Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Another nugget from the NYT

Years ago, I wouldn't have blogged about this because everyone would have read it themselves in the paper. But that's no longer the case. In fact, John just read this to me, since I hadn't bothered to read the paper today myself. It's a gem:

From: Checking Out, In Style or in Turmoil by Alessandra Stanley

Anyone who thinks that elderly entertainers can gracefully retire and surrender the limelight don’t know anything about show business. As usual, the hardest-working man in it said it best.

In an interview he gave in 1989 while in prison for, among other things, a PCP-fueled high-speed car chase, Mr. Brown was asked how he was feeling.

“I’m well rested,” the singer replied. “But I miss being tired.”

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