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Ester Amy Fischer
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Ester Amy Fischer is a writer and a performer and the author of American Courtesan.

American Courtesan is the story of a struggling Brooklyn musician who, in a moment of financial need fueled by sexual fantasy, decides to become a prostitute using an online bulletin board called Bobsboard to hawk her wares.

You can read more about it at or follow her blog: an american courtesan's troubling tongue.

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Entries by Ester Amy Fischer

My Year of Eating, Praying, Loving: Healing Journey or Hocus Pocus?

(7) Comments | Posted October 1, 2010 | 8:00 AM

"The guru always said that pain is a gift." I was sitting cross-legged on the floor of a farmhouse in upstate New York, the main house of an ashram I'd frequented for years. It was a familiar place: the dim lights, the incensed air, the walls lined with framed and...

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The Facebook Other Woman and the Social Networking Casanova: An Old Story, a New Addiction

(5) Comments | Posted October 21, 2009 | 2:56 PM

A puzzling thing happened to me recently. Though I'm hesitant to write about it, I've decided to because I believe that it is through sharing we can best help one another feel a little less alone. And there are times in all our lives when we feel desperately isolated: behind...

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Killing Me Softly with Healthcare: How I Was Nearly "Terminated" By My Health Insurance Company

(31) Comments | Posted August 1, 2009 | 5:32 PM

As the health care debate continues in Washington and those of us who still hope for a public option (indeed a single-payer plan) find our dreams being crushed by the jaw-like machinery of the health insurance lobby, I'm forced to recall my personal saga with for-profit health insurance.
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My Experience as a Craigslist Hooker: A Requiem for Cragislist Erotic Services

(262) Comments | Posted June 2, 2009 | 11:15 AM

On Wed. May 13, Craigslist announced that it will shut down its erotic services section, marking the end of an era. With the negative publicity generated by the Craigslist Killer and a stampede of outraged attorney generals calling for its demise, Craigslist Erotic Services will be no more. This is...

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