Bestselling 58-year-old sportswriter Buzz Bissinger, whose 1990 book Friday Night Lights
on in-depth locker room interviews of half-dressed teenage high school football players, announces in GQ
that he has spent $587,000 over the last three years on clothes for himself, both men's and women's, such as thigh-high leather boots with six-inch stiletto heels.
Before I started shopping with [his personal stylist] at Gucci, I could count on one finger the number of compliments I got from strangers on what I was wearing. Now I get dozens, 99 percent of them from women and gays and African-Americans who appreciate go-for-it style. No wonder male heterosexual whites are aimed toward obsolescence, boring the rest of us to death.