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David Carradine: The Eye of My Tornado: A Portrait by Marina Anderson

After spying this biographical tale in the second-hand section of the local thrift shop last year, I grabbed it on a whim. I was still in shock at Carradine’s death by “autoerotic asphyxiation” as determined by a coroner back when his body was discovered in a Bangkok, Thailand hotel closet in 2009. 594 more words

Entertainment

Clark and McCullough

Clark and McCullough were two vaudevillians transplanted onto the silver screen of the Depression-devastated 1930’s. A sort of forgotten (or buried?) Laurel and Hardy, they specialized in Marx Brothers’-style slapstick and screwball shenanigans. 162 more words

Weird

Scandalous Women: Book Review: Two New Books on Hollywood Scandals

Title: Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood

Author: William J. Mann

Hardcover: 480 pages

Publisher: Harper (October 14, 2014)

Language: English… 313 more words

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