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Posted in Uncategorized by a1icey on May 24, 2011

“Red flocked wallpaper and a Victorian decor set the tone. Pale nervous girls with black-rimmed glasses and blunt-cut hair lolled around on sofas, riffling Penguin Classics provocatively. A blonde with a big smile winked at me, nodded toward a room upstairs, and said, “Wallace Stevens, eh?” But it wasn’t just intellectual experiences-they were peddling emotional ones too. For fifty bucks, I learned, you could “relate without getting too close.” For a hundred, a girl would lend you her Bartok records, have dinner, and then let you watch while she had an anxiety attack.”

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