“I will try to keep this from becoming gamy, but it is going to be hard. This is an article about the feminine-hygiene spray, and how it was developed and sold. I will try to keep it witty and charming, but inevitably something is going to sneak in to remind you what this product is really about. This product is really about vaginal odor. There are a lot of advertisements on television for...
When I graduated from college and went off to work as a reporter, my favorite journalism professor—Tommy Miller was his name but we just called him Miller—gave me two books as a going-away gift. One was The Old Man and Lesser Mortals, by Larry King (no, not that Larry King; the better one, in Texas), and a first edition of Crazy Salad, by Nora Ephron. Miller, an old UPI and Houston Chronicle...
There is the happiness which comes from creative effort. The joy of dreaming,...– ~ Henry Miller, via Dinty Moore