Guessing About John Wayne and The Bomb

Posted on January 8th, 2019
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Two time Academy Award winning screenwriter, William Goldman, passed away in November of 2018. He left behind a notable body of work and an immortal quote about the biggest secret in Hollywood. “Nobody knows anything,” Goldman said. “Not one person in the entire motion picture field knows for a certainty what is going to work.  […]

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Glory Is Fleeting, Ask Howard Hughes

Posted on December 31st, 2018
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The late General George Patton liked to tell a story about the ancient Roman conquerors victoriously returning home from battle.  Parades were held, the conquerors rode in triumphant chariots, the world at their feet.  At one such event, a slave, about to place a golden crown on the head of the hero, whispered in his […]

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Blue Christmas In Surf City

Posted on December 24th, 2018
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Beach Boy Brian Wilson, joined by a remarkably tight back-up band, which prominently featured fellow founding Beach Boy, Al Jardine, recently wrapped up a two month, eleven state Christmas tour. At the same time, Brian’s cousin, another fellow Beach Boy, Mike Love, who pays for the rights to use the group’s name, is finishing a […]

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Living to Be 100

Posted on December 14th, 2018
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    Esteemed film producer Sam Goldwyn called Dorothy Parker into his office one day to complain about her screenplays. The savagely witty Parker, whose erudite writings had not only been published to high praise, but had also earned two Academy Award nominations, was apparently not the least bit intimidated. Goldwyn groused about the way […]

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How the Love of a Dog Heals

Posted on December 6th, 2018
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Last week, Jim McGrath proved that a good photograph can provide the simplest explanation of life’s most profound truths. His shot of the service dog, Sully, lying by the flag draped casket of George Herbert Walker Bush, captured so much of what many instinctively already know — a wordy narration could never convey the depth of […]

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