Tuesday, March 22, 2011

HT to Andrew Klavan

I found this quote on his blog this morning. Reminded me of the foolish cult of celebrity we have, which celebrates as oracles people whose real gift is making believe they are someone else . It applies to thespians of...well, I was going to say both genders, but after years in San Francisco I have been schooled in the oppression of the binary gender regime, so I will say thespians of all genders.

As Joseph L. Mankiewicz said of actresses: “I shall never understand the weird process by which a body with a voice suddenly fancies itself as a mind. Just when exactly does an actress decide they’re HER words she’s speaking and HER thoughts she’s expressing?”

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