Of course the flip side is that when I'm sick I have the freedom to buy myself Vicks Vapor Rub and chicken soup.
Dan Savage has been writing “Savage Love,” an internationally syndicated sex advice column, for more than ten years. The column originates in The Stranger and runs in The Village Voice, The Chicago Reader, The San Francisco Weekly, and in papers in Los Angeles, Toronto, Hong Kong, Tel Aviv and more than fifty other cities in the United States and Canada. In addition to the column, Dan is the editor of the Seattle largest alternative weekly newspaper, The Stranger. Dan is a regular contributor to the op-ed pages of the New York Times and to public radio's “This American Life.”His writing has also appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Salon, Travel and Leisure, and Rolling Stone. Dan has been interviewed on ABC, CNN, Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, FOX News, and most recently on the Colbert Report on Comedy Central.
Savage is also the author of four books: “Savage Love,” a collection of his advice columns (Plume 1998); “The Kid: What Happened When My Boyfriend and I Decided to Get Pregnant” (Dutton, 1999), an award-winning memoir about adoption PEN USA West Literary Award for Creative Nonfiction); “Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in America” (Dutton, 2002), which won the Lambda Literary Award for non-fiction; and “The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage and My Family” (Dutton 2005).