Forbidden Love and Other Illusions
My longtime friend Carrie White just published a memoir called Upper Cut, about her years as a Hollywood hairdresser and her recovery from drugs and alcohol. We crisscross one another on our trek from bookstore to radio station, hopefully presenting our labors of literary love to an oversaturated reading public. It was Carrie who, a couple of decades ago, gave me an excellent piece of advice. It...
Biblio File: Finding love in all the wrong places... →
Hey, I think this book reviewer actually read the whole book! Cool :-)
ADD meets TMZ
I don’t know Mistress to the Stars Rachel Uchitel (and really, who ever thought that would be a job title?) any better than you do. I’ve seen her on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew — for me, the show is part research and part delicious schadenfreude — and read about her in line at the supermarket like everyone else. I relate to her Affection Deficit Disorder: “Look at me! Look at...
We all have have collected reminders of old relationships, lovers, and even unrequited crushes. For the normal girl, these reminders tend to be a pressed flower in a poetry book, a nickname that stuck, a favorite recipe, or an REM CD. For your average love addict, it’s more likely to be an oversized t-shirt (borrowed to cover up your cocktail dress for the early morning walk of shame) and a...