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Impossible Desire

Paris Hilton cannot be glamorous because she "is immediately 'knowable,' to the bottom of her (undoubtedly) well-shod toes."  Not so with Grace Kelly because true glamour produces a pleasure born of negative emotions, "the pleasure associated with not having."  Glamour is all about "impossible desire" and it "courts danger."   Virginia Postrel contemplates all this in a book review in the current Weekly Standard. Click here to see why I love the cover (to enlarge, click image on the right) and why Sonnet 106 is worth a read.
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