Author Archive for Lois Kapila

Brits Come to U.S., Don’t Buy Condoms

A Manchester couple vacationing in Washington D.C. has revealed that the pair will not be smuggling any condoms back with them to England. On a last-minute shopping spree in the CVS Pharmacy in Dupont Circle, the British pair snubbed America’s "most trusted" Trojan condoms, stating “we wouldn’t buy them, because we don’t know the brand.”
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Sizing Up the Condoms at CVS

Its 5 o’clock at Dupont Circle’s CVS pharmacy, and a steady stream of customers begins to arrive.
Two men loiter between the “eye care” and the “vapor relief” sections. They look around. They seem on edge. They’re sizing up the condoms. I understand their distress—confronted with eight shelves of contraceptives, how's a girl guy to choose [...]