Things that Make You Go Hmmm…John Coolidge in CULTURED Magazine

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I was flipping through a copy of Cultured Magazine at work, and I paused at this page. I’m really not the demographic for this slick publication, and I don’t know anything about photographer-turned potter John Coolidge and his partner, “painter and creative director” David Burgoyne. But the photo of these two, by Coolidge, caught my eye.

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Happy Labor Day

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With thanks to all those who came before us and fought for fair treatment, equal opportunity, and a living wage.

Lewis Wickes Hine (American, 1874-1940). [Untitled] (Women Making Stockings), 1936-1937. Gelatin silver photograph. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the National Archives, 79.143.136 Photo: Brooklyn Museum.

Gene Wilder (1922-2016)

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Of course we all loved him in “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (as pictured above!) but my absolute favorite Gene Wilder memory is my earliest one: his appearance as The Fox in “The Little Prince.”

Click here to view a short scene from the film (1974, directed by Stanley Donen and based on the classic story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry).

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Thank you, Mr. Wilder. Farewell.