20 Feb 2007
On the other hand, other than the late but immortal Timofey Pnin, only one other person in history has been "ideally bald."
I miss Yul Brynner,. I miss Yul Brynner of Sakhalin (or "Vladivostok" if you are a stickler and a spoilsport) and Hollywood. I miss "The King and I." I miss those Thai girls,sing-songing and making beautifully strange with their voices, their gestures, their play of fabrics, in their Siamese re-telling of the story of “Small House of Uncle Thomas,” an important part of the American past: "Uncle Tom, he run fast."