In 2005, as violence raged in Iraq, Iran grew more defiant, and Lebanon rumbled with revolution, my friend Annia Ciezadlo and I were both foreign correspondents living in Beirut. After assignments in hostile and intimidating places, we would inevitably get together over a bottle of Lebanese wine, a table heaped with…
I've made some mistakes. I'd like to acknowledge them.
Having just returned from living in Paris, I feel more convinced than ever that America gets many things wrong about sex. Right there near the top of the list is our attachment to the idea of consent.
When we asked for the best lines you'd ever heard, did you deliver: the ensuing thread was so full of win that it was impossible to limit the resulting information to a mere 10 quotes!
Yes, bad ones are the stuff of legend. And a really quality opener - one that's sincere, flattering, surprising, sweet, funny or not creepy is hard to find. Still, they do exist, and we want to hear them: