Monthly Archives: January 2011
I watch episodes of Mad Men, which I love, and I marvel at the glamour, the elegance… and the sheer lack of humor of the time (not counting the black face scene). I live in New York, which can be … Continue reading
The second ever voicebox transplant was recently performed in California, on a 52-year old woman who hadn’t been able to speak, or breathe without a tube, for 11 years. The woman was a diabetic who had also undergone transplants for … Continue reading
For awhile there, in late 2010, it seemed like the WikiLeaks saga was all anyone could think about, blog about, hear about on NPR in the morning while putting on her mascara. Color me shallow, but I quickly tired of … Continue reading
Right around Thanksgiving, one of the culture sites I subscribe to, Daily Candy, made a heart-warming video, asking a series of New Yorkers what makes them happy. It sounds a little hoaky, but I actually thought it was lovely.