#BornThisDay: Writer, Christopher Isherwood

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August 26, 1904- Christopher Isherwood: “Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique and not too much imagination.” In the summer of 1971 I was doing summer stock theatre in Coeur d' Alene, Idaho. Lucky me, at 17 years old, I ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Writer, Jacqueline Susann

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August 20, 1918- Jacqueline Susann: "A good writer is one who produces books that people read. So if I'm selling millions, I'm good." Nearly 50 years after Valley Of The ... 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: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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July 28, 1929- Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis lived during an era when I was always aware of her celebrated enigmatic personality. During my lifetime, she was always the ... See the Rest

#RealEstatePorn: How About Warhol’s Former Montauk Compound For $85 Million?

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Mick Jagger, Jackie O, Liz Taylor, Halston, Truman Capote and MANY other bold faced names hauled out all the way to the end of Long Island back in the 70s and 80s to hang out ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Maureen Stapleton

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June 21, 1925- Maureen Stapleton is one of those great character actors that I am crazy about. I loved the film version of the musical Bye Bye Birdie (1963) as a ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Producer, Allan Carr

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May 27, 1937- I proudly indulge in camp when ever possible & I get dizzy for a really good bad film: Valley Of The Dolls (1967),  Roadhouse (1989), Terror In Tiny Town (1938) are all on my list of movies so ... See the Rest

#QuoteUnquote: Gossip Columnist Liz Smith On Why She HATES Lee Radziwill

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At the height of Liz Smith's column, it was syndicated in more than 75 newspapers worldwide, including the New York Post, which lured her away from arch-rival Daily News for more than $1 million a year. The Post ... See the Rest