Girls On Film: What Are The 5 Best Movie Drag Performances?


Listening to "Finally" on my 90s Dance Hit Radio Station on iTunes the other day in my car, I thought to myself, "I'd like to see that drag number from Priscilla Queen of the Desert." When I got home and checked the Wow Report, what was James doing on Transformations but being made over by Australia's Courtney Act? So, I took it as a sign and ... See the Rest

Legacy: Lauren Bacall Was The Last of Madonna’s “Vogue” Legends


Here's an strange bit of trivia about the passing of Lauren Bacall yesterday: As pointed out on Twitter, all 16 of the 20th-century stars immortalized in Madonna's “Vogue” are now gone. The amazing black-and-white music video, directed by David Fincher, is a tribute to the golden age of Hollywood. Now almost a quarter century old, the song came out ... See the Rest

The Marlene Dietrich Auction Is Coming! The Marlene Dietrich Auction Is Coming!

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The descendants of Marlene Dietrich are auctioning off all the piddly little tchotchkas they say "are just gathering dust" in storage. ... See the Rest

Transformation Tuesday: Billy B Helps Me to Channel My Inner Marlene Dietrich

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Today we have the irrepressible Billy B back on the Transformations set, and the look we're going for is "Marlene Dietrich in her Weimar-era lesbian cabaret entertainer phase." It's a tricky look because it's so simple that it succeeds or fails with my characterization. The night before we filmed it, in fact, I tossed and turned, worried that I'd ... Watch Now

Girl Power D: Dita von Teese


“I was made fun of all through school for how I looked. I was so skinny, and I had knobby knees, and my skin was kind of a grayish color. I was kind of awkward. And more than anything, I just felt I disappeared. I still feel like I totally disappear when I don’t have my makeup on and my hair pulled back. I didn’t feel I could really be beautiful or ... See the Rest

Flashback 1935: 15-Year-Old Ray Bradbury Meets Marlene Dietrich


Dangerous Minds did a bit of sleuthing to discover how and why these two were photographed together  outside the Paramount gates in 1935. They dug up this 1995 Payboy interview that might explain it: Playboy: What brought you to Hollywood in the first place? Bradbury: The Depression brought me here from Waukegan, Illinois. The majority of ... See the Rest

Snap!Back: Marlene Dietrich and Amelia Earhart

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On the set of the 1933 film Song of Songs, directed by Rouben Mamoulian. The way the two ladies are looking at each other you wouldn't think Mamoulian was also in the room. (via) ... See the Rest

Happy Times


Marlene Dietrich met the Beatles (or vice versa) during rehearsals for a Royal Variety performance at London's Prince of Wales Theatre, 1963. The Fab Four sang "Falling in Love Again." (Photo: Dezo Hoffmann) ... See the Rest