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This Just In: Three Very Different Women




The text at the bottom reads: When I was a teenager I snuck [sic.] into Jayne Mansfield’s stageshow [sic.] @ Gus Stevens’ nightclub in Biloxi, Mississippi. Brother Dave Gardner opened w/ his hillbilly sophistication. Then Miss Mansfield took the stage. Told jokes, sang songs and changed costumes. Each one a little skimpier than the last. She finished in the white fur bikini. I was thrilled. Sometime later I was getting my hair cut in a barbershop on St. Charles Avenue. Two Louisiana state policemen came in and passed around 8×10 photos of them holding Jayne’s decapitated head on the hood of her death car. I wasn’t thrilled…



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