20 Memorable Quotes from Grey Gardens
In 1975, Albert and David Maysles filmed a documentary about the mother/daughter duo inhabiting the dilapidated Long Island manse Grey Gardens. Edith “Little Edie” Beale and Edith “Big Edie” Bouvier Beale – respectively, cousin and aunt of Jackie Kennedy Onassis – lived alone and in squalor, which might be why much of their on-screen dialogue sounds so utterly loony. Here are twenty of the Edie and Edith’s most memorable quotes.
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I mean, our grocery store doesn’t even label their herbs. They just have a refrigerated bevy of little green plastic-wrapped baggies. Can’t tell the difference between fresh cilantro and fresh parsley? Too bad, you fucking troglodyte.
Not a morning person? Make breakfast in advance and stick it in the fridge for easy grab-n-go morning sustenance. But if you do this, think frittata over fried egg. Trust me on this one.
This was a song that went viral back in 2002 and pretty much sums up my personal 90s teenybopper era.
In 2005 my father went to the doctor complaining of chest pain. The doctor assured him it was heartburn and sent him home with Tums and no further testing. My father came home and died of a heart attack later that day.