Today is my 46th birthday. In honor, here’s a story I wrote in 1994, when I was young and full of snark, and touched up in 2018. Read more “The Party (An Old, Familiar Story)”
Today at 6:10 EST, the landmark 100 billionth advertisement aired using the implication of coitus to sell a product that has little to no bearing on the performance of the sexual act nor on the likeliness of the sexual act occurring. The spot, which ran on ESPN during a college basketball game, was for Geico Insurance. In it a jolly pig had a broken windshield replaced faster than a man using another insurance company, and used the extra time to speed away on a jetski with a leggy, busty blond clinging to him amorously. Read more “Today at 6:10”
This post aired on KFAI in Minneapolis in April 2013 as part of a series on Minnesota writers.
I don’t know why this hasn’t been thought of before, but now that it has, it’s too late for you all. It came to me today on the train—and it’s just what’s needed. It’s called the Sleeper Hat. Or maybe the Stop Cap. Read more “But Wait, There’s More!”
Magistrates are investigating whether Mr. Strauss-Kahn was aware that women who entertained him were prostitutes. One of his lawyers, Henri Leclerc, has ridiculed the idea.
“He could easily not have known, because as you can imagine, at these kinds of parties you’re not always dressed, and I challenge you to distinguish a naked prostitute from any other naked woman,” Mr. Leclerc told a French radio station, Europe 1, in December. – NYT, Feb 21, 2012 (French Police Detain Strauss-Kahn for Questioning, By MAÏA de la BAUME) Read more “Monsieur Leclerc Cross-Examines”