In movies, the "cool" person is always the one who smokes. At least until recently, smoking was all over the silver screen. I grew up watching Sex and the City (yes, my mother let me watch it), and I was obsessed with Carrie Bradshaw, the main character. She was a heavy smoker. She was a writer, so it was almost natural for her to light up a cigarette while she typed up an article. She made it seem so cool.
Despite its coolness, I never did pick up the smoking habit. The smell turned me off; after trying one, I never had one again.Read More »