History’s best comebacks, from Jesus to John Travolta

Matthew Sweet in 1843 Magazine: It’s not an age thing. Jesus was in his 30s when he rolled aside the stone from his tomb for Western culture’s foundational did-you-miss-me? moment. Gloria Swanson was 51 when she inhabited the forgotten body of silent-film star Norma Desmond and vogued down the staircase in “Sunset Boulevard”. That’s younger than Naomi … Continue reading History’s best comebacks, from Jesus to John Travolta