You can wear the most absurd, outlandish outfit your little hear desires and prance down our streets with hardly any attention. We’re used to crazy, ugly ensembles. But walk down the street with a glass vase of flowers and you’ll get more stares than a super model. We’re not used to seeing a tangible manifestation of kindness on our crowded slabs of concrete. We can’t help but wonder: Was there an engagement? Are you pregnant? Is it your birthday? Did something really bad happen when your boyfriend went to that bachelor’s party last weekend?
“…but within the year we moved to New York —which is to monogamy what the channel changer is to linear narrative.” —Jay McInerney, Model Behavior
The first three times we read that as “…but within the year we moved to New York —which is to monotony what the channel changer is to linear narrative.”
And we agree.
We often stumble across something in New York Mag’s approval matrix at the gym that we promise ourselves we’ll look up when we get back to our apartments, but inevitably, business prevails and we forget
So, dear Miss Teen Bride, Courtney Stodden , sorry we don’t really have the time to figure out what the heck your deal is.