It's Better to Laugh...: Life, Good Luck, Bad Hair Days, and QVC : Kathy Levine is the girl next door who answered an ad in 1986 and became a host for the then-infant cable-TV shopping network, QVC. A few years and over fifty million viewers late, Kathy, "the champion of the middle-aged, no-so-beautiful woman," is a national phenomenon. She made it! And how she made it is a fabulous read. HC, 283 pages.