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From today's Times profile of American Apparel founder Dov Charney:

"I think I was born a hustler," said Mr. Charney, the fast-talking founder of American Apparel, the rapidly expanding youth-oriented T-shirt chain. "I like the hustle. I like selling a product that people love. It's nice when a girl tries on a bra or a tie-dye T-shirt, and it's, `Ooh, I love it,' " he said, affecting an ecstatic moan.

You know, it's funny: this is the article's only mention of Charney's penchant for ecstatic moans. Definitely in stark contrast to an old interview he did with Jane magazine, which focused rather heavily on these moans—particularly since they came from playing with himself, which he did repeatedly in front of reporter Claudine Ko. Am I the only one that remembers this, despite my best attempts to block the horrifying piece from my memory?

Building A Brand By Not Being A Brand [NYT]