Life is not whatnot

Last year, Molly Ringwald’s book Getting the Pretty Back: Friendship, Family, and Finding the Perfect Lipstick was published.

Molly Ringwald at a book signing

On the basis of this photo from a New Jersey book signing, I’d say she never lost it to begin with.

(Today: forty-three candles.)


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  1. Francis W. Porretto »

    19 February 2011 · 4:43 am

    Well, I can’t say I approve of the sneakers, but otherwise…

  2. CGHill »

    19 February 2011 · 10:40 am

    The shoes are a bit strange, but I figured if I cropped the shot, people would wonder why I cropped the shot, so …

  3. Tatyana »

    19 February 2011 · 12:00 pm

    No-no, Chaz, you did the right thing by not cropping the image. It came out as perfect commentary to a book where “advice on love, …and clothes” is given.
    But we always knew you are a perfect gentleman, that’s your biggest attraction.

    Incidentally, my first thought when I saw the picture was “why does she poses next to a Red Flag?!?”
    but that’s my own hungups are talking, never mind

  4. CGHill »

    19 February 2011 · 12:17 pm

    Well, in the original photo (which you can see by clicking on the version actually posted), you can see the edge of a banner hanging on that red drape.

    If you’re curious, here’s a shot of Molly actually sitting under that banner, Sharpie in hand, getting ready to sign a book.

  5. Tatyana »

    19 February 2011 · 12:27 pm

    that’s a relief, tks

  6. hatless in hattiesburg »

    20 February 2011 · 1:24 am

    re “I’d say she never lost it to begin with.”: …and i’d say she’s much-improved with age. ally sheedy was the pretty one in breakfast club. ;)

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