November is always so exciting for an Old Hollywood fan like me, namely because so many legendary movie stars were born in this month and there's so much to celebrate about them. Hedy Lamarr, who I just honored as part of my Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Blogathon comes to mind, as does Veronica Lake, who… Continue reading The Fourth Wonderful Grace Kelly Blogathon — Green Fire (1954)
It feels like it's been forever since I've hosted my own blogathon, even though it's only been four months since I paid tribute to my first ever favorite actress, Natalie Wood, on what would have marked her 80th birthday back in July. Since then, I've seen so many inspiring movements on social media and beyond… Continue reading Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Blogathon — Comrade X (1940)
To say that I have a lot going on in my life at the moment is an understatement. I've gone from a part-time job working only two days a week to having two days off (if I'm lucky), and in addition I've been watching movies as fast as I can before FilmStruck shuts down, all… Continue reading Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Blogathon is Here!
You know you have a winning column on your hands when writing the next installment keeps you excited all month long! As I reported in last month's edition of Cooking with the Stars, each month (as close to the beginning of the month as possible) I will be cooking and reviewing a recipe personally created or… Continue reading Cooking with the Stars — Veronica Lake’s Stuffed Peppers
Already we have another lovely classic movie actress celebrating a milestone birthday this week! This time I'm talking about the delightful Dolores Hart, who still graces us with her presence at a radiant 80 years young! I've admired Dolores ever since I first saw her in Where the Boys Are (1960), one of the most… Continue reading From the Stars to A Star: Celebrating Dolores Hart — Come Fly With Me (1963)
The day that so many of us have been waiting for is finally here! One hundred years ago, screen goddess Rita Hayworth was born, and she's captivated the world ever since. I've been mentally preparing for this incredible milestone ever since I first learned that it was coming just over two years ago. When a… Continue reading The 100 Years of Rita Hayworth Blogathon — Angels Over Broadway (1940)
I have very exciting news! Starting this month, my Cooking with the Stars segment will become a permanent and monthly column on my blog! Once a month, as close to the beginning of the month as possible, I will be cooking, reviewing (using a brand new rating system!), and posting a recipe personally created or… Continue reading Cooking with the Stars — Boris Karloff’s Steak and Kidney Pie