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Why: In the New Yorker, "Transformer":
On the night of January 20, 2006, an unknown singer-songwriter, nineteen-year-old Stefani Germanotta, opened her rock show at the Bitter End, in the Village, with her song “Hollywood" ... In the YouTube video of that performance, you see a pretty, kittenish, frumpily dressed brunette, an alumna of the Convent of the Sacred Heart, a first-rate Manhattan private school, who was at that time enrolled in New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She sings with style and conviction but betrays few hints of the pop superstar she was soon to become.Answer: Here it is. Hum:
The More You Know: I got nothin. But I did notice this list of J.D. Salinger's New Yorker pieces over on the side there. That's where most of his stuff was originally published, fyi. If you haven't read "A Perfect Day for Bananafish," you should seriously consider it. You should give it plenty of thought. That story was first printed in the magazine January 31, 1948, which was 62 years ago tomorrow.