So You Don’t Have Curtains…

Over at Brooklyn Magazine our old friend Edith Zimmerman has taken us through her curtain-based journey, under the title How To Achieve Everlasting Happiness (And Install Curtains). It is both enlightening -- on a curtain as well as Edith's soul level -- and hilarious.

My Last Hundred Bucks: A Red Cross Donation and Many, Many Liquids

Where did you spend your last hundred bucks, Edith Zimmerman?

How Edith Zimmerman Does Money

How do you do money, Edith Zimmerman?

Five Hot Ways to Read Hot New NYT Magazine Story

1. Wait until Sunday and then go to a coffee shop and buy a Sunday New York Times ($5 in NYC, $6 elsewhere) 2. Wait until Sunday and then steal your neighbor’s Sunday NYT. Read and return. 3. Wait until Sunday and then steal your neighbor’s Sunday NYT. Read and don’t return. 4. Wait until Sunday and then call your mom who has a NYT subscription and have her read it to you over the phone. 5. Read it on The Internet, this second.

Is Sephora a Dream or Our National Nightmare?

I asked many intelligent women and a few men about their experiences at Sephora. There were some strong reactions.