I really enjoyed writer-comedian-actor Annabelle Gurwitch’s short essay about free samples, “The Treasure in a Small Package,” as published in The New York Times over the weekend. You can read it here.
“You’d think I had asked for a swatch from the Shroud of Turin. That’s how my request for a free sample of La Prairie went over with the sales associate at the Bloomingdale’s cosmetic counter…”
Image: Catherine Keener and Jennifer Aniston in “Friends with Money.”
6 thoughts on “Quick Reads: Annabelle Gurwitch on “Free Samples””
This is a great essay. Thanks!
You are welcome! I had to share. :)
Thank you for sharing: I enjoyed reading it and I wouldn’t have found it on my own.
So glad! I’m happy that I spotted it. Sometimes, reading the actual *paper* newspaper lets me find things more easily.
Hah, I enjoyed that, what a fun read :-)
I really enjoyed it. I want to read more of AG’s writing now!