Mc Grady's intention was to write a book that was both deliberately terrible and contained a lot of descriptions of sex, to illustrate the point that popular American literary culture had become mindlessly vulgar.
Naked Came the Stranger is a 1969 novel written as a literary hoax poking fun at the American literary culture of its time.
Though credited to "Penelope Ashe", it was in fact written by a group of twenty-four journalists led by Newsday columnist Mike Mc Grady.
The service's user interface is composed of three panes: the leftmost pane contains video of you, the middle pane contains the person you're chatting with, and the rightmost pane is a familiar-looking buddy list that includes everybody you're friends with on Facebook.
People online in Airtime are highlighted at the top of the buddy list with "play" arrows next to them.
Some of the chapters had to be heavily edited, because they were originally too well written.