There’s something about ZOOEY DESCHANEL: edgy sexy Girl Next Door for our Twilit times. Actress/singer Zooey is the official It Girl of our blog. She possesses my favorite artistic combo, one that was a mantra of mine when I was writing my Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera: ‘Dark Yet Perky.’
In her recent hit performances as a singer, paired with M. Ward as ‘She & Him’, Zooey Deschanel demonstrates her blend of dark and perky, sweet and spooky. Check out the YouTubes below for your Summer 2010 Zooey fix.
Singing Dream a Little Dream of You, Zooey manages to look both vampiric and innocently girlish, with Theda Bara eyes and Marlo Thomas hair. As one YouTube comment from Zee1198 noted: “Zooey Deschanel doesn’t look like Katy Perry. Katy Perry looks like Zooey Deschanel.”
She dons a white baby-doll dress to tear into I Put a Spell On You with womanly passion.
Generation Twilight (to use our star writer Libby Cudmore‘s phrase) is way too cynical for girly girls. But with her cutting edge performances and fifties-with-a-twist style, Zooey manages to have her Devil’s Food cupcakes and eat them too. So let’s dream a little dream of Zooey…
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