Sunday, February 23, 2014

An Ecstatic Roar

When the Sinatra impersonator announced that he was about to sing a number from the film THE JOKER IS WILD, an ecstatic roar of shock and delight arose from the three members of the Doomed Book Club at our table, for the bio on which the movie was based was our initial text. Our outcry at the relatively obscure allusion must have astonished and baffled the Sinatra impersonator, who was too polished to show it, and launched into the song with his usual ease.