July 2008

Anyone who’s read my newsletter, spent more than 10 minutes in semi-meaningful conversation with me or seen the shame that is my bookshelves knows I have a predilection for the self-help aisle. I fought it for years, in no small part because I saw my mother devour book after best-selling book even as her alcohol […]

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I saw The Youngster last night at a screening of our mutual friend’s film. Lots of great things happened, like seeing Tony Shalhoub sitting two rows away and Kojak parking and a gigantic platter of shrimp at the after-party, but really, the best thing about the evening was it was full of milestone howdys. That’s […]

Posted in: The Personal Ones