To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement. To condense the diffused light of a page of thought into the luminous flash of a single sentence, is worthy to rank as a prize composition just by itself... Anybody can have ideas, the difficulty is to express them without squandering a quire of paper on an idea that ought to be reduced to one glittering paragraph. -- Mark Twain
Thursday, August 8, 2013
I don't know much about burlesque, except that in comparison to today's versions of adult entertainment, it seems downright tame. One of burlesque's most notable women has died, and garnered a spot on the Telegraph's obituary page. R.I.P., Dixie Evans.