Sunday, May 12, 2024

A fresh look at S.J. Perelman …

 A Review of Crazy Like a Fox and Cloudland Revisited - Believer Magazine. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

Words beget words, syllepsis begets syllepsis: the Julian calendar turns into an old acquaintance named Julian Callender, the evening’s violet hush turns into a seductive companion named (what else?) Violet Hush, and walking past rows of female film extras turns into a stroll down Mammary Lane.

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