Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer at the Boston Globe. She aims to capture the zeitgeist of modern culture by writing on the intersection of technology, the economy, sports and politics with everyday life. Her on-air commentaries run on public radio’s popular Marketplace program and she appears regularly on local radio and TV. She has written two books.

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People in open-concept homes are realizing the walls were there for a reason

By , Globe Staff

For decades, the “open concept” has been a home buyers’ religion. But now, experts say, people are starting to openly yearn for walls.

First came the home DNA kits. Now come the support groups

By , Globe Staff

“I feel like I’m a freak now,” said the founder of a secret support group with nearly 5,000 members.

Priority line madness: Now even Santa’s lap has a FastPass

By , Globe Staff

Wherever you look nowadays there are two lines: a priority line for insiders, and another line for everyone else.