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Marilyn Monroe | Marilyn Monroe

manny-pacheco's picture
Feb.28.2014
A massive statue of Marilyn Monroe that has turned heads for two years in Palm Springs is heading east. The 26-foot-tall, 34,000-pound work-of-art will be transported from California to Hamilton, New Jersey in April, where it will be part of an exhibit honoring its designer, Seward...
ben-campbell's picture
Dec.03.2013
What I do best, so I’ve been told by at least 23 people in the publishing industry over the last five years, is that I effectively communicate information from my experiences, and best of all I donate it freely. Rebellious and heartfelt, my new novel, © P R E T T Y B O Y: Fabulous Fifties Hollywood...
loren-rhoads's picture
Oct.25.2013
The sky burned with gold as we rounded the block again.  The Thomas Guide wasn’t helping at all.  None of the buildings seemed to be numbered.  I was ready to give up.  I considered suggesting we ditch the graveyard altogether and see about getting up to Griffith...
manny-pacheco's picture
Sep.08.2013
A Lake Tahoe resort once owned by Frank Sinatra, and frequented by his Rat Pack buddies, is about to undergo a major makeover. The Cal Neva hotel-casino straddling the California-Nevada border will close for over a year beginning Monday to allow for the multimillion-dollar renovation project....
manny-pacheco's picture
Jul.13.2013
Milton H. Greene was a fashion and celebrity photographer for over four decades. He’s best known for the photoshoots he did with Marilyn Monroe. Greene first encountered the iconic actress when on assignment for Look Magazine. They quickly became close friends, and ultimately they formed their...
farzana-versey's picture
Jun.03.2013
He still sells. Anger sells. It has buyers. However, are they "Nazi lovers"? A bit simplistic.  You must have already read about the JC Penney tea kettle that looks like Hitler and the reactions to it. They were forced to remove a billboard, but the damage, or publicity, had been done.  Those who...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.14.2013
We all get ideas of famous people just because of their fame and the reasons they are famous. Marilyn Monroe is an icon for many reasons, and no doubt is remembered for reasons which are superficial. But, she did hold the interest of one of the greatest playwrights of the last century, and I...
michelle-matthews-calloway's picture
Jan.11.2013
I was touched by this story I read regarding Marilyn Monroe and Ella Fitzgerald (courtesy of Lattes and Lipstick): Apparently in the 1950s, a popular nightclub, Mocambo would not book Ella Fitzgerald because she was Black. Fortunately for Ella, she had a powerful and unlikely...
manny-pacheco's picture
Dec.21.2012
A tribute to Marilyn Monroe is now on display at two New York City subway stations. Iconic photos of the actress taken on Lexington Avenue are being showcased at two locations; inside the 42nd Street-Bryant Park station, and outside the subway station at the corner of 42nd Street and...
lisa-a-carlson's picture
Nov.30.2012
“Forever Marilyn” stands on the corner of Palm Canyon Drive and Tahquitz Canyon Way in Palm Springs. This amazing sculpture, created by artist J. Seward Johnson will reside there until June 2013. If alive today Marilyn would be 85 years old. Stunning in her flowing white dress and famous pose,...