Thursday, December 01, 2011

Oscar Wild's really quite ugly new tomb unveiled

"Kiss-proof" as it is nasty to look at:

Oscar Wilde's restored tomb has been unveiled in Paris, complete with a glass barrier to make it "kiss-proof".

Work was carried out on the gravestone because it was covered in lipstick marks left by tourists, which was gradually destroying it.

Actor Rupert Everett, who has penned a screenplay about Wilde, said the tomb was "being eaten away by lipstick".

Read more here, but beware of some monumental post modern awfulness.

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