Let's put the public search for affection back in its place -- i.e. in public space. There are great people all around you. You just have to reach out to them and connect. You bring yourself out in public. I'll provide the hotspot. And the chutzpah.
Pink Martini co-founder Thomas Lauderdale recently chatted with me about his life, his musical projects and the band's upcoming Carnegie Hall appearances, which he calls "the most important performances the band will ever give."