Losing a Friend to Cancer - Curetoday.com
Curetoday.comLosing a Friend to CancerCuretoday.comHer name was Laura. We'd been in touch for nearly 40 years. Long ago, I owned an entertainment agency that began in 1978, and she was one of the first performers I hired. Back then, there was a widespread phenomenon called “Singing Telegrams” that ...
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 6:47 am
Indie Focus: Dreams and schemes with 'Logan
Los Angeles TimesIndie Focus: Dreams and schemes with 'Logan Lucky,' 'Lemon,' 'Gook' and 'Patti Cakes'Los Angeles TimesJasper described Macdonald's main character as “Mae West meets Biggie Smalls with the heart of Bruce Springsteen.” Macdonald said she initially didn't think she was right for the part when she said, “When I first read the script I was like, 'Me? Noooo.
Posted on 20 August 2017 | 7:02 am
RED BANK: SHEWELL TO SHINE AT JAMIAN'S -
redbankgreenRED BANK: SHEWELL TO SHINE AT JAMIAN'Sredbankgreen... mixes a self-professed appreciation of “1950s pin-up culture” (check the online gallery from a photo shoot collaboration with boardwalk shop Bettie's Bombshells) with elements of classic jazz divas, and maybe even a healthy dollop of the great Mae ...
Posted on 18 August 2017 | 5:13 am
Here's what I thought of John Mellencamp's
The Sun HeraldHere's what I thought of John Mellencamp's new album featuring Carlene CarterThe Sun HeraldIt stems from Whedon's audio-cassette recording of a dinner meeting Nov. 13, 1973, meeting between two screen icons, Bette Davis and Mae West. The two icons and other folks in attendance (including bartender Wes Whedon) are played onscreen by actors ...
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 10:11 pm
Reporters' Notebook: Aug. 17, 2017 - Buffalo
Buffalo NewsReporters' Notebook: Aug. 17, 2017Buffalo NewsOLAF FUB SEZ: According to actress and sex symbol Mae West, born on this date in 1893, “When I'm good, I'm very, very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.” . . . KIDS' NIGHT OUT – Flix in the Park, the free summer movie series in Pine Woods Park, ...
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 9:15 pm
"I get my ideas from old Hollywood. I think of movies from the '20s and '30s with stars like Claudette Colbert, Jean Harlow and Mae West. That was a time of glamour hair!" He explained what the work means to him. "It's an artistic and meaningful desire to ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:57 am
Anarchy in the U.S.: Johnny Rotten Is Now an
But I think she was absolutely emperor in her approach to life. She had to endure all manner of hell of on earth. I also threw in Mae West and Robert Mapplethorpe. I remember when I first came to New York he was so hated for his photographs. But I thought ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:18 am
What about our traffic signals?
(“Just Ask,” Aug. 10.) It is also attributed to composer Hubie Blake (1887-1973), movies magnate Adolph Zukor (1873-1976), actress Mae West (1883-1980), singer Jimmy Durante (1893-1980), entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. (1925-1990), comedian George Burns ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 2:19 pm
Mae West is a loving mom—and one smart
Foster mom Joanne sensed that Mae West was a remarkable cat even before the strikingly beautiful mom and her kittens came to live with her. The feline family had long been the talk of the town in Bainbridge, and the story of their rescue was quickly ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 1:37 am
'When Bette Met Mae' was probably better in
The documentary "When Bette Met Mae" recounts the gathering of two golden-age Hollywood legends at a soirée that Bette Davis threw for Mae West on Nov. 13, 1973. Their conversation was recorded by bartender Wes Wheadon, who also serves as the director here.
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 10:21 am