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Confessions of a Marilyn Monroe Snob: How Anita Loos convinced me that “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”

Marilyn Monroe really is a victim of her own press. If you haven’t watched one of her films in a long time, or ever, check out Gentlemen Prefer Blondes…no read the book first…the movie….the book…I don’t know. If you do either or both, you’ll be glad you did.

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“Belles on Their Toes”: A mother of 12 and an Industrial Engineering Expert. It’s the funniest 100 year old story that you don’t know you know.

Why I read Belles on Their Toes Part 1: When you mess up your schedule during the COVID 19 quarantine   Well, y’all, it was bound to happen.  Earlier this week I felt that sinking feeling the pit of my stomach when I looked at my “post calendar”, from which I can tell at a

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Is It True that “Anybody Can Do Anything”? Laugh along with Mrs. Piggle Wiggle (aka Betty MacDonald) and find out.

Why I Read this book  I like old movies, and years ago I had seen The Egg and I with Claudette Colbert.   Of course, that was before the Internet, when I was still wandering around in the dark not knowing that a lot of my favorite movies were based on books, especially the old ones. 

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