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Columnist Cynthia Heimel Discusses her New Year's Eve Plans.

Columnist Cynthia Heimel ("HIGH-mel") tells us what the new year holds for her. Heimel writes about the perils of being a single woman in the 90s for both The Village Voice and Playboy. There's a recent collection of her columns, titled "If You Can't Live Without Me, Why Aren't You Dead Yet?" (It's published by Atlantic).


Other segments from the episode on December 31, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 31, 1991: Interview with Dave Frishberg; Interview with Maxine Hong Kingston; Interview with Cynthia Heimel.


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