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My Man Godfrey (1936)

“You musn’t come between Irene and Godfrey—he’s the first thing she’s shown any affection for since her Pomeranian died last summer.” 450 more words

The O'Jays - Darlin' Darlin' Baby (Sweet, Tender, Love) (Philadelphia International Records)

Born in Canton, OH, William Powell joined the Gospel duo of Eddie Levert and Walter Williams back in 1958, along with Bobby Massey and Billy Isles… 201 more words

Classics

Classic for a Reason -- "My Man Godfrey" (1936)

My Man Godfrey, 1936, Universal Pictures. Starring William Powell, Carole Lombard. Directed by Gregory La Cava. B&W (Colorized version also available) 94 minutes

A surprisingly sophisticated hobo is discovered by a scattered young woman and then hired as the butler for her wealthy family, and shines a sometimes unwelcome light on their chaotic, misguided lifestyle. 617 more words

Classic For A Reason

The Thin Man (1934)

At once primitive and shockingly modern is one way to describe the 1934 classic, The Thin Man. It seems creaky and hopelessly old-fashioned in the way it sets up its crime story. 627 more words

Film Reviews

Venus in Sagittarius - What More Do Our Little Hearts Desire...?

December 30th Venus the planet of love, ruler of Libra and governess of Taurus enters the sign of Sagittarius. Pluto, Mars, Lilith, 5 major asteroids, Uranus, and Saturn are all in a huddle to teach us lessons. 1,932 more words

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This American Strife

As you may know, I’m a martini drinker.  My drink order is usually, “a vodka martini, straight up with a lemon twist; Ketel One and no vermouth.”  Now the question has often come up (well, maybe three times) as to whether the drink is still considered a martini if it contains only vodka.   440 more words