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An Over-Educated Grunt
9/30/2021 04:52:36 pm
You see the irony, I'm sure, of claiming that for seventh years each generation got it wrong by projecting itself onto a dead man... and then doing exactly that.
10/1/2021 03:50:43 pm
Well, it takes one to know one --- which is why you pointed out the irony --- which in turn makes your statement ironic and so we proceed into a maelstrom of IIR=Infinite Ironic Regression.
10/9/2021 07:22:21 am
He never even watched a Dean film until last year and hasn’t watched his television work either. All he cares about is Dean’s sexuality and proving he was 100% gay.
10/5/2021 10:43:47 pm
You probably take everything John Gilmore said about Dean as gospel but not Alice Denham.
10/6/2021 06:18:32 pm
No on both counts. Denham's account is entirely in keeping with how other women described their experiences with Dean, using sex as a way to get close to women who reminded him of his mother. That said, none of the recent literature seems to make much of Denham's account, which may have been influenced by intervening pop culture accounts.
11/1/2021 01:26:05 am
You pick and choose what to believe according to your own biases. There is no documentation of Bast and Dean having sex (which is understandable), but you accept with no hesitation that they were were lovers. There are risqué drawings Dean drew for Geraldine Page, her own writing about their relationship, and other people confirming they had an affair but you choose to not believe it, because it doesn’t support the narrative you want to tell about Dean.
11/3/2021 04:58:33 am
Furtive sexual encounters = child molestation and grooming by his minister
12/8/2021 10:01:07 pm
The interview where Elizabeth Taylor revealed Dean was molested by his minister.
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