"This is my lucky day: We had on a Dr. [Susan] Quilliam, who has just written a revised verson of the Joy of Sex, and I listened to everything she had to say very intently in our eight o’clock hour. And I have to tell you that, this evening, over the past few hours, as I have sat quietly in my chair, I’ve had 45 orgasms. And you could too. But that’s not why I’m here tonight."
• Meredith Vieira opens her speech with a joke Wednesday night at the National Board of Review at Cipriani in New York.
– Jeffrey Slonim