In article <20020517183205.23428.00000238 at mb-fq.aol.com>,
firstname.lastname@example.org (Billie ) wrote:
What Charles would get (and some things he wouldn't):
> From MOVIELINE 06/2002 issue.
> 1. A very good publicist ($3,500)
> 2. Subscription to Daily Variety ($259 a year)
Both necessary to continue the lifestyle in which the rest are feasable.
> 4. Personal assistant ($60,000 a year)
Acting gives a person a lot of leisure time (albeit at intervals). A personal assistant couldn't do anything I wouldn't feel, if nothing else, less awkward doing myself.
> 8. Discrete gigolo/call girl ($1,000 for two hours)
My tastes are too normal for me to have to baldly pay for this particular service.
> 10. Power Armani suit ($3,500)
I'm getting this as soon as I can scrape together the money!
> 11. Tattoo ($75)
No pain tolerance.
> 13. a. testoni men's shoes ($450)
> 16. Motorola V70 phone ($450)
> 17. Motorola Timeport two-way pager ($399)
Why would someone need bothe a cell and a pager? Of the two, I'd rather the phone.
> 22. Full-time bodyguard ($80,000 a year)
Only if necessary.
> 24. Live-in maid ($750 per week)
See under personal asst.
> 25. Purebred pocket chihauhau ($800)
Not a dog person.
> 32. Macrobiotic chef ($1,200 a week)
> 33. Court seats at Lakers games ($1,500 a ticket)
Fan of neither basketball nor southern California -- substitute Knicks or Rangers games for being-seen value
> 35. Very good lawyer ($500 per hour)
> 38. Fierce-looking guard dog (free at the pound)
Still not a dog person.
> 39. Bottle of Valium ($10 co-pay with insurance)
Percoset is my drug of choice.
> 41. Sony Super Audio CD player ($4,999.99)
> 45. Journal to write down all the weird things they're experiencing so they
> can cash out with an autobiography when they're over ($10)
> 50. Ducat model 998 motorcycle ($17,695)
> 51. Caller ID to make sure only the right people get through ($35 month)
> 53. Segway Human Transporter, aka "Ginger" or "IT" ($3,000)
> 56. Speech lessons to lose Bronx/Jersey accent ($150 per hour)
I don't have an accent, and I can turn it off when needed, and I'm quite happy with it!
> 60. Sihouette sunglasses ($250)
> 63. Pied-a-terre in Greenwich village ($3 million)
> 67. American Express Centurious Black Card ($1,000 year)
> 68. Three-stone diamond ring found in the Design Gallery on
> www.adiomandisforever.com ($69,000)
> 69. High-tech security system ($20,000)
> 70. Diamond line bracelet by Roberto Coin ($10,900)
> 75. Philips plasma TV ($5,700)
> 76. Video game room with old-fashioned Pac-Man machines ($50,000)
> 79. Craftsman bow-arm Morris chair by Gustav Stickley ($25,000)
I don't know what this is, but I'd like one please.
> 82. Vertu Commincations Instrument in platinum ($19,450)
> 83. A trip back home to remind them how far you've come ($5,000)
New York *is* back home. From that place in the Village or the townhouse on the Upper West Side I could see my own mother every day
> 84. Dunhill lighter ($400)
> 85. Illume candles ($18)
> 86. A fully loaded wet bar that looks like it came out of a James Bond film
I'm not a heavy drinker, not that I wouldn't get one of these anyway.
> 88. Stylist George Blodwell for a day ($1,000)
> 92. Smythson personalized stationary ($5 a card)
> 96. Copy of 'Mastering the Zone' by Barry Sears, Ph. D. ($25)
> 97. Gucci yog mat ($870)
> 99. Cosabella underwear ($18 a pair)
> 100. Month at We Care (priceless)
Charles Lieberman 7:28 PM