so much depends



a pure crystal

Baccarat® elephant ($459.00)


on the dark blue cover of

The Official Catalog


of Republican Memorabilia

beside the


Ronald Reagan teacup ($39.95)


Jerome Sala’s most recent books include Look Slimmer Instantly and Prom Night. His new collection, The Cheapskates, will appear in 2014 from Lunar Chandelier Press.   His writing has appeared in The Best American Poetry, The Nation, Rolling Stone and The Brooklyn Rail.   His blog, on “Poetry, Pop Culture and Everyday Life” is espresso bongo, at: