The Oscar Mistake Heard Round The World! Yes, we all know now that Best Picture presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty were given the wrong envelope on Oscar night, and inadvertently announced “LaLa Land” as Best Picture instead of “Moonlight.”… Read More ›
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Legendary Producer Jon Peters! Making A Fortune For NOT Producing “Superman” Movies! The Amazing Hollywood Reporter Interview!
Jon Peters Speaks! Bravo to Tatiana Siegel and The Hollywood Reporter, for this fascinating exclusive interview with the legendary Hollywood Producer Jon Peters! “And With A Loaded Gun On The Coffee Table…” How is this for a setup to the… Read More ›
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 ›
Celebrate An “Al Martino Christmas”! Hollywood Legend Leaves Holiday Cheer! Alison Martino’s Great Inside Stories Of Her Dad’s “Godfather” Ties!
“One of the great Italian American pop crooners…” It’s An Iconic Al Martino Christmas! This holiday season I have been sharing some of my favorite holiday music, and I didn’t want to forget this classic holiday album from the iconic… Read More ›
Chicago’s Iconic Cape Cod Restaurant Closing! Lobster Thermidor! Bookbinder Soup! A Tasty Farewell At The Drake Hotel!
Another Landmark Bites The Dust! Chicago’s iconic seafood restaurant, The Cape Cod Room, announced that it will be closing its doors forever. The restaurant is located inside The Drake Hotel, which is located at the very north end of Chicago’s… 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 ›
RIP Gene Wilder… There has been an outpouring of love for Gene Wilder as news of his death spread across social media. Fans have posted scenes from some of his great film work, and at the end of this post… Read More ›
Happy 77th Birthday Raquel Welch! Dinosaur Slayer! Burt Reynolds Feud! “Seinfeld” Catfight! A Million Reasons To Love This Iconic Sex Kitten!
Happy 77th Birthday Raquel Welch! Alison Martino reminded me of this iconic photo – Raquel Welch draped in the American flag – one of the most iconic pictures of all – from an Actress who has had an amazing career… Read More ›
“Then my ankle twisted and I started to fall in slow motion.” With these words, Author Deborah Wolff takes you on a hilariously intense year of reality TV! “One Year Of Reality And How It Nearly Killed Me” Have you… Read More ›
Destroying Hollywood’s Soul! Goodbye Dominick’s! “Vintage Los Angeles”! Alison Martino Fights To Save Tinseltown’s Iconic Past!
Welcome To Hollywood! Yes, it’s an iconic sight – looking down on all of Los Angeles, as a welcoming sign of impending stardom… It is probably one of the most photographed images in Hollywood, but no matter how much the… Read More ›