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WO'N's new thread Transmutational Phraseology- inquiring about the term describing a book title, or play title, which is remembered and parodied long after the book or play has taken its final bow - arrives just in time to consider the latest example of the phenomenon, Paris Hilton: Confessions of an Heiress, a Tongue in Chic Peek Behind the Pose.

Paris Hilton's voyeurography, if I may call it that, is noteworthy not only because it is the latest example of the phenomenon WO'N has identified, but also because it may set a record for achieving that status faster than any other book title in history.

Its pages are not only forgettable in relation to its cover, its pages are a cover for its cover.

In fact, "Confessions of an Heiress" isn't a book. It's a cover. What biblionym could enter the language faster than that, WO'N?

I would like to claim the distinction of being the first person, at least on AWADtalk, to parody "Paris Hilton: Confessions of an Heiress".

I plan to publish:

"Peoria Chilton: Confessions of a Heirdresser, A Peek Beneath the Couture."

Please wait for the first instalment:

"When you can wear a tiara and look this good, why wear anything else!"

Anyone know a Paris Hilton look-alike who will pose for the back cover ... which is actually the front cover featuring the pose we really want to see on Paris' front cover. [Ahem, 10% of the royalties. P.S. You only have to look like Paris from the rear, butt if you don't, no need to apply.]

At least the purchasers of my title will get what they please, instead of the tease.

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Why?

Why "Confessions of an Heiress"?

Or, why "Confessions of a Heirdresser", Musick.

In either case, because this is what her public seems to want.

As they would say in Merry Olde England:

"Where's there's muck, there's brass."
[In every sense of the word. ]


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The first parody of "Confessions of an Heiress" is now out, "Paris the Heiress"*, but Paris seems to be milking the parody appeteat dry heirself.

No fair, Paris!

Paris has just come out with a line of jewellery any wannabe heirhead can afford [less than $100 a wannabe bauble], and now she has a contract to hawk Burger Kings.

This just in:

"Fans of the blond bombshell will get to see even more of Paris in the next few months if the fast food chain Burger King gets their way. BK wants the celebutante to represent them in a new advertising campaign and they're willing to pay her $750,000 for her time."

At last, Burger King has a Queen!

* "Paris the Heiress: An Unauthorized Parody" by Steven Chorney.
http://images.amazon.com/images/P/0740748084.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg


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Paris does Paris.

Think of the heir-blazing, Trompe de la Gucci, haute hilarity of that!

Paris visits the West Bank and discovers it isn't a bank!

Paris visits the Louvre and discovers that the window blinds are all hanging on the wall. And they're not for sale. Hors de heiress!

Paris on Two Hundred Thousand a Day.

Bon voyeurage!


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Our "hi-flying socialite" [emphasis on the "lite"] has now found her haute spiritual enlightenment side.

No doubt, there is a Kabballah Hilton in the works.

This hottie hautepreneur is gonna make grandaddy Baron Hilton look like a hautebeen.

See "Paris turns to Kabballah to de-stress". JUST IN!

http://www.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=47117&cat=India


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I love Paris in the Springtime
I love Paris in the Fall
I love Paris in her tiara
But I love Paris best in nothing, at all.



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JUST IN! "Paris Hilton seeks tiara trademark"

And it has a "P" where the "BK" ought to be!

Maybe the hottie "hotel heiress" is moving upmenu. What do ya think?

Look for some wannabe Paris "kitchen utensils". Like silver-plated spoons. That is so haute!

"The hotel heiress filed a trademark application in late July to register a logo of a tiara with a "P" centered in the middle, the Smoking Gun Web site first reported Friday.

The logo application, which cost $325 to file, looks to put the logo on audio and visual recordings, eyewear, prepaid calling cards, kitchen utensils, mugs, key chains, soaps, body oils and other goods."

http://money.cnn.com/2004/08/30/news/newsmakers/paris_hilton/

"Prepaid Paris Calling Cards". Do you think we can call Paris with them? Haute my heart races at the thought!




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Get thee to a mummery!

If you are really "-The MGMT", snoot, you've arrived when the show is over. Which is good timing.




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