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Lost in history style

I am sure that a sense of style I got from my mother. She always taught me to be elegant, but also to find my own taste in clothes that I want to wear. 448 more words


SPEAKEASY - Douglas McDonnell sings "Dance into the Light"

The tenor Douglas McDonnell sang two songs from Speakeasy at last weekend’s Lower East Side festival at the Theater for the New City: “Dance into the Light” and “All You Are”.  111 more words


Uses of this World: Chapter 2

Prologue and Chapter 1

Chapter 2: Teach You to Drink

Everyone who is anyone in Europe knew Horatio.

American playboy, scholar, dreamer, writer, and spoiled drunken rich brat… at least that is what the people that didn’t like him said behind his back, including all of the gossip magazines. 2,647 more words


Photoplay Oct.-Dec. 1923

  • Cover girls (in order of appearance): Alla Nazimova, May Allison, Constance Talmadge.
  • The Nazimova cover really stands out, doesn’t it? No flowers, no hat, no sunny yellow-orange background.
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Picture: Scandal!

“What do those brazen girls afford to present themselves nearly naked in public?!” Plenty of tory people and (self-declared) guardians of public moral for sure got a shock seeing young women dressed in bathing suits like this on England’s beaches in the mid-1920s. 99 more words


We'll Always Have Paris

A review of Paula McLain’s The Paris Wife.

Hemingway’s classic, A Moveable Feast, is a well-stewed blend of contradictions, much like the man himself. 789 more words
John Biscello