Last year Marcella Wagner became a mother and a quadriplegic on the very same morning. Here’s the story of the best and worst day of her life.
Perhaps it takes people highly attuned to the fault lines of culture to know how far they can push things.
The animals have adjusted remarkably well to living alongside human beings—perhaps because when they live with us, they seem to learn from us.
Natalie Decleve is a personal stylist with an hourly rate starting at $250. “I was with a client of mine at Barneys recently,” she says. The client, a finance guy, was refreshing his wardrobe to the tune of $19,000. The doings in Washington were his justification for the spree.
When Glenn Beck launched his own line of jeans earlier this week, the conservative radio host talked on air about how “American” they were and released an ad thick with patriotic images. But Beck’s ideology and mania for brand extension alone do not explain the new venture. It turns out he’s just really into denim.
And if you think Edwina Rogers, a conservative Republican and former adviser to George W. Bush, is an unusual choice to head a group of gay-marriage-promoting atheists, rest assured that the Secular Coalition did, too. “My purpose was not to interview Edwina to see if she was right for the job,” recalls an adviser to the coalition, “but to destroy her.”