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"It's not what you are; it's what you don't become that hurts."

- Oscar Levant


today's wisdom:

"Why would Steve remind me of Oscar Levant, Levant being the very model of the neurotic snappy patter master, while Steve takes a more laid back approach to observe the world judiciously with pen and lens?"

- The Sole Proprietor 4/16/00


"I played myself.  I was miscast."

- Oscar Levant (on his performance in The Band Wagon [film] 1953.)


photo by john swope