Sometimes the hair is all I can think of and sometimes I forget for a few days and then look in the mirror at the tiny whiskers growing out of my chin, my cheeks, my neck, and cannot believe, literally cannot believe, I've been walking around like this.
Antonia Crane talks to David Henry Sterry about the sex he's bought and sold, about his books about other people's sex, bought and sold, and about how hard it is to find someone who will admit they've paid for sex. ("I didn’t realize the enormous stigma attached to the statement to say, 'Yes, I hire someone to have sex with me.' Easier to get people to admit they are a 'whore' than to get people to admit they hired a whore.")
"What have I learned from Gwyneth's diet? It's an awesome way to live! If I wasn't going to go bankrupt to do it, I would follow the Gwyneth diet to the letter every day."
New York fact that I just learned: Those standalone news stands cannot sell anything for more than $5 before tax.
It costs about $3,000 to build a storm cellar. FEMA might pay you back for up to $2,000 of that, but it takes time/effort/qualifying paperwork. You also have to own the land you're living on, presumably.
I basically already knew all of this because I watch Nashville, but in case you don't watch Nashville, Aylin Zafar explains how the music industry works, and how sometimes artists can get really, really screwed and can't release their music.