Sep 12, 2007

Every day I receive in my mailbox a depraved woman writer of the day, courtesy of the downtown Omaha Litfest. Here is today's:

Legend has it that when JFK was assassinated, Jacqueline Susann fell into a depression; when she was told not to take it so hard, she snapped, “Don’t take it so hard?! My book tour’s been cancelled!” But Susann’s success brought her many book tours in her career. After “Valley of the Dolls,” she published “The Love Machine”; for that tour she traveled in a hot-pink plane. (She also typed her novels on a hot-pink IBM Selectric.)