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Evelyn Nesbit: The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing

This is part 2 of Evelyn Nesbit’s story.

Read Part 1 here!

Thanks to her success as a Floradora girl, Evelyn Nesbit was offered a one-year contract to perform in another play, … 755 more words


Oh, the Irony (Grand Hotel Edition)

Found this photo of a Grand Hotel (1932) premiere while looking for pictures for my upcoming video review (which is coming soon, by the way). 80 more words


Are You A Special Person?

I have a friend who is officially a “special person.” It is actually printed across the top of her I.D. “I think it’s cool to have it there when you have to show people your license,” says Lyndy Thatcher who is the youngest “special person” you’ll ever meet.  673 more words

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Barrymore's Basics

“You can only be as good as you dare to be bad.”
John Barrymore

John Barrymore is considered one of the most thrilling, chilling Shakespearean actors of all time. 421 more words

Brian Smith - Spent Saints

Night lifted off of old Hollywood like an enormous stain slowly evaporating, and I saw spectral visions of dead silent-film stars and spent screenwriters and alcoholic casting agents fade into the humped-back hills. 6,801 more words


Killer Cocktail: Drew Barrymore’s Sister Died Of Drug Mix, Toxicology Report Shows — Meth, Painkillers, Benzos & MORE!

After Drew Barrymore’s half-sister tragically passed away earlier this summer, RadarOnline.com can confirm that Jessica Barrymore died from an accidental overdose.

According to the report filed by the San Diego Coroner’s Office, which Radar obtained, Jessica had a deadly combination of alcohol and drugs in her system, which included acute methamphetamine, methadone, tramadol and nordiazepam. 129 more words