October 14th, 2005

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Feeling alter kockier by the second

http://www.villagevoice.com/bestof/?page=05_result&categ=characters&id=4550

Since I believe Jon and I traded the title of NYC crossword champ back and forth every other year, boy this makes me feel old. I mean, I *am* old but usually I'm in complete denial.

Then again, even at age 27 (or even 35, which I consider my peak), the words "sexy" and "hot" were not normally used to describe me.

Maybe "sort of cute" or "not too bad, for a nerd."

When I turned 30, I complained to my friend S that I probably only had about five more years to be "cute." "Nah," he said, "more like ten." I'll probably go directly from "cute" to "little old lady." C'est la vie.
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Does anyone think Ashley will graduate?

http://people.aol.com/people/articles/0,19736,1117595,00.html

Since every account of the Olsens' freshman year at NYU focused on late-night clubbing at hot spots around town and barely mentioned classes, I'm not surprised. Will Ashley be far behind? (And will anyone buy that as-far-from-a-dorm-as-you-can-get apartment the twins never moved into?)

Then again, it could be argued that mega-moguls with years of successful careers behind them don't really need college. Surely they could never have a "normal" college experience (though I'm not sure if Jodie Foster, Natalie Portman, etc. came close).

Will NYU become less popular with reduced chances of an Olsen sighting?