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harrison-solow's picture
Aug.26.2010
Sumptuous. Magnanimous. Opulent, bountiful, stylish, gracious and responsible: A few words that came to mind when we received our complimentary copies of Carpe Articulum today in which the articles on my husband and me appear. We have had a considerable number of interviews - and honestly I have...
farzana-versey's picture
Aug.21.2010
A cartoon-like condom with round-rimmed Harry Potter-style glasses waving a magic wand appears on the packaging of contraceptives. Warner Brothers, who produced the Harry Potter film series based on the books by J.K. Rowling, is taking legal action against the manufacturers, Magic X, of the Harry...
nicole-cothrun-venables's picture
Aug.13.2010
Red Room's Gina Misiroglu recently interviewed me about the styling work I did on the new movie The Expendables, in theatres now. Nicole Venables leads a double life. She's an established hair stylist and the owner of Ruby Begonia Hair Studio in LA, as well as a dedicated mother. Then there are...
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Aug.11.2010
Did Dev Patel play James Bond in his first film? Has any non-mainstream Hollywood actor enacted significant roles? What is he cribbing about? He got to play a poor slum boy who appears on a reality show and wins a million. Now, he is jobless and calls Hollywood racist. There are several reasons for...
stacy-ann-nyikos's picture
Jun.23.2010
Since my last year has been filled with intense reading, analyzing and writing, I have wondered what, if any, the effects have been on my world outside of writing. As always, the side effects appear least where I expect them.  The movies. My husband and I decided to catch up on actual movie-...
john-palisano's picture
May.04.2010
For six months bartender Mike Zimmerman has been bringing together a small collective of Charles Bukowski enthuisiasts to read select poems at the Frolic Room in Hollywood, right next door to the Pantages theater, and right across the street from that celebrity party hangout, the W hotel. This...
manny-pacheco's picture
Apr.19.2010
Dresses that Grace Kelly wore in screen classics such as High Society and Rear Window are now showcased at a museum in London as part of a new exhibit.  Grace Kelly: Style Icon at the Victoria and Albert Museum will display the wonderfully stylish wardrobe of the Oscar winning actress-turned-...
manny-pacheco's picture
Apr.10.2010
 One of the last surviving Munchkins, Meinhardt Raabe, passed away on Friday. He was one of the little actors who actually had lines in The Wizard Of Oz. As coroner of Munchkinland, he was the character officially declaring the death the death of The Wicked Witch of the East. He tells Dorothy. As...
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Apr.08.2010
Turner Classic Movies, The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, and Los Angeles residents are all working in conjunction to preserve and purchase 138 acres of Cahuenga Peak, the land adjacent to the world famous Hollywood Sign. As author of Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History, I urge my readers and...
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Apr.08.2010
The Orange County Screenwriters Association has invited me to open prior to a specal afternoon with acclaimed screenwriter J. Michael Straczynski on Saturday, May 22nd for a discussion on “Hollywood – Past and Present.” The event is free to attend, and this is a must for aspiring writers of books...