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Sniffing the good, the bad and the glandular with the fragrance critic of the New York Times

by Carole Walters, 04th December, 2008

I never thought I’d be sniffing essence of armpit with Chandler Burr, the first and only fragrance critic for the New York Times (NYT). I expected to be listening to him talking behind a podium in syncopation with his PowerPoint slides. This is what usually happens at break-out sessions at tradeshows. Instead, Burr, 45, strides into…