JOSH WROTE: People always used to say I resembled John McEnroe, because of my curly dark hair. Now, on a good day, they say I look like Charlotte’s husband on Sex and the City. On a bad day, they say I look like George Costanza.
SAUL WROTE: In my 20-s, with my rock star hair and all, people would sometimes stop me on the street and say, “you’re a movie star, aren’t you?” But not be able to place which movie star, exactly, I was. Last night, heading back to the UWS, was stopped by a man on the street who said, “hey, aren’t you Sean Astin?” I said I was.
The other day I saw three 20-something girls walking together, laughing, acting like they were the center of the universe. They stepped into the street, just assuming cars and other people would get out of the way and, because they were young and pretty, people did.
Salon reports today that language mavens in Germany have decided upon the “youth word of the year for 2008.” Drum roll, please…it’s gammelfleischparty, which translates to “spoiled meat party.” According to Salon, gammelfleishparty is,