#BornThisDay: Actor, Joan Blondell

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August 30, 1906- Joan Blondell was one of the most versatile & enduring stars of The Golden Age Of Hollywood. She never reached the very top of the firmament ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Billionaire, Malcolm Forbes

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August 19, 1999- Malcolm Forbes: “Men who never get carried away should be.” The personality trait I most deplore in others? Entitlement. Here is a little tale: Malcolm ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Make-Up Artist, Way Bandy

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  August 9, 1941- Way Bandy made up some of the planet's most beautiful & accomplished women, & by “made up” I don’t mean imagined, although he did do that in a ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Andy Warhol

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August 6, 1928- Andy Warhol. I remember quite well, my parents shaking their heads & saying: "that is not art... it is a painting of a soup can!”  when I expressed my appreciation for the work of Andy Warhol. The point of the matter was, I really "got him" ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Tom Drake

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August 5, 1918- He was born as Alfred Sinclair Alderdice in Brooklyn. At some point in his stage career & after several other name changes, he landed on Tom Drake as his ... See the Rest

Oprah IS Glinda the Good Witch in the New Harper’s Bazaar (Also: Katy Perry is Liz Taylor and Mariah Carey is Marie Antoinette. Except Not Really)

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Photos from Harper’s Bazaar‘s 2015 Icons, a 17-page portfolio, unveiled today, that will appear in all 32 editions of the magazine’s September issue. The ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: TV Host, Merv Griffin

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July 6, 1925- When Mervyn Edward Griffin died, he left behind: Wheel Of Fortune, Jeopardy  (both game shows invented & produced) & its ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Farley Granger

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July 1, 1925- One day last week I watched back to back Hitchcock on TCM. I thought I had seen all of Alfred Hitchcock’s Hollywood period films & most of his ... See the Rest