Sunday, February 15, 2009

Recession R & R

If people are eating out less, shopping less, and overall spending less, what are they doing for fun? Will Saletan in Slate maybe on to something.  Money quote: 
While car purchases plummeted and designer clothes mostly stayed on the racks, sales of condoms in the U.S. rose 5% in the fourth quarter of 2008, and 6% in January vs. the same time periods the previous year, The Nielsen Co. reports.