And “Fi­deli­ty”

Gene Sim­mons, on mar­riage: I don’t be­lieve there’s any dif­fer­ence be­tween a monog­a­mous and a polyg­a­mous re­la­tion­ship. Those are all just big words, like ‘gym­na­si­um.’

Over­heard by: like a vir­go

Thanks for Clear­ing That Up

Cal­i­for­nia sen­a­tor Bar­bara Box­er: Those who sur­vived the San Fran­cis­co earth­quake said, ‘Thank god I’m still alive!’ But, of course, those who died — their lives will nev­er be the same again.

I Set Those on Fire

Play­wright Ed­ward Al­bee: Plays are rather like chil­dren. The ones that are earn­ing your liv­ing for you, you’re quite hap­py with them, but you wor­ry about the ones that aren’t pulling their own weight.