VIEW FINDER: FILL IT UP WITH FASHION—NOT GAS Forget the long drive to Grove City, PA or Woodbury Common, NY. For the first time ever fickle fashionistas will no longer have to plan a weekend getaway south of the border to score great deals on major fashion brands.
I have a question about leather. Last week, I walked into a high-end leather and shoe store in an outlet centre. Banal suburbia does nothing for me. However, the smell was intoxicating. By the time I walked from the front of the store to the back, I was so wet that I thought I may have gotten my period. I did not want to cause a scene, so I left the store confused and embarrassed. As soon as I left the store the feeling subsided. There were no visual cues or other distractions that could have caused such a profoundly sexual reaction in me. Can you please explain the mechanism I experienced?
When Chris Schroer worked at Guvernment, one of his strangest duties was supplying the Jell-O pudding for the lady wrestling entertainment. “One time they just started whipping pudding at each other. Big globs of it got all over the video camera,” says Schroer. In his final years in the sketchy everybody’s-your-best-friend-if-you-have-drink-tickets world of nightclubs, Schroer was spending most of his nights hiding in the DJ booth, giving instructions through a headset.
This month, more than 370 cyclists and 130 crew members in the Friends For Life Bike Rally will embark on a six-day, 660 km adventure from Toronto to Montreal in support of the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation (PWA). The fundraiser, now in its 15th year, accounts for 40 per cent of the PWA’s operating budget and, to date, has raised more than $11 million in accessible services for people living with HIV/AIDS.