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Beauty school dropout – Frankie Avalon

Watching and becoming aware of Grease at a young age, and keeping that awareness into maturity, a lot of the humour, gravity and touchstones in it go and remain completely over my head. Like just how hilarious it is for Frankie Avalon to appear in a heaven-set dream sequence, reproaching and insulting a 28 year old Didi Conn to wise up and go back to high school. All that it is calling on, all that has been put into it, all the things an eight year old can miss. And not just being too young, but being too much from the wrong generation to understand.

Sometimes i need my own personal Frankie Avalon guardian angel dream to call me out on all self-destructive things i’m prone to. He never shows up.

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