I chuckled, although I was totally debating turning on my heels and running. When you think about it, everything that goes down on OKCupid or in your local bar, or in the Le Bain hot tub, could be viewed as one mass of time-consuming, energy-expending, coded behavior masking the overarching, underlying human urge: Yet what Heath had, ultimately, was a procedure in search of a purpose. Somehow I managed to grab my long wool coat and throw it on along with a beanie hat and deodorant and walk into the still very bright, early-April evening. Real Life. He adds:
For the first hour, they just talked.
This was all a big secret I was keeping from society, which was racing by me as I shuffled up First Avenue. But then the stimulation sessions started, delivered via the button that felt most pleasurable to him. Ever thought to yourself, "Gosh, what I'd give to have a no-frills one-night stand tonight without having to pick out an outfit or even converse with other living beings? Ward argues that it is largely down to both our culture and to the media.
Even before his death inat the age of 84, his reputation outside Tulane had become tarnished.