To begin, let us discuss puking. You know, upchucking, barfing, yacking, Technicolor yawning, blowing cookies, driving the porcelain bus, screaming at one's shoes, and, for you Aussies, chundering. Always unpleasant -- and yet usually a great relief to a queasy gut -- a nice vomit can be provoked by just about anything, but a few catalysts seem to work every time. Agents of proven reliability have included spiritual channelers, Michael McDonald, and the Reagan administration, but also effective is that foul emetic known as "love." Not familial love, not mature romantic love, and certainly not jungle love, but rather sickie-sweet... More >>>
Extra-curricular activities: Amy Irving plays a English-language teacher whose Brazilian students have other things on their minds.