OK, so by now you know I am a fan of Miss Marilyn Monroe and love to read anything about the late star. I've been following this so-called missing letter of MM's for months. Finally, there was a ruling about it in an LA court on Nov. 19. Here is what the area's wire is reporting: A judge ruled that a handwritten letter by Marilyn Monroe in which she talked about the difficulties of performing befo
By Debbie L. Sklar on Nov 20, 2014
A few months back, I wrote two articles about a missing Marilyn Monroe letter (Parts I and II) and the upcoming court case that was supposed to take place in November. Well, November has arrived and here is Part III of the story as reported by a local news service: Testifying in a trial to determine who owns a letter handwritten by Marilyn Monroe, the widow of the actress’ former mentor told a ju
By Debbie L. Sklar on Nov 20, 2014
Warning: Spoilers ahead. Having taken the TARDIS for a spin for one season already, Peter Capaldi has revealed that he isn’t ready to let someone else have a go just yet. The fiery Scottish thespian has confirmed that he will return for the ninth season of the BBC's Doctor Who next year. Capaldi has injected a mature sternness to the beloved sci-fi series over the last 12 episodes, and even though
By Gregory Wakeman on Nov 19, 2014
My first exposure to Bill Cosby was the Fat Albert series I watched in the '70s as a child. After many years of seeing him float in and out of commercials ("Hello, Jell-O Pudding Pops!"), he finally resurfaced as Dr. Cliff Huxtable in The Cosby Show. In my opinion, and in the opinions of many fans, Cosby could do no wrong. He was the seminal role model and mentor for kids, a father figure for thos
By Reno Berkeley on Nov 16, 2014
I was sad to hear that the widow of the late actor Carroll O’Connor, Nancy Fields O’Conner, recently died and that her funeral arraignments are pending. The widow of the man who player the character Archie Bunker in “All in the Family” died Monday at her home in Malibu at age 84, her brother, John, told the Missoulian newspaper in Montana. Nancy, who was raised in Missoula, met Carroll O’Connor w
By Debbie L. Sklar on Nov 16, 2014
Poor Mark Zuckerberg. After watching ‘The Social Network’ the billionaire entrepreneur was so heartbroken that it has taken him four years to come out and voice his true feelings on the matter. It turns out that he was a little bit miffed with the way that Aaron Sorkin, the creative mind behind the delightful ‘West Wing’ and ‘Sports Night’ as well as the diabolical ‘The Newsroom,’ wrote him and ho
By Gregory Wakeman on Nov 14, 2014
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