Wed. February 27
The Daily Scene
Anyone who thinks the story of Marilyn Monroe doesn’t warrant such attention doesn’t know much about it.
The generally agreed-upon “golden era” of sitcoms was back in the fifties, sixties, and seventies, the decades that spawned I Love Lucy, The Honeymooners, Mary Tyler Moore Show, and All in the Family. But what about more recently? What stands out? Cheers? The Simpsons? Friends?
One of her friends from her Harvard days told Vogue that the brainy, beautiful, charming, stylish, happily married 43-year-old mother of two, one of the world’s richest self-made women, has an “infectious insistence.”
Is perfume art?
Do you fantasize about being a tenured academic? A globe-trotting journalist? A novelist? How our unlived lives shape our lived experience. (Via Arts & Letters Daily.)