Jayne Mansfield dancing with the son of a Florida mortuaries billionaire… A 1974 Los Angeles “It boy” moving away to become a counselor for Eskimos with AIDS…
“Living here, it’s an endless stream of stories like that. When you come from a normal place, you just become aghast at what you hear in this town.”
Goodyear’s W magazine piece is crowned by a great photo of Jack Nicholson and Angelica Huston. The picture is one of many featured in The Way We Were, a new coffee table compendium of Wasser’s work.
And when dealing with someone as artful and talented as Wasser, each photo is as astounding as the next. To wit, in the W slide show of 15 selected pictures, the second one that follows Nicholson and Huston shows Joan Didion standing in front of her Stingray Corvette.
[Jacket cover courtesy: Damiani]
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