Monday, December 14, 2009

The FirstNerve BurrOmeter: Pucci, Guerlain and Alford & Hoff


Name drops: 11

Michel Hy
Emilio Pucci
Laudomia Pucci 
Marie-Aude Couture
Nathalie Gracia-Cetto
Sylvaine Delacourte
Marie Salamagne
Barry Alford
Hefferson Hoffman
Dr. John Gross
Rodrigo Flores-Roux
Bonus points:
Perfumers: 5 
Moguls & “Creative Directors”: 8
Plastic Surgeons: 1
French: 4
Hyphenated-Perfumer Double Bonus Points: 6

European Aircraft: 1
Airbus 380
Pac 10 Conference Bonus Points: 2
Arizona State
USC
Nonsensical fragrance descriptions: 2
clefted green aromatic
fructose-injected Mandarin orange

Repetitive redundancies: 1

conceptually idealized
Total BurrOmeter reading for Vivara, Aqua Allegoria and Alford & Hoff: 41 milliburrs

Outlook: Wonderfulness trumps gender.

1 comment:

Nathan Branch said...

Burr is back, and so is the BurrOmeter -- oh, happy days!

Though my joy at Burr's return is tempered by his positive review of Pucci Vivara. Ugh, that stuff is so sharp it could claw its way out of a stainless steel vat.