Sunday, April 24, 2011

Mae West: Some Bunny

Though MAE WEST did not do any theme movies suitable for Easter, here are some remarks to suit the season quite eggs-actly.
• • "I've gotten a lot of bunnies on Easter," Mae West retorted in her throatiest, breast-heaving contralto, when confronted by a Time Magazine reporter, "but this is the first time I've ever received a husband." In 1937, Time had been making an issue of "Mr. Mae West" in an article discussing the actress's secret marriage on 11 April 1911.
• • Mae West said: I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number of carats in a diamond. And may your Easter Basket be filled with bling and beefcake.
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• • A few years ago Peter Gomes came to Duke Chapel and preached on this theme. In that sermon he invoked the name of one of his favorite Easter theologians — — the inimitable actress Mae West, known for her friendly relationships with men. Mae West said, "It’s not the men in my life, but the life in my men." Gomes said, "Mae West got it! She got the Easter message." ...
• • Source: Sermon: "LIFE BEGINS AT EASTER John 20:1-18" by Mel Williams for The Watts Street Baptist Church; delivered on Easter Sunday, 16 April 2006
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• • LEO [July 24 — Aug 23] — — Hedonistic Lions are in the mood to overindulge in hot cross buns and Easter eggs, as you adopt the philosophy of fellow Leo, Mae West: “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.” You’re never happier than when they have an audience and the Full Moon gives your communication skills a boost, as you entertain others and talk up a storm. ...
• • Source: Your Horoscope MOORE Stars; April 18 — 24, 2011
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• • The Mae West Blog was started seven years ago in July 2004.
You are reading the 1910th blog post. Unlike many blogs, which draw upon reprinted content from a newspaper or a magazine and/ or summaries, links, or photos, the mainstay of this blog is its fresh material focused on the life and career of Mae West, herself an American original.
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