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What to Make of Isaac Asimov, Sci-Fi Giant and Dirty Old Man?

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What to Make of Isaac Asimov, Sci-Fi Giant and Dirty Old Man?

The Sensuous Dirty Old Man (1971) is credited to “Dr. A”… but “the secret is out,” admits a paperback edition, naming the author as Isaac Asimov, “undoubtedly the best writer in America” per the Mensa Bulletin. A response to a then-popular book called The Sensuous Woman, Asimov’s book instructs dirty old men on how to leer (“don’t peep at girls—STARE!”), make suggestive remarks (“What a magnificent dress… or am I merely judging by the contents?”), and fondle. The sensuous dirty old man has learned the fine art of the touch, that of making it so gentle and innocent that the...

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My Year Of Rest & Relaxation: Hibernate In This Season’s Coziest Clothes

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My Year Of Rest & Relaxation: Hibernate In This Season’s Coziest Clothes

Creatures of comfort, rejoice! Hideaway the suited-and-booted pieces in your wardrobe because we’re embracing a slew of silken, slinky, and snug labels that put coziness front and center. From quilted housecoats to slubby knitwear, shearling-lined slippers to satin pajamas, there’s a new wave of brands making housebound clothes suitable for every day. Encouraging hibernation and slumber over participation in the rat race, the importance of being idle has never been so clear. OFFHOURS Homecoat, $295.00, available at OFFHOURS; Muji Stretch French Terry Long Pants, $39.00, available at Muji; Weekday Ryan Cardigan, $55.00, available at Weekday. The clothes we wear will...

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