Finding Binge Absolution in a Do-Si-Do

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Marc Acito has always loved this time of the year, when he can compulsively eat as many Girl Scout Cookies as he wants.

After all, overeating can't be all that bad if the proceeds go to a good cause.

Commentator Marc Acito is the author of 'How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship & Musical Theater.' He lives in Portland, Ore.

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