‘Bag Lady’ Alexandra Penney Will Be Off the Streets A Little Longer


Bernie Madoff taketh from Alexandra Penney, but he also giveth. The former Self editor lost her savings when she invested with the Ponzi schemer, but in losing them, she gained relevance, both through her much-maligned blog on the Daily Beast and now, a book deal! What do you call that, like a reversal of a reversal of fortune? A 360 of fortune? [ArtsBeat/NYT]