Saturday, February 08, 2020

Shown the door …

… When Dorothy Parker Got Fired from Vanity Fair – The Public Domain Review. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

It is in dispute which complaint held more weight, but either way, Nast passed the buck to Crowninshield, who met Parker at the Plaza and fired her from the job she had held for two years. Parker promptly ordered the most expensive dessert on the menu and left.

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