Creatures of the night

Campy creatures of the night: Restrained Edward (Robert Pattinson/ Twilight) has replaced unrestrained Dr. Frank N. Furter (Tim Curry/ Rocky Horror Picture Show). Poor Edward: a brooding, earnest, long-suffering teenager without the relief of being able to laugh himself out of his addiction. No, give me liberating camp any day. Read Susan Sontag’s “Notes on Camp” online here. The best quote from it is actually not by her: “Life is too important a thing ever to talk seriously about it.” (Oscar Wilde, Vera, or The Nihilists)

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Anne

Teaching English for business communication skills, writing online for learners, translating, sailing whenever I can, from Washington, D.C.

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