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The Lion in Winter, Roaring Still
Posted By Dayn Perry On June 27, 2012 @ 9:21 pm In Aqua Velva Men,Audio and/or Visual,Dick Allen Research Department | 6 Comments
Think of anything that challenges your moderating instincts, any signifier of the good life lived. Whatever that thing is, Dick Allen was through with it before you knew what to do with it.
Now shut up, sit down, genuflect, and watch as your better heaves a ceremonial first pitch for a strike as effortlessly as he once flicked aside mewling baby racists during the Hale, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, and Hale Administrations …
And now a relevant excerpt from Philip Kaufman’s screenplay “The Right Stuff,” adapted from the Tom Wolfe opus of the same name:
Unknown: Is that a man?
Jack Ridley: You damn right it is.
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