Maryanne's Jukebox

Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethrope

Zooey Deschanel should be Patti!

Robert Pattinson should be Robert Mapplethorpe

I finally read Patti Smith’s award-winning book, “Just Kids” this weekend.

It was a fantastic read. Why I haven’t gotten around to it sooner beats me because I saw Patti Smith perform many times. She was one of the first concerts I saw. I saw her in the 1970s at Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ.

As for Mapplethorpe, I saw his collection of work at one of NYC’s museums about a year BEFORE he died and I became a fan.

So inspired by the book, I was pleased to see that they are making a movie about it — with my fingers crossed for authenticity!

I don’t think they chose the actors/actresses yet, but my choice for Patti Smith is Zooey Deschanel. I think she possesses the same edgy aura as Smith and…

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