Manners 'Mr. Manners' Has A New Podcast. He Wants To Use It To Make America Kind Again By Steven Petrow & Rebecca Martinez • Sep 14, 2016 Steven Petrow Hello friends, new and old. I live in North Carolina, where I write the “Civilities” column for the Washington Post, which is about LGBT and straight social dilemmas. I also pen the “Digital Ethics” column for USA Today.