Any artist who has decided to follow this path must understand that talent alone, theoretical and technical training, or a rich set of experiences do not by themselves ensure the achievement. One still needs that creative spark, otherwise known as Inspiration.
Ladies and gentlemen, let us introduce to you lady Lilith – the beautiful (and beautifully frightening) archetypal female-vamp who, as Dante Gabriel Rossetti splendidly versified in 1886, possesses the power to dominate man’s body and heart. Ah yes, and his life as well.
My hands are asking you breathlessly:
Haven’t you longed to be a guitar?
To wait for a musician in a desperate rhythm
thirsty fingers over you to run?
The theme is like many we’ve seen in the psychological thriller genre of late. While You Were Sleeping follows the unprecedented success of similar books like Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train.
Unlike the little black dress, which Coco Chanel deemed imperative for every woman’s wardrobe, the red dress is something more special and distinctive. Owning a red dress is not a necessity, but rather – a privilege.
Carrie Fisher has died. It is a big blow, coming as it does at the end of a year that has seen so many wonderful talents depart this earth. She was 60.