Anyone who has paid the slightest attention to American advertising over the past few decades knows that we live in a youth-obsessed society. From Botox injections to "anti-aging creams," products and services are constantly being hyped that purport to make a person look wrinkle-free and younger than their stated age.
Starring the two Edies Beale, inseparable mother and daughter, the nonfiction film spawned an HBO movie from the Broadway play, book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel and lyrics by Michael Korie. The evolution from the facts of the mother-daughter symbiosis uncovered by David and Albert Maysles is a story with its own momentum.
We've admired the quirky personal style of self-described "geriatric starlet" Iris Apfel for a long time. Now the New York Times has some exciting...
The exhibit spotlights women whose 15 minutes of fame weren't quite met -- maybe they got 14, maybe only six or seven -- but whose stories are bright threads in the fabric of women's history.