Here’s Looking at You Kid

“It’s also about someone dealing with growing older. Especially an older woman — a person who often disappears in our society.” Dorothy Wiggins is 98, but far from disappearing, she’s a mainstay on the scene of a new kind of NY high (or maybe low) society. NYT (Gift Article): At 98, She’s a Social Media Star. Wiggins is not exactly a fan of the medium that’s made her semi-famous: “TikTok feels stupid to me … You need more than a momentary thing. I watched ‘Casablanca’ the other night. Now that’s the perfect length for a movie. I just think it’s bad for concentration and that it’s going to make people stupider.” (Captain Renault: “What in heaven’s name brought you to Casablanca?” Rick: “My health. I came to Casablanca for the waters.” Captain Renault: “The waters? What waters? We’re in the desert.” Rick: “I was misinformed.”)

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