Thursday, February 08, 2007

Clear Your Calendars! Wonderful News!


(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) 2005

A wonderful entertainment-activist judge in Los Angeles has announced the unexpected, super-sweet possibility of what will no doubt be the greatest television show ever:
LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- The judge in the murder trial of music impresario Phil Spector said Wednesday he's leaning toward allowing the trial to be televised and will make a decision after hearing from lawyers later this month.

The 67-year-old music producer -- famed for creating the "wall of sound" recording technique that revolutionized rock music -- is charged with killing actress Lana Clarkson in his suburban mansion on February 3, 2003.

"This is a trial of public interest," said Superior Court Judge Larry Paul Fidler. "I always have a problem with commentators telling people what is going on rather than letting the public see the trial for themselves. I'm a firm believer in having the public see it."
And by it, of course, Judge Fidler is being a little coy in reference to what is assuredly one of the most remarkable achievements in modern hairdo technology and perhaps one of the greatest hairdos in all creation, period. OMG, this trial is going to be so great! I may have to take a leave-of-absence for this one.

Please contemplate its mysteries, its majesty:


19 comments:

Anonymous said...

you mean that confection isn't photoshopped?!

Princess Sparkle Pony said...

Nope, those are totally real AP photos.

Headline Junky said...

You've got to send those in to the Sartorialist. The pearl-capped top button, the color-coordinated pocket hanky, and the Royal medallion. Plus the hair-er, the hair-er.

sfmike said...

We are not worthy.

Anonymous said...

Clearly laying the foundation for an insanity defense.

John said...

OMG, SparklePony Does LA is so full of possibilities. I think you need to take a leave and get on a plane.

Julia said...

It's a wig, Baby.

Edith's Friend said...

I think dude has not far to go for an insanity defense anyway, but this is gonna help -- imagine showing up in court with that hair. Also -- is Phil a short guy? I'm picturing all sorts of door frame havoc otherwise.

Matty Boy said...

The wheels of justice grind slow, and the winds of fashion blow hard. (Or is it fast?)

Ms. Clarkson died over four years ago. Yet another tip-top job of delivering swift justice by the L.A. District Attorney's office.

The pictures are from 2005. Some philistine defense attorney with no sense of the magnitude of Mr. Spector's fashion and hair sense might go to him and tell him to 'tone down the crazy a notch' once he gets in front a jury.

Not meaning to be a spoilsport, but I'd hate to see the Princess waste air fare to L.A. to cover a trial with no important fashion angle.

Lulu Maude said...

OMG I thought this was another lady who would never know the press of Monsieur Chirac's lips upon her wrist... now you tell me it's Phil Spector?!?!

To gaze at that 'do is to appreciate the delicate, painstaking work of a Nancy Beth Exzema.

I am overcome.

Jess Wundrun said...

Would it not be fabulous if Leslie Abrahamson could be his defense attorney? I swear they'd look like Dr. Suess's Thing One and Thing Two.

Anonymous said...

I'm so glad I'm getting bald.

PeteJayhawk said...

Struwwelpeter!

sleepyinsaudi said...

Yahoo Serious!

Karen Zipdrive said...

I think any woman who'd go home with someone who looked like that might have had it comin' to her.

((ducking))

Carmen Sutra said...

Princess, you might be happy to know that one of your greatest devotees (aka me) lives just five houses down from Phil Spector - although I've never once laid eyes on him.

If I see any news crews hanging about, I'll try to hold up a "Hi Ponypals" poster. Also, if you need to do any investigative hairdo blogging, you're welcome to my guest room.

dguzman said...

just discovered your site, and OH MY GOODNESS--the empresario of hairspray-ario is impressive!

samael7 said...

His 'do always puts me in mind of an electrified dandelion.

Further proof that the richer you get, the less likely you are to surround yourself with people who'll say, "Um, dude, no WAY."

P.S. What is happening to his chin?

Trunk Monkey 78 said...

has any body else noticed that his ... three... chins are all pointing in completely different directions???