The Explanation
(for those who require one)

And, of course, that is what all of this is -- all of this: the one song, ever changing, ever reincarnated, that speaks somehow from and to and for that which is ineffable within us and without us, that is both prayer and deliverance, folly and wisdom, that inspires us to dance or smile or simply to go on, senselessly, incomprehensibly, beatifically, in the face of mortality and the truth that our lives are more ill-writ, ill-rhymed and fleeting than any song, except perhaps those songs -- that song, endlesly reincarnated -- born of that truth, be it the moon and June of that truth, or the wordless blue moan, or the rotgut or the elegant poetry of it. That nameless black-hulled ship of Ulysses, that long black train, that Terraplane, that mystery train, that Rocket '88', that Buick 6 -- same journey, same miracle, same end and endlessness."
-- Nick Tosches, Where Dead Voices Gather

When Legends Gather #566


Julie Harris, Maureen Stapleton, Geraldine Page, Anne Bancroft and Eileen Herlie

5 comments :

Christopher said...

pretty cool gathering..

Timmy said...

I'll take Mrs. Robinson, please for the game...

Maureen said...

Blackgama ad?

vibrocount said...

Three PETA members just suffered major strokes.

MSB said...

I'm actually really happy to have a picture of Geraldine Page and Maureen Stapleton together because I'm always getting them confused. I think it's because they were both in Woody Allen's Interiors, but I can never remember which woman played which role.