Positing antianxiety drugs as a cause of panic attacks has to be the greatest marketing trick ever.
Great article. I think the cover with the girls wearing towels on their heads really symbolizes the differing "personality" of the magazine back then and right now. Right now is crass.
It's true, people pay what they can afford, and last time I went to Whole Foods I opted not to pay $4.99 a pound for shallots. Nothing from the allium family should cost that much.
That's a pretty egregious "literally" in the lede. Didn't I read an article about "literally" in The Awl literally just weeks ago?
You know how on 7th Ave in the Garment District there are street signs that say "Fashion Avenue"? Once I heard a guy on a phone say, "I'm on Fashion Avenue." So yeah, let's stick to Garment District.
If that's what passes for "pop fiction" these days, then we're in better shape than I thought. I mean, jeez, it's not like 50 Shades of Sex or whatever.
Eye roll. Medicine (as reported by Big Media) is as ridiculous as fashion. January: Pink looks great on everyone! February: You probably shouldn't wear pink.
Um, "Mr. Bird"? Him? His? No. I'm sorry, but it is a HUGE peeve of mine when people refer to random animals (by which I mean all of them) as male. You may now consider me the worst person ever but I have the courage of my convictions. Good recipes, btw.
@Mr. B God damn it, I wanted to be the first to name-check Banks! Stupid daylight savings time.
"Crucification"? I can't forgive that.