Anthony Pignataro responds: No thanks necessary, Anonymous—is that Greek?—I'm always happy to help. But I hope I'm wrong to sense an undercurrent of snide sarcasm in your letter. You may not know this, but there is a firewall of integrity that separates the advertisements that our sales staff solicits and the stories that our editorial staff writes. And both exist only to further the expression guaranteed to all Americans (except those outside the United States) by the First Amendment. To make the suggestion—even sideways—that theWeekly tries to steer readers to the so-called "escort ads" is just . . . (continued on page 103).

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