"But even now, a full century after he wrote his first school poem, scratched out in startlingly plain words on onion skin paper with a number two pencil, his heart and soul remain as fresh and brave as ever. Hemingway lives.” Happy birthday to Ernest Hemingway, who was born 115 years ago today.
Guess who? “Back then, when I was twelve years old, Bowie showed us another way of being a boy or a girl or something else entirely. Bowie-as-Ziggy recalibrated sexuality in a way that was debauched but distilled, decidedly racy but also refined.”