By: Lynn Peril
The jolly game of OLD MAID
Not all millionaires are men, nor gold-diggers blondes.
He looked — and sounded! — great in frills.
Devastatingly funny one week and bittersweet the next.
“Nothing makes me tremble like diamonds.”
Her look said: “Leave me the fuck alone.”
Consciousness-raising was her conversion experience.
Replacing something shitty with something great.
Sexy, funny, truly disturbing — and always riveting.
He fit emotive, supple stories into the short, rhythmic space that is a song.
Even his suicide was spectacularly ill-timed.
Prescient in her arguments for a plant-based diet.
Orson Welles called her “the most exciting woman alive.”
“Adventures Close to Home” became one fan’s anthem.
“Once George lays down his glasses, he is quite a different man.”