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Why Let A Girl Play When She Can Be Made Over Like JonBenet?

I had my first-ever manicure at age 19, using a gift certificate given to me by the woman I had been interning for that summer as a thank you for my work. The whole process made me feel nervous and uncomfortable: some stranger pouring over my hands, studying them, holding them, painting them. I had made it all the way… » 2/28/08 4:00pm 2/28/08 4:00pm