Apropos of exactly nothing, and because Top Chef material is running a little thin after two weeks of no new episodes, and because our mission statement gives us wide latitude in matters of taste, and simply for the hell of it, we present the two most striking bits of “wisdom” we've come across in our reading this week.
Advice for Britney Spears and Other Single Women from Illeana Douglas:
“Never date a man with a loft bed. It’s impossible to look sexy getting into it.”Harper's Bazaar, January 2007
Advice for Kevin Federline and Other Babydaddies from Samuel Pepys:
“He that doth get a wench with child and marries her afterward, it is as if a man should shit in his hat and then clap it upon his head.”Pepys' Diary, October 7, 1660