A normal laugh has the structure of “ha-ha-ha” or “ho-ho-ho.” It is unnatural, and one is physically unable, to have a laugh structure of “ha-ho-ha-ho.” The usual variations of a laugh most often occur in the first or final note in a sequence- therefore, “ho-ha-ha” or “ha-ha-ho” laughs are possible. Normal note durations with unusually long or short “inter-note intervals” do not happen due to the result of the limitations of our vocal cords. This basic structure allows one to recognize a laugh despite individual variants.
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The whole Sorvino brouhaha is probably best put into perspective by Greg Pond, Details magazine’s picture editor during the 1990s and LaChapeIle’s early champion. “If a star is nervous or apprehensive or a publicist is overly protective,” he says, “David’s not going to make the green light. With David, you kind of have to say, ‘Well, why not be naked dancing on a mushroom?’”
David LaChapelle took his first photo at age six, while on a family holiday in Puerto Rico: a balcony shot of his Lithuanian mother Helga (“an artist who never got to be an artist”) in a Frederick’s of Hollywood bras¬siere, holding a cocktail. I ask if he still lakes snapshots on holidays. “I can’t,” LaChapelle says, “because it turns into a job and I can’t stop. It’s ridiculous. In front of the Eiffel Tower I’’II be like, ‘Aunt Margaret, open your shirt!’ And then I want to retouch.”