18 posts categorized "MARILYN MONROE"

Feb 03 2016
Hold The Snickers: Least Marilynesque Actor Ever Steps Into Her Shoes Comments (0)

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I'm not a fan of commercials that use dead stars to hawk products, but as far as those things go, this one is pretty clever. Keep reading for the full ad, which features a highly unlikely stand-in for Miss Monroe ...

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Jan 08 2016
So Glad He Had That Time Together: Bob Deutsch's Celebrity Photos On Display Comments (0)

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Check out Bob Deutsch's amazing shots of celebrities if you're in his neighborhood in Florida—his stuff was captured when he was a star-crazy gay kid, and he wound up getting posed shots of Streisand, Burnett, Garland and many, many more.

I think you can tell a lot about a photographer from the expression of a subject in a candid photo, and his subjects always glow.

Bob spoke with SFGN of his Marilyn Monroe encounter:

He collected autographs from many of the stars, but it was an encounter with Marilyn Monroe at Madison Square Garden that would send him on a career as a celebrity photographer. Monroe was attending a 1962 salute to President John Kennedy and Deutsch spotted her getting out of her limousine, but she declined to sign his autograph book. That’s when he “went out and got a camera.”

Bob was a staple at Studio 54 as a by-then pro shooter. He remembers:

It was such a great rush to walk past all those people (waiting) in the line to get in. But, I guarantee you, I didn’t have as a good a time as the people who were dancing.

Check out his work, which spans from the early '60s through 1983.

 

 
Jan 04 2016
Need To Know: WICKEDly Romantic + The Road To Sedition + Saudis Lose Their Heads + Zack Attack + They Sure Is Ugly + Who Cares If Bill Feels The Bern During Urination? + MORE! Comments (0)

*widget boy cultureBroadway hotties Daniel Robinson & Josh Daniel Green get engaged on Wicked stage.

*widget boy cultureHORROR: ISIL tosses boy from roof for being gay—because he was raped.

*widget boy cultureArmed militia takes over part of federal refuge in Oregon. (But it's okay; they're white.)

*widget boy cultureTROUBLE: Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran. SA had executed Shiite cleric.

*widget boy cultureHillary Clinton says SA wasn't smart to go through with executions.

*widget boy cultureSan Diego cops shoot, kill gay man in domestic dispute.

*widget boy cultureZack Hardt would've been great on my list.

*widget boy culturePrEP and HIV-drug resistance studied.

*widget boy cultureChris Brown & latest accuser get into ugly battle.

*widget boy cultureComic: Cosby accusations = anti-black conspiracy.

*widget boy cultureDisney prince-tastic Logan Paul.

*widget boy cultureSanders objects to Trump bringing up Bill's sex life.

*widget boy cultureRare color pics of the making-of Some Like It Hot.

*widget boy cultureCéline Dion sings the FUCK out of Adele's “Hello.”

*widget boy cultureKylie Minogue camps it up with “Off with His Shirt.”

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*widget boy cultureAmber Rose appreciates men who treat women well. (???)

*widget boy cultureFirst pic (sorta) of Saint West.

*widget boy cultureSexxxy UPS guy. Sexxxy, hairy legs. Sexxxy, spread legs.

*widget boy cultureTop 5 celeb peen moments of '15. (Work Unfriendly)

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Oct 24 2015
They Need No Introduction Comments (0)

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Alejandro Mogollo did the original illustrations in my Encyclopedia Madonnica 20, and I think he is extremely gifted. He captures famous faces and figures perfectly.

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Check out his new Facebook page for a taste of what he can do.

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I'm sure he takes requests!

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Sep 21 2015
Need To Know: Bigotry? The U.S. Has Ben There, Done That + Fiorina Trumps Donald + Kimspiracy Theory + LoweMG! + Pam FLAUNTs Her Assets + Emmypalooza + MORE! Comments (0)

 

*widget boy cultureBlack doctor/prez candidate Ben Carson: No Muslim should ever be prez

*widget boy cultureBernie Sanders slams Ben Carson for his medieval thinking.

*widget boy cultureDesperate Republicans beginning to ping-pong from Trump to Fiorina.

*widget boy cultureWimpy gays who think Kim Davis doesn't deserve jail, read this. Pamela-anderson-510x600

*widget boy cultureSean Lowe is lusciously shirtless.

*widget boy culturePamela Anderson goes nekkid at 50. Images

*widget boy cultureBLOND BICEPS: This dude's arms, though!

*widget boy cultureOrlando Bloom is hitting something exactly half his age.

*widget boy culturePatti LaBelle kicks stripping (male) bitch off her stage.

*widget boy cultureExtremely yummy jock.

*widget boy cultureAmazing collection of veiled stars

*widget boy cultureAmy Schumer's hilarious pre-Emmys prep: FOOD.

*widget boy culturePics from inside this year's Emmys.

*widget boy cultureLady Gaga goes Courtney Love '96 at Emmys.

*widget boy cultureIs it bad I got a little horny when Andy Samberg sent up Girls? Images

 
Jun 18 2015
Need To Know: Are You Fearing AIDS? + Engagement Must End + Perfect $10 + Send In The Clown + MORE! Comments (0)

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*widget boy cultureAndy Cohen shares stories of his one-time HIV hysteria.

*widget boy cultureWhat does this say about the trustworthiness of MSNBC vs. NBC?

*widget boy cultureSean Penn's review of Madonna's new video is in.

*widget boy cultureNo one will tell Melissa Rivers she isn't Joan Rivers.

*widget boy cultureWhich famous woman will be on the $10 bill in the U.S. in 2020?

*widget boy cultureGayest U.S. zip codes.

*widget boy cultureRachel Dolezal is bi, and a self-birther.

*widget boy cultureNew Janet Jackson music snippet.

*widget boy cultureOh, my Lorde!

*widget boy culture1st N. Brooklyn Pride Fest.

*widget boy culture49-minute interview with Marilyn Monroe from 1960.

*widget boy cultureDonald Trump had to buy enthusiasm.

*widget boy cultureNeil Young dislikes Donald Trump.

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Jun 25 2014
Quantity & Quality: Prolific Character Actor Eli Wallach Dies @ 98 Comments (0)

Eli WallachEli Wallach, one of the most versatile and prolific actors in movie history, has died at 98.

The list of movie-loving household names with whom he worked in his 50-plus-year film career includes everyone from Marilyn Monroe to Al Pacino.

Tiffeni-2009061442018-eliwallachtiffany-originalWallach was perhaps best known for his role as “Tuco” in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), but also made big impressions in films as diverse as Baby Doll (1956), The Misfits (1961), Lord Jim (1965) and in the otherwise pedestrian The Godfather: Part III (1990).

His final feature film, shot well into his nineties, appears to have been Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010).

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He is survived by a large family, including his actress wife Anne Jackson (pictured), to whom he was married for more than 66 years.

Wallach's stage work is as revered as his work in film; he appeared with Jackson in innumerable productions.

I never met Mr. Wallach, but did spot him at—of all places—a Madonna photo exhibit; he was a family friend of photographer Richard Corman. I just re-watched The Misfits and just saw The Godfather: Part III for the first time, both in the past week.

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I have updated my (unfortunately) ever-changing list of the oldest-living actors and stars.

 
Jun 20 2014
Still Getting The Fuzzy End Of The Lollipop Comments (0)

An eight-ton, stainless steel likeness of Marilyn Monroe was unceremoniously hauled to the dump in China after having been commissioned and put on display in front of a business center for a mere six months. This woman just can not get a break.

 


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