By Eve Thomas

Eve Thomas is a writer and editor based in Montreal. Find her tweeting about five-star hotels and private jets, posting her work at or telling jokes on one of her 48 secret tumblrs.

  1. Teri Polo approached the dais. A medley played in the background, an eclectic mix: first Enya, then something from a 17th-century composer she couldn't quite identify (but would probably recognize if you named him), then ELO. ‘Don’t Bring Me Down.’ ‘Evil Woman.’ Every song in their entire catalog (or 'catalogue,' if you're in the UK.) A voice greeted her from the bed: 'Your eyes are as beautiful as the Arno, your hair as glistening as…