Shelter Porn Junkie

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“Epicene and intoxicating.”

Instead of another 20,000-word article on foreign policy, the new issue of the Atlantic Monthly includes a lengthy piece on the shelter-lit universe.

Professor Terry Castle–herself an addict–rambles on for about 13 pages. Unfortunately, those Washington D.C. eggheads keep their articles for subscribers only.

So here’s what you’re missing.

Out of necessity my own decorating style has long been fairly downmarket and bourgeois: your standard Academic-Shabby-Chic-Wood-Floors-
Vaguely-Ethnic-Somewhat-Cluttered-
Bohemian-Edith-Sitwell-Crossed-
With-Pottery-Barn-Squeaky-Dog-Toys-
Everywhere-Eccentric-Anglophile-Lesbian.

While we continue to wrap our heads around that one, try to grab the entire issue off some nerd to read the rest.

Michael Calderone

Shelter Porn Junkie