Friday, January 09, 2009

Lucius Beebe

J suggests an article by David Plotnikoff in this month's (February 2009) Saveur magazine about Lucius Beebe, gourmand, journalist, bon vivant. The article is not available online.

This photograph by Stieglitz was in Life magazine.

Beebe on aging:
"High blood pressure, cheeriness at breakfast, a mellowing political philosophy and an inability to drink more than half a bottle of proof spirits at cocktail time without falling over the fire irons all suggest dark wings hovering overhad and the impending midnight crank of the raven."

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