Academic journal article Women's Studies Quarterly

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Academic journal article Women's Studies Quarterly

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Article excerpt

There was something about

the way my yoga-loving,

jog-on-your-lunch-break,

public-servant friend Laurie

spotted me plowing through a

maple cream donut and cheered,

Aw, honey, good for you!

There was something about

the way Mrs. Miracle Network TV

Joyce Meyer heralded,

No scripting here; it's all

done by the Holy Spirit.

There was something about

the way the captain of the

Peterborough Petes whispered,

after downing fourteen cans

of cold-enough Coors Light,

We don't have to have sex,

but would you at least

give me a blow job?

There was something about

the way Real Housewife of

Beverly Hills Lisa Vanderpump

batted her eyelashes and

announced, unscripted,

I wouldn't let any of my

waitresses burn to death.

There was something about

the way my low budget,

"pay what you can" therapist

rolled her eyes and proclaimed,

Don't bother critiquing the

system if you can't even

meet your own needs. …

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