Quote Unquote: Fran Lebowitz On Gay Marriage

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Fran Lebowitz is back to writing again (she's working on a new novel), but she hasn't stopped talking. Paper magazine's David Hershkovitz talked to her about a myriad of subjects. Here's her unexpected thoughts on gay marriage; "The idea that those words are together is so hilarious to me. As I've said numerous times, I know that people wanted ... See the Rest

Quotes Unquote: Fran Lebowitz

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"Being a woman is of special interest only to aspiring male transsexuals. To actual women, it is simply a good excuse not to play football." "To put it rather bluntly, I am not the type who wants to go back to the land; I am the type who wants to go back to the hotel." "Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep." (Photo: Pacific ... See the Rest

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Absolutely Frantastic

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If NYU's Sexton Plan for expansion goes forward, it will destroy two acres of green space -- including the spectacular Sasaki Gardens and the Key Park children's playground -- replacing it with a 2.5 million square foot building that will require at least 20 years of continuous construction in the streets of historic Greenwich Village. You don't ... See the Rest

Why Fran Lebowitz no longer writes

Because she can't. When the party-picture perennial recently took time out of her busy tuxedo-buying schedule to pen a few words for the upcoming coffee-table book Indochine: Stories, Shaken and Stirred, her 28-year-long sabbatical from writing starts to make sense.  "I like Indochine," she, um, typed, "despite the fact that the kind of food ... See the Rest