A Sad Day For Sports Fans – And Fans Of GREAT Memoirs! Jim Bouton, whose groundbreaking book Ball Four was one of the first tell-all books in sports, has died at age 80. He passed today in Massachusetts from a… Read More ›
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Another Hollywood Landmark At Risk! The Warner Hollywood Theater – An Inside Look!
One Of Hollywood’s Legendary Movie Palaces Is At Risk! This is the interior of Hollywood’s famed Warner Hollywood Theater, which was opened originally in 1928 on Hollywood Boulevard. Photographer Matthew Lambros captured all of these terrific pictures inside the massive… Read More ›
Lana Turner’s Mobster Mystery! A Beverly Hills Scandal! The House Still Stands Today!
Welcome To The Hotel California! The iconic Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunset Blvd announces that you are at the center of the entertainment universe…the streets surrounding the hotel are lines with palm trees and movie stars: While Beverly Hills is… Read More ›
Pitcher/Author/Actor Jim Bouton Shocker! “Ball Four” Writer Has Brain Disease!
A Sad Day For Sports Fans – And Fans Of GREAT Memoirs! “You spend a good piece of his life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.”… Read More ›
Hollywood’s Iconic “Formosa Cafe” Has Reopened! Finally, A Great Hollywood Story!
The Answer Is “YES YES YES”! Hollywood’s Legendary Formosa Cafe Has Been Saved! Finally, some GOOD news about Hollywood’s legendary haunts! Here’s the great news about the future of the iconic Formosa Cafe, which shuttered abruptly two years ago –… Read More ›
“Daytime Nighttime Suffering!” Paul McCartney’s Toss-Off Gem! Don’t Say “Goodnight Tonight!”
Paul McCartney’s “Toss Off” Gems! Paul McCartney routinely released songs throughout his career that never ended up on albums – at least not until special editions and bonus tracks became part of the “reissue” strategy in music. It all began… Read More ›
Hollywood’s Legendary Formosa Cafe Has Closed! Will Someone Step Up To Save It? Now Is The Time!
Goodbye To The Legendary Formosa Cafe… Alison Martino, who created the great website “Vintage Los Angeles”, posted this on Instagram tonight: “Well, it’s unfortunately official. @theformosacafe has closed and the building is for lease.” Alison told me that “Esotouric’s Secret… Read More ›
The Death Of “Classic Hollywood”: Ladies Men, Streaming Stars And Warren Beatty’s “Rules Don’t Apply”…
A couple of weeks ago, one of Hollywood’s most legendary Artists – and Ladies Man – released his first film in more than fifteen years. Yes, LADIES MAN! “So, Did Warren Beatty Really Sleep With 12,000-Plus Women?” Recently, US Magazine… Read More ›
“Thrillington!” Paul McCartney’s Brilliant “RAM” – Orchestrated ! The Story Of A Big Band Recording Of His Masterpiece!
Are You A Fan Of Percy Thrillington? The odds are you own a LOT of his music…take a look and this and let me know… Check Out Paul McCartney’s Musical Catalog! I love this wallpaper, which shows the incredible catalog… Read More ›
Paul McCartney’s “Rockestra!” The Last “Wings” Single – In France! First New Grammy! Macca Rocks Kampuchea!
Paul McCartney’s One Time Only Supergroup – Macca’s “Rockestra!” The great “Rockestra Theme” is one of Paul McCartney’s great instrumentals – and the last song ever performed with Wings! It’s also a Grammy winning song that started a whole new… Read More ›