holiday parties? Dec. 27, 1998
.Reward for parrot-napper Dec. 20, 1998
.Out-of-box thinker gets televised wedgie Dec. 17, 1998
.Actor keeps face in front of camera Dec. 13, 1998
.Olympian effort goes into lapel pins Dec. 10, 1998
.Tower bell draws Ky. cast to France Dec. 8, 1998
.Cincinnati thinkers step out of the box Dec. 6, 1998

November


.Beatlesque boys debut on 'Rosie' Nov. 24, 1998
.Pryor's story uplifting for ESPN Nov. 19, 1998
.'Naked Cowboy' headed to TV Nov. 17, 1998
.Partying main Covington event Nov. 15, 1998
.Komodo keeper a hit in France Nov. 12, 1998
.WEBN not unhappy billboards defaced Nov. 10, 1998
.Cooking giants put heads together Nov. 3, 1998
.Gambler knows how to work 'em Nov. 1, 1998

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October


.Costumed crowd does party hard Oct. 27, 1998
.Fake fur modeling leads to real deal Oct. 25, 1998
.Halloween hosts lure Broadway pals Oct. 22, 1998
.Bad-art bonfire isn't for vanity Oct. 20, 1998
.Vaccaro feasts on fashionable fare Oct. 18, 1998
.Braodway stars stage CCM tribute Oct. 15, 1998
.Elephant lady shares devotion Oct. 13, 1998
.Beautiful home filled with treats Oct. 6, 1998
.Party pro raves about local glitz Oct. 4, 1998
.Boomer signing one for the books Oct. 1, 1998

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September


.Role fulfills "Earnest" actor Sept. 22, 1998
.No. novel's not about Boomer Sept. 20, 1998
.Here come more Square 'I do's' Sept. 17, 1998
.Shower singers primed for prize Sept. 15, 1998
.Fountain Square holds first "I do" Sept. 13, 1998
.New flower show set for autumn Sept. 10, 1998
.Birthday party biggest in town Sept. 8, 1998
.Second career opens at cabaret Sept. 6, 1998
.Batsakes tops Bill Cosby again Sept. 3, 1998
.Regatta creates dearth of ducks Sept. 1, 1998

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Aug 98


.Jerry Lewis party no-show Aug. 30, 1998
."Abracadabra" acts taken with Tristate Aug. 25, 1998
.Elvis imitator plays tribute Aug. 23, 1998
.BBC revives tale of 'dead' woman Aug. 20, 1998
.Dancer taps into Letterman by phone Aug. 18, 1998
.ATP players have their fun Aug. 16, 1998
.ATP serves up plenty of parties Aug. 13, 1998
.Partygoers get prime-time peek Aug. 11, 1998
.Boomer tosses football novel Aug. 9, 1998
.Hey, what about my Bengals box? Aug. 6, 1998
.Lady Chablis paints the town Aug. 4, 1998
.Shave, haircut and a bit of two-stepping Aug. 2, 1998

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July 98


.Tobacco shop burned by thief July 30, 1998
.Parties celebrate tennis, marriage July 28, 1998
.When pink pigs fly away home July 26, 1998
.If only we could be so ... artistic July 23, 1998
.Book offers signs to stop road rage July 21, 1998
.Anthem singers spreads message July 19, 1998
.Kazoos invading Oktoberfest July 16, 1998
.Drag races draw spirited crowd July 14, 1998
.Neighborhood: Watch out! July 12, 1998
.Emma Thompson and a honeymoon July 9, 1998

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June 98


.Malton bows out of gallery role June 28, 1998
.A second woman shatters a ceiling June 25, 1998
.Film commission may lead to a star June 23, 1998
.Writer Wessel on novel No. 2 June 21, 1998
.Johnny Rivers demands top drawer June 18, 1998
.Bulgaria welcomes area conductor June 16, 1998
.He hobnobs for 4,000 Bobs June 14, 1998
.Over the rainbow about Judy tribute June 11, 1998
.Riders raising cash for causes June 9, 1998
.Area 51 makes 'Beastly' fun June 7, 1998
.May Fest endures heat, tantrums June 4, 1998

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May 98


.Chain letter myth circulating again May 26, 1998
.Payne painting at Playhouse May 24, 1998
.ATP still wants women's event May 21, 1998
.Arts enjoyment can lead to love May 18, 1998
.Blue humorist draws the line May 17, 1998
.Celebrities paint plates for charity May 14, 1998
.Lindner money shows up at Pops May 12, 1998
.Lindner company yanks $250,000 gift to CSO May 10, 1998
.Locals make good in some odd places May 7, 1998
.And the elephant's name is ... Ganesh May 3, 1998

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April 98


.Over-The-Rhine history detailed April 21, 1998
.Titanic dinners first-class only April 19, 1998
.Cincinnati Zoo coming to Conan April 16, 1998
.Reds fans shun odd-colored caps April 14, 1998
.Local author gets Texas town's goat April 12, 1998
.Chubby Checker hits road with twist April 9, 1998
.'Grease' role burst teen-ager's bubble April 7, 1998
.Teen-age expert raves about 'Rent' April 5, 1998
.Pavarotti doffs cap to Queen City April 2, 1998

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March 98


.Wayne Newton keeps to himself March 31, 1998
.Zoo scores coup: A manatee home March 26, 1998
.Cincinnatians might dance into Olympics March 24, 1998
.Sons of St. Pat party not so PC March 19, 1998
.Gallo VP flips over five-way March 17, 1998
.Kings Island takes bronze in coasters March 15, 1998
.You might bid on Monica's T-shirt March 12, 1998
.Chesley keeping party secret March 10, 1998
.Cast your online vote for Miss USA March 8, 1998
.Quallsfest bumps into Bockfest March 5, 1998
.Potato's legacy may live in clone March 3, 1998
.Albee sends thanks to ETC March 1, 1998

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February 98


.Activist touting censorship show Feb. 19, 1998
.So far, 1998 is pie-eyed year Feb. 17, 1998
.Art class draws fans from afar Feb. 15, 1998
.Finding kids for cast no mecca Feb. 12, 1998
.It wasn't unusual to see Tom Jones Feb. 10, 1998
.Give your valentine an animal this year Feb. 8, 1998
.Cheer for city's only pro Bowler Feb. 1, 1998

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January 98


.Area moms star in 'Working' magazine Jan. 29, 1998
.Miami toasts prof with baton Jan. 27, 1998
.Vester warms up arm and voice Jan. 25, 1998
.Zoo doc spends vacation breeding Jan. 22, 1998
.Doctor hit with Packer fever Jan. 20, 1998
.Capt. Kangaroo makes casting call Jan. 13, 1998
.Planning parties like it's 1999 Jan. 11, 1998
.Local rockers get a showcase Jan. 8, 1998
.Blackwell's life draws "Applause!" Jan. 6, 1998
.Fake fur biz just fabulous Jan. 4, 1998
.Top Psychics! keep record intact Jan. 1, 1998

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