NO, THAT’S NOT MICKEY MOUSE, he would come much later.
When he was fourteen months old, unknown to everyone, he crawled onstage wearing overalls and a little harmonica around his neck. He sneezed and his father, Joe Sr., grabbed him up, introducing him to the audience as Sonny Yule. He felt the spotlight on him and described it as his mother’s womb. From that moment on, the stage was his home.
He was a natural Performer, from the beginning.
The Voice is unmistakable.
You know the music.
There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man.
It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition. And, it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which we call the …
Be Beautiful, Brilliant, and Bold
“I’m a sworn enemy of the convention. I despise the conventional in anything, even the arts”
Hedwig Kiesler, was declared the “most beautiful women in the world,” but she quickly got bored of the sobriquet. She did not play the Hollywood game. She spent many of her evenings creating. But few would know, what she was creating for it was classified as secret for 40 years.
“Any girl can be glamorous — all you have to do is stand still and look stupid”
Six different husbands. All married her for different reasons. But not any like her father. He loved his daughter for her intelligence, not for her beauty. It was he, who encouraged her to ask how things work, which gave her a supreme self confidence even by the tender age of 15. “I must make my own decisions. Mould my own character, think my own thoughts.”
He is grateful for a second chance. And he is doing well with it – at least for now.
Yes, he screwed up before – royally. He knew it. “I had burned bridges”
No, it wasn’t the addiction. No, that wasn’t it.
“It was the anger.”
“I had issues with anger. I wasn’t behaving professionally. I wasn’t accountable, no consequences, no rules.”