Suzy Parker

Joan Crawford herself weighed in. “I think that face,” she said, “is the most fabulously beautiful thing I have ever seen in my whole life. Unlike any fashion model before her, Suzy Parker was on a first-name basis with the world, bringing her own radiant personality to every shoot. Hitting Paris in 1950, at age…Read more Suzy Parker

Ellen Opens Up On How Hollywood ‘Bullied’ Her When She Came Out

    Decades after losing her career because she came out as a lesbian, Ellen says she has forgiven the people who wronged her.  But Ellen hasn’t talked much about the personal attacks she faced from her colleagues at a time when Jerry Falwell was calling her “Ellen Degenerate” and Oprah, who appeared on Ellen’s…Read more Ellen Opens Up On How Hollywood ‘Bullied’ Her When She Came Out

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Me and My Parrots

Featured image above is Frida Kahlo with Antlers and Deer print by LuLu Mypinkturtle via Pinterest/etsy.com

Jennifer Lawrence Vogue Cover With Statue of Liberty Blasted as ‘Attack’ by Breitbart

    A prominent voice at the right-wing news and opinion site Breitbart News is railing against Vogue‘s new cover featuring Jennifer Lawrence posing in front of the Statue of Liberty, arguing that the imagery represents an attack on conservatives. ew.com: Jennifer Lawrence Vogue cover with Statue of Liberty blasted as 'attack' by Breitbart

Facebook Shuts Down Robots After They Invent Their Own Language

Facebook shut down a pair of its artificial intelligence robots after they invented their own, creepy language. Researchers at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research built a chatbot earlier this year that was meant to learn how to negotiate by mimicking human trading and bartering.  But when the social network paired two of the programs, nicknamed Alice and Bob, to trade against…Read more Facebook Shuts Down Robots After They Invent Their Own Language

10 Historic Mansions to Visit on Long Island from the Gold Coast Era

The Gold Coast of Long Island boasts numerous grand mansions that are straight out of the pages of The Great Gatsby. Here are 10 stunning ones to discover. Of the grand mansions of that era that remain today, many have been demolished but many others have been re-purposed and renovated, functioning as venues for special events…Read more 10 Historic Mansions to Visit on Long Island from the Gold Coast Era