Golden Globes and...ahem..."Quirky" People

Watching the Golden Globes and…ahem…”Quirky” People interact with each other on network television during this year’s show was pretty fun for me, and I’ll tell you why....more

2012 Celebrity Year In Review: What Will You Remember?

As 2012 comes to a close we're taking the opportunity to look back at the biggest celebrity stories that eclipsed all others during the past twelve months. And it wasn't easy to narrow them down.Jan 31, 2010 - Los Angeles, California, USA - Heidi Klum and Seal arrive for the Grammy Awards show..(Credit Image: © Lisa O'Connor/ZUMAPRESS.com)Taking the major events in chronological order, former Victoria's Secret model Heidi Klum and Seal announced in early January: “While we have enjoyed seven very loving, loyal and happy years of marriage, after much soul searching we have decided to separate."  The couple are both dating others since filing for divorce -- Heidi has hooked up with her bodyguard.NEXT--> ...more
Number 1 for me?  The death of Adam Yauch.  It still seems surreal even though he had been ill ...more

Divorce Douchebags

Divorce Douchebags takes a look at some of the more despicable, outlandish behavior of famous divorced couples.  From greed to infidelity, these people will make you feel great about your own divorce.  At the very least you will smile and shake your head knowing your a reasonable divorcee!http://www.lisathomsonlive.com/divorce-douchebags/...more

Hollywood Liberal Elite? Yes And Proud Of It.

On the final night of the Democratic National Convention, three women took the stage with stories to tell. There were many women who spoke at the DNC over the last three days but, next to Michelle Obama, actresses Kerry Washington, Scarlett Johannson and Eva Longoria were probably the most easily recognized. Hollywood Liberal Elite? Yes, they are. And they're not arguing otherwise....more
 @Just_Margaret  @alexash At first I thought, "I'm not the only one making the Reagan analogy," ...more

Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

Jack Cardiff on giving autographs at the 1998 Cannes film festival: "They must be wondering who is this guy? I told them I used to be a stand-in for Humphrey Bogart."...more

Marilyn, Gone 50 Years Ago

Here's another essay from the longer-format piece I'm working on about Marilyn Monroe. Original post on xoxoxo e...more

Donald Spoto's Marilyn Book

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Baloney! I wouldn't give you 10 cents for the story the Donald spun on Monroe. There seems to be ...more

Arthur Miller's Timebends

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An Open Letter to Tom Cruise from Oprah's Sofa, er...Settee

Dear Tom,I'm so sad to hear the news that you and Katie Holmes are breaking up. It feels like just yesterday when you stomped your pricey Brionis all over my buttery soft cushions. Never had a chance to tell you this before, but that hurt!...more
 @Deb Rox It was either that or tush toting.more

Is it Okay to NOT Want to be Famous?

In our fame-obsessed society, where mothers push toddlers into tiaras, and fathers thrust sons onto sports teams of every kind, is it okay to be content with NOT being famous? To be happy with NOT being the starting quarterback or the beauty pageant queen? Is it acceptable to admit to enjoying life in the realm of Runner-Ups? Image: Tawny Rockerazzi via Flickr ...more
deja vu......where i am from everybody is a star......it's nice to hear there are still content ...more