Shooting from the Lip
My rip-snortin’ jaunt from ballet girl to punkette to pop singer to TV host & all the messy stuff in between
Perfumes: The A-Z Guide
Witty and provocative reviews of 1,800+ perfumes
What the Nose Knows
A fun and quirky romp through everyday smells
A cultural history of smell
The Emperor of Scent
Maverick Luca Turin's entertaining tussles with perfume and science
The Perfect Scent
An insider's look at the creation of two bestselling fragrances
A Natural History of the Senses
An aphrodisiac for all five senses
The Secret of ScentLuca Turin's scientific look at perfume
Essence and AlchemyThe voluptuous history of natural perfume.
The winners of the four Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab goody bags are:
duckduckgander (stand-by winner)
The winners were randomly chosen using the mysterious computer alchemy of Random.org. Congratulations winners -- and please use your magical smells for the power of good. (Even though the "bad" witches on Bewitched always seem to have much more fun than Samantha!) Mucho thanks to everyone who entered.
The fine print:
Winners, please private message me on my YouTube channel with your name and mailing address. If I don't hear from you by Monday, September 13, 2010, your prize will go to a lucky stand-by (randomly chosen) winner.
Revisit my interview with BPAL headmistress Beth Barrial here.