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Kryptonheight (clearly based on Superman’s famous natural weakness) refers to my condition of being rendered powerless against the allure of a man 6’2″ plus. Though the affliction lay dormant after nearly a decade in New York City, the teacup man capital of the world, it never really goes away. There’s just something about no glass ceiling re: my heel height that gets me every time.
Example: At the Sundance Film Festival, I find myself SLAIN on a regular basis thanks to the kryptonheight of the scruffy, corn-fed down-clad skiers and extreme winter sport enthusiasts.
Example 2: In 2010 at the Sundance Film Festival, 6’3″ Ben Affleck walked into the Entertainment Weekly suite, where I was hanging out, silencing the room immediately with his combo of kryptonheight and charisma. The brand reps I’d traveled with and I then had to talk about him for the next EIGHT HOURS.
I swear when I’m in the company of a gentleman who can’t simply order his jeans on the Internet and can’t JUST borrow a coat when at a friend’s house, Chris Isaak’s (6’1″, BT dubs! META) “Wicked Game” becomes the soundtrack of my life.
Are you affected by kryptonheight?