“Every time I have wanted something badly, I have had to wait. But eventually it came. I’ve been lucky of course, but I worked hard to change from an ignorant unattractive peasant into a…
Tag: Rex Reed
You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught, Part Two: Maple Munk Singing “Meet Me In St. Louis”
I’m happy to report that my niece Maple Munk, just shy of her fifth birthday is, if anything, exceeding my expectations as a budding pop culture aficionado! I’ve written before about what I reason…
The Streisand Effect: How an Iconic American Voice Helped Me Find My Own
The Streisand persona, a powerful tonic for all the world’s exceptional outcasts, was delineated by an biding belief that outsiders could achieve not only mainstream acceptance, but massive cultural impact. This coping mechanism appealed to me in commensurate proportion to my sadness, which is to say, extensively.
When It Comes to Patti Labelle, The Jury is Unanimous!
Oy, I’m so distressed! While the country debates itself into a dither over the alleged transgressions of sinister Republican candidate Herman Cain, I’m thinking about someone who will be remembered long after Cain is…
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