Philosophical mic dropping at the Flore
DOROTHEE PARTERREÂ organizes an open mic night at the Flore where modern day French minds and pens, (dead and alive) return to their literary Mecca to deliver a meta form of comedy the city hasnâ€™t seen in years.
Vanity Flore and the wikipedia page for DorothĂ©e Parterre
In 2014, I was asked by Vanity Fair to breathe life into a character they were trying to create but hadnâ€™t yet fleshed out. They had a name – DorothĂ©e Parterre (a Parisian Dorothy Parker) and an occupation (a VF correspondent living in Paris) but other than her having a Franco-American pedigree and a habit […]
The Island of Mispronounced Names
For Christmas this year, DOROTHEE PARTERREÂ recounts her version of The Island of Misfit ToysÂ –Â The Island of Mispronounced Names; an island where American and British celebs live – trapped inside their French pronunciations.