Wear Sunscreen or Sunscreen are the common names of an article titled "Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young" written by Mary Schmich and published in the Chicago Tribune as a column in 1997, but often erroneously attributed to a commencement speech by author Kurt Vonnegut. Both its subject and tone are similar to the 1927 poem "Desiderata". The most popular and well-known form of the essay is the successful music single "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)", released in 1999, by Baz Luhrmann.
... Schmich's June 1, 1997 column began with the injunction to wear sunscreen, and continued with discursive advice for living without regret ... mine." In 1998, Schmich published the column as a book, Wear Sunscreen ... Baz Luhrmann released a song called "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)" in which this column is read word for word as written by Schmich, who gave permission and ...
... Wear Sunscreen (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1998) ISBN 0-8362-5528-3. ...
Famous quotes containing the word wear:
“Once upon a time there were three little foxes
Who didnt wear stockings, and they didnt wear sockses,
But they all had handkerchiefs to blow their noses,
And they kept their handkerchiefs in cardboard boxes.”
—A.A. (Alan Alexander)