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I’ll Buy That for a Dollar!

fencmag.jpgI’d like to be able to suggest I was the first to comment on the Suicide Girl gracing the “summer fiction” edition of Fence, but Josh Corey beat me to it. Still, the story’s getting a bit more play this week: Maud Newton revisits the issue, so to speak, in light of Sunday’s Boston Globe story. Not that Rebecca Wolff has anything new to add, apart from accusing all us bloggers of “nattering” about the cover; she just continues to defend the creative decision as a marketing experiment: “I’m closely monitoring point-of-purchase sales–but of course it’s not experimental at all, since it’s long been proven that sex sells.”

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