Quick Change

29 Dec

My brain has slowly but surely come back online. This has been one of those illnesses you only encounter a few times in your life – the kind of sick that makes it a signpost in your chronology. This has been the type of desperate expulsion of bodily fluids that you stamp a year on: The Spanish Black Plague Influenza of 2010.

By the way – did you know that James Cagney got his start as a female impersonator?

Born to a lower class family in 1899, young Jimmy would take on a host of odd jobs to help make ends meet, including his first foray into performing, just after WWI, when he worked as a female impersonator. – Things And Other Stuff


2 Responses to “Quick Change”

  1. bmj2k December 29, 2010 at 13:49 #

    He really was a Yankee Doodle Dandy!

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