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Friday, August 18, 2006

The Page 3-fication Of Rushdie

In an interview with The Telegraph's Jan Moir, Salman Rushdie touches upon fundamentalist threats ("you just have to get on with your life") and Germain Greer ("barking mad") -- but all that the rest of the piece contains is details about his time with Padma Lakshmi, his reputation for being a "party dude", his lunch ("grilled courgettes and roast lamb at the River Café", "Rushdie still has the taint of Rosso di Montalcino on his breath and a spark of fire in his well-fed belly.") and his views on shoes: "They should be ancient and comfortable, and that's it." His views on his wife's Manolo Blahniks go unrecorded..


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