Reframed: Marilyn Monroe: Part 1 & 2 Review

She knew how to harness that body as a weapon, but it was also weaponized against her.- Amber Tamblyn We already know how I feel about the marketing strategy with Reframed: Marilyn Monroe, but I'm all about watching something with a clean slate to give creative works a fair shot. Documentaries around Monroe tend to [...]

Rita Hayworth – White-Washed Star?!

"...for rather than leaving her past behind, Hayworth always remained, or retained, Margarita Cansino, from the beginning of her ascent to stardom and especially throughout the glory days of her career in the 1940s."Adrienne McLean Scrolling through Twitter, this beauty came to my attention: https://twitter.com/BarbieTheeStar/status/1457043563301253121 Of course, tweets like this always gain traction as people [...]

Dueling Jayne Mansfield Bios

Which one... ...is better? 2021 saw the release of two Jayne biographies, Jayne by Ashley Fulton and Jayne Mansfield: The Girl Couldn't Help It by Eve Golden, with both offering their unique perspectives on the Mansfield conundrum. Fulton's self-published book costs significantly more, but as someone who ventures into the self-publishing world on occasion, I [...]