Tuesday, May 15, 2018

"Wonder What the Black Panthers Eat Here on the Hors D'Oevres Trail?"

A line that could have been written only by the great (and now, sadly, the late) Tom Wolfe

And, yes, the words are from that iconic "New Journalism" piece about a party chez the Leonard Bernsteins; the soiree gave rise to the phrase "radical chic," one of Wolfe's cheekiest and most memorable coinages.

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