Reasons Why Fran Lebowitz Has Writer’s Block


 Reasons Why Fran Lebowitz Has Writer’s Block

  1. $10-a-pack cigarettes can’t be smoked in restaurants, taxis, bookstores, or the 92nd Street Y.

  2. The only tea parties held in Manhattan require cucumber sandwiches.

  3. The words celebutante, reality TV, and molecular gastronomy do not appear in dictionaries from the 1970’s. Neither does laptop.

  4. She’s setting the VCR to record Rachel Maddow.

  5. One does not go to a disco to do cocaine; one goes to a club to do X.

  6. Kids don’t know about Erica Jong, Gloria Steinem, Stonewall or mood rings.

  7. Times Square is not riddled with drugs, prostitutes, or graffiti, it’s got something worse: tourists.

  8. Everyone thinks she’s that woman who took photos for Vanity Fair.