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posted by AcidBanter
Born in kansas
On an ordinary plain
Ran to new york
But ran away from fame
Only seventeen
When all your dreams came true
But all you wanted
Was someone to undress you

And all the stars you kissed
Could never ease the pain
Still the grace remains
And though the face has changed
You’re still the same

And it’s a long long way
From where you want to be
And it’s a long long way
But you’re too blind to see

Frame of silence
Of an innocence divine
Is a dangerous creation
When you fail the test of time

And all the photographs
Of ghosts of long ago
Still they hurt you so
Won’t let you go
And you still don’t know

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posted by AcidBanter
“I have a gift for enraging people, but if I ever bore you, it’ll be with a knife”

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“I have been taking stock of my 50 years since leaving Wichita in 1922 at the age of 15 to become a dancer with Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn. How I have existed fills me with horror. For I have failed in everything -- spelling, arithmetic, riding, tennis, golf; dancing, singing, acting; wife, mistress, whore, friend. Even cooking. And I do not excuse myself with the usual escape of “not trying”. I tried with all my heart.

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01. Cathy Davey - Little Red

Hey I, I wouldn't let him in
No I, I wouldn't, I wouldn't let him in
His eyes are close together, and he wears a toothy grin
Don't let him in
No, I wouldn't if I were you let him in

You're all the time believing the very best in all
But the devil was an angel, till he took a little fall


02. Regina Spektor - Apres Moi

I must go on standing
You can't break that which isn't yours
I, oh, must go on standing
I'm not my own, it's not my choice

Be afraid of the lame
They'll inherit your legs
Be afraid of the old
They'll inherit your souls
Be afraid of the cold
They'll inherit...
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posted by AcidBanter
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia

The Louise Brooks Society is an internet resource - an online archive devoted to the silent film bituin Louise Brooks (1906 – 1985). The Louise Brooks Society, or LBS, was started in 1995 and launched on the web that same year. The stated goals of the LBS are to promote a greater awareness of the life and films of the celebrated actress, dancer, and writer.

According to its website, "The mission of the Louise Brooks Society is to honor the actress sa pamamagitan ng stimulating interest in Louise Brooks' life and films, as well as her place in 20th century culture; sa pamamagitan ng fostering...
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posted by AcidBanter
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I sinabi that Card had fallen in pag-ibig with the screen Louise Brooks in 1928. Twenty years later he established a very complex relationship with the real one. She was at the time living in Manhattan, a bloated drunk who split her time between her kama and a barstool. He got her interested in living, started her writing, and was the person primarily responsible for the international recognition she enjoyed in her later years. He brought her to Rochester and helped her establish a new life. They were for a time very close, and then they fought bitterly.

We all loved Pandora’s Box,...
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posted by AcidBanter
    ‘If I ever bore you, it’ll be with a knife’.

These words were uttered sa pamamagitan ng Louise Brooks. And they‘re true. If you dig deep enough into her life, you’re likely to be fascinated sa pamamagitan ng the elusive and sultry beauty who became the embodiment of 1920’s Hollywood. With her uniquely exotic good looks and her banged and bobbed hair style, Louise Brooks captivated moviegoers everywhere, yet critics and film executives alike were unimpressed with her pagganap abilities. As the years went by, however, Brooks has become a cult icon whose work is seen as a remarkable accomplishment...
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