Retail stores are closing (goodbye Circuit City), magzines are folding (don't even get me started on Domino), and restaurants are shuttering (NoNo Kitchen is no mo), but there's one thing you sexy bitches refuse to give up, apparently: your vibes:
"And at the sex-toy mini-chain Babeland, to the owners’ own surprise, it is the “luxury vibes”—sophisticated, often programmable vibrators with a price point of $125 and up—that are proving to be a recession-era blockbuster. September through December sales of those items have doubled compared to the year before. “This is not a beginner’s toy,” says Babeland’s head of publicity. “People are upgrading.” And why not? The very fact of living in this city means our life is guided by pleasure rather than value. Otherwise we’d be living in Philadelphia."
In fact, December was Babeland's best month for sales in their 15 year history!
a. This totally fucking rules.
b. I'm adjusting my birthday wishlist accordingly.