Singer Serge Gainsbourg – rake, libertine, lizard king – died when he was 62, young enough for him still to be making oozy, boozy, lecherous public appearances, like the one where he told Whitney Houston he wanted to fuck her on live television. (Houston gasped, Gainsbourg imagined thunderous applause, and the host went full French: "Sometimes he's a bit drunk, you know.") There's so much to say about Serge – the sexacapades, the scandals, is he Pepe le Pew or what? – but as someone may have said about Paris in the '20s: What... More >>>