Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Original post on xoxoxo eHere's another essay from the longer-format piece I'm working on about Marilyn Monroe.Lorelei Lee, holding a tiara, "How do you put it around your neck?"Dorothy Shaw, "You don't, honey, it goes on your head!"Lorelei Lee, "You must think I was born yesterday."Dorothy Shaw, "Well, sometimes there's just no other possible explanation."...more

Bloggers Remember Jane Russell (1921-2011)

Sex sells, and so that concept started with the career of Jane Russell, who died on Monday at the age of 89. During an era when women were to be demure and wholesome, Russell's directors extenuated her breasts, had her pose for stills with come-hither pouty lips, and put the idea of wanting a fantasy into the minds of moviegoers. But the actress had a mind of her own and a great sense of comedic timing. ...more

What a gorgeous, classy woman.more