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Karen Karbo

Entries by Karen Karbo

Letting Go Of Being Nice

(17) Comments | Posted November 14, 2011 | 7:41 AM

Four years ago, during a talk I was giving on Katharine Hepburn, to celebrate the publication of my book How to Hepburn, a woman raised her hand and asked, "But I heard Hepburn wasn't a very nice person, especially as she got older." Two years later, at my reading from...

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Radical Self-Empowerment: What Georgia O'Keeffe Means Today

(6) Comments | Posted October 5, 2011 | 1:39 AM

The most radical thing about Georgia O'Keeffe were her wrinkles. In 1936, closing in on fifty, Elizabeth Arden commissioned O'Keeffe to paint a mural on the wall of her salon. The two became friends, and Arden, in an effort to show O'Keeffe how gorgeous she would be with a smidge...

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