Friday, January 15, 2016

Fame's Quirks

I was in an airport once, waiting in line, and Henny Youngman was standing in front of me. I had been living in Los Angeles for a while, and got used to seeing minor celebrities out and about. I always left them alone, unless they bothered me first. To me, a stranger is a stranger, whether you know who they are or not. Henny turned around, looked at me, and said, "That's right, I'm me," and then turned back around. I found it quite charming, but he was answering a bell that hadn't rung.

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