I'm a bit late ringing in Barbie's big 5-0, but this seems pretty apt. Recall that younger men tend to seek the older ladies when the economy goes to shit, so don't go too hard on Barbie's Neil Diamond collection of LPs.
Nixon is a former Navy guy who did a couple of deployments at sea and spent a year in Iraq. He enjoys reading and writing about the strange intersection between war, politics, and the media. He enjoys being an ex-pat and NGO employee in Bangkok for the time being.