It's All About the Dress is absolutely delicious, an I-can't-believe-I'm-reading-it-but-I-can't-put-it-down romp of a book, full of celebrity dish, unexpectedly sage advice and a batch of toothsome recipes.
Here was I, preparing to astonish the world with my tale of a visit to heaven, and I get beaten to the bestseller list by a tow-headed kid.
Osama... Osama bin Laden -- is that you? Yes, yes it is -- who is this? It's me, John Bobey.
Some great artists make their most important contributions early in their careers, while others develop their contributions gradually, and are greatest late in their lives.
Interestingly enough, eight is the number that represents infinity, and that symbolism carried over to the great star's love life...
Taylor had the guts to end relationships that were broken before they devastated her personally. And she lived with hope that love would find her again.
I will always remember Sidney Lumet as a director who enabled great actors to give among their greatest performances.
With all the humiliations that Elizabeth Taylor endured at the hands of men both onscreen and off--humiliation that she has been popularly accused...
Elizabeth taught me not to follow "fashion," but to create dresses to please men no matter how powerful you are. Being your beautiful best was the lesson she taught the world of fashion.
"The last of Hollywood's golden era" is the way so many broadcast and cable obituaries described the legendary Elizabeth Taylor. But alas, there are at least five stars from that era who are probably saying to themselves," What am I, chopped liver?"
In her Oscar-winning film In a Better World, Danish director Susanne Bier has the audacity to enter places where madness and inhumanity flourish.
Liz No. 5 was part of Andy Warhol's revolution, but was made a year too late to have been among the first shots fired. It is estimated that the one-year lag reduces its value by $30-40 million.
Elizabeth Taylor once said in an interview that she wanted her epitaph to read, "Here lies Elizabeth. She hated being called Liz. But she lived." She sure did live -- and through her example, she showed others how to as well.
When we consider the travails of many young show business personalities, we may wonder, are Hollywood stars and other celebrities more or less healthy than those of yesteryear?
Elizabeth Taylor's disregard for public opinion when it came to her personal life served her well as she let everyone know that even the biggest movie star in the world could survive addiction, one day at a time, just like you and me.
Elizabeth Taylor's passing really got me thinking about looks that defined that time. I've taken each statement from the 1920s to 1980s and put a new spin on it.