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Believe or Not?
My movies, I made them just with my friends, the way every kid today makes a movie with your cellphone. I just started out doing it and they were basically made to startle people with their own values. People who thought they were open minded, I wanted to make fun of their limits and play with the boundaries of whatever was correct at the time. We were always making fun of the peace and love movement—and even though I certainly looked like a a hippie, I was more of a yippie. I would go to riots, but not so much for the political thing, I would go to get laid. Riots were a great place to make a date, you could always find people at riots. So it was always great cruising at riots. I tried to take that the spirit and make fun of it and make fun of myself by calling my films trash. Critics couldn’t say they were trash because I already said it.
If there is something that is guaranteed to get you noticed in Hollywood, it is an amazing set of boobs, sometimes an actresses cleavage becomes more famous than she is! But are they fake or real? Does it matter? Check the list out today!
“I’m 87 years old…I only eat so I can smoke and stay alive.. The only fear I have is how long consciousness is gonna hang on after my body goes. I just hope there’s nothing. Like there was before I was born. I’m not really into religion, they’re all macrocosms of the ego. When man began to think he was a separate person with a separate soul, it created a violent situation.
The void, the concept of nothingness, is terrifying to most people on the planet. And I get anxiety attacks myself. I know the fear of that void. You have to learn to die before you die. You give up, surrender to the void, to nothingness.
Anybody else you’ve interviewed bring these things up? Hang on, I gotta take this call….. Hey, brother. That’s great, man. Yeah, I’m being interviewed… We’re talking about nothing. I’ve got him well-steeped in nothing right now. He’s stopped asking questions.”
Today’s popular Black culture, as seen in mainstream media, is a corporate fabrication: a caricature born from the mind of narrow minded white executives whose racism and bias created an image of Black people based off their stereotypes, fears, and fantasies. And sadly, for too long have so many willingly played the part while impressionable minds, young and old, have accepted this as who they are; who Black people are.
And all for what? Money?
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By the end of the 1930’s, screen actors Cary Grant and Randolph Scott were bonafide stars who were quickly on their way to becoming Hollywood royalty. Their butler, Jim, may have been a star in his own right or in his own mind. In the 1920’s and 30’s, black maids, butlers, chauffeurs and the like had a certain respected status within Hollywood circles based on their own recognizance. It’s said that while notable black stars might show up on a movie set or at the studio, they were still considered nobodies within the grand scheme of things. But when a white star’s domestic help arrived, there was a definite change in the atmosphere. To begin with, they had to have personality plus in order to survive. They had to smile, comfort and charm when they didn’t want to often with people they really didn’t like. And if they really wanted to get ahead, they had to be shrewd! They knew how and when to play their hand, with many parlaying careers as domestics into careers on the screen, at the studios and as businesspeople.
There was much that was commonplace within the industry that could never be brought to the light for fear of ruined careers and the involvement of moral politicians and the church in studio moviemaking. It was code among the servants exactly what (or what not) to reveal. Ask Jean Harlow‘s maid, Blanche Williams, about the suicide of the star’s husband, Paul Bern or the black, gay Henry Peavey – the butler in the infamous 1920’s William Desmond Taylor scandal – about his employer’s mysterious death. I wonder what Jim (above) could have told us about Grant and Scott – if anyone would have bothered to ask?
Oh my Goodness…it’s a Photo of Baby Angelina Jolie that just surfaced
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In case you just tuned in, I’m doing a little fact-checking as I go through Scotty Bowers’ “Full Service.” This will be fairly tedious except to a research drudge. Now this is interesting – at least to me. In the last post, I was puzzled over the location of the “large house” of Jacques “Jack” Potts mentioned in “Full Service” opposite the gates to the Harold Lloyd estate. Today, the estate’s address is 1740 Green Acres Drive and I said that none of the homes on that street existed – – Read more
“The Fly” and its sequel “Curse of the Fly” are playing this week at The Million Dollar Theater in downtown Los Angeles Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles March 2-8, 2012 It’s another jam-packed week of movie events in Hollywood this week including special appearances by the cast of “The Hunger Games,” a Seussapalooza, Marx Brothers movies, French comedy flicks, two of Spencer Tracy’s best films, a red carpet premiere, and so much more. – read more – ~~~ The … Read more:
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