Maybe I should have named my blog Potpourri or Pastiche or simply a Savory Stew because I aim to throw a lot of different things into the pot, mostly about reading, writing and art, but many other things, too, because I’ve lived a long time and have a lot of interests. I also will include here thoughts of others I come upon who share my loves. Including those of you who care to share your thoughts and impressions.
Me, Phyliss Diller, The Crystal Palace and the Landesmans
posted by Ed Farber on January 5, 2015

Did you know that Phyliss Diller, the comedienne who came to fame in the late ‘50s-‘70s, was a homeowner in Webster Groves (suburb of St. Louis) in the early 60s? I met her through Jay Landesman who hired her for several gigs at more