How-to guru Karen Salmansohn has sold over a million books, among them How to Make Your Man Behave in 21 Days or Less Using the Secrets of Successful Dog Trainers. She might have gotten the idea from Strindberg’s play Miss Julie, wherein the haughty heroine treats one suitor like a dog by making him jump over her riding stick, and another suitor to grovel on all fours while kissing her foot. Alas, poor Miss Julie is seduced and abandoned at the end of Strindberg’s play, and she commits suicide. So, does life imitate art? Well, not exactly. According to The Kansas City Star, it now turns out that Karen Salmansohn has filed a lawsuit against a former boyfriend whom she claims “had strung her along for months with promises of marriage and a baby, but abruptly cut off support when she became pregnant.” She thinks that’ll fix him. Fix him just like the randy dog that he is, so the only tail he’ll chase from now on will be his own. In 2010, Miss Julie does not slit her throat. She castrates through litigation.
Category: OUT ON A LIMBy Paul1 Comment
Well, with a book title like that I have little sympathy. She sounds like a real bitch.