I don’t think I can actually handle this much madcap amazepants.
There is no downside to anything related to this image. I shall burn it into my longterm memory now.
Barbara Stanwyck, 1943
My personal favorite Stanwyck film is, of course, The Lady Eve. My lifelong love of that film has left me with a desire to nickname someone “Hopsie.”
If you don’t love Ginger Rogers….I don’t know, man. You might need to see a doctor.
Judy Garland y Marlene Dietrich
Hemingway on Dietrich: “If she had only her voice, she could break your heart.”
Edith Piaf with close friend Marlene Dietrich circa
I NOW WANT AN HOUR LONG DRAMA ONCE A WEEK ABOUT THESE TWO. IT WOULD MAKE ME CRY AND CRY BUT I WOULD LOVE IT DESPERATELY.
The moment when you know every word
a. LONG LIVE THE PRINCE FOR HE WILL ALWAYS BE FRESHEST
b. Look at that audience. Look at the ages and the variety—so many of them couldn’t have watched the show the first time around. AND YET HERE WE ALL ARE.
c. Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: the great unifier.