"I see [gold medalist] Tara Lipinski at parties out here. I was in love with her [as a kid], and now I see her out in Los Angeles partying, and she’s a train wreck now. You peak so young, and it leaves you with nothing unless you want to be a coach. I looked into Disney on Ice, but you get paid $30,000 a year, and that’s like not even what you spend. I don’t know where the payoff comes except for the self-satisfaction."
— I investigated how FIGURE SKATING RUINS LIVES for VICE.
I read No Regrets this weekend. Here are the ten books that changed my life (in no order):
1.) Walt Disney, Neal Gabler
2.) Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
3.) Studies in the Renaissance, Walter Pater
4.) If You Have to Cry, Go Outside, Kelly Cutrone
5.) The Bible (I went to Catholic school; shit haunts you)
6.) Ethan Frome, Edith Wharton
7.) Dancer from the Dance, Andrew Holleran
8.) And the Heart Says Whatever, Emily Gould
9.) A Single Man, Christopher Isherwood
10.) So Much Pretty, Cara Hoffman