One night last week at David Wolkowsky's residence, for his 97th birthday, with his little sis the divine concert pianist Beth Greenberg, at 95, playing her own version of Happy Birthday. Guests were instructed not to bring gifts, naturally no one complied and David's glorious home was more full than usual with orchids. I too disobeyed the request. I have a trove of Nancy Berry Photography note cards, each a serious piece of gorgeous artwork.
A major record company president once told me I'd probably never be a star because, as he put it, "You wouldn't kill your mother for it." Although this may have been an oversimplification, it takes a special personality to strive for and thrive in the spotlight.
Marilyn Monroe's flirtatious smile and flawless physique have led her to become an American icon that challenges the modern standards that have been established for feminine beauty.
When I was a kid (in the dark ages before color TV) the 'perfect couple' was symbolized by the athletic captain of the football team chasing the virgi...
Marilyn Monroe was born June 1, 1926 -- 90 years ago. A half century after her death, she remains an American icon. Here are 12 great books about many of the movie icon's amazing life and mysterious death.
Anger seems to be an emotion that women disown. But a healthy dose of expressed anger is probably better for you than years of repressed anger stored in your body, all in the name of seeming "nice" or "good."
In this "snapshot" selfie-driven society, where the rude "rules," why was there so much negative chatter this week about Lady Gaga bumping into best a...
Marilyn Monroe was admired for her beauty and allure. However, she definitely was not the 'shallow' stereotype her acting roles portrayed her to be. It was primarily her determination and goal-driven nature that made her into the household name she is today.
James Carpinello (center) in Incident at Vichy. Photo: Joan Marcus Arthur Miller--who would have turned 100 on October 17--has had a great week in...
As much as we'd like to be the one who goes all out for Halloween -- full face paint, crazy costume, the works -- we just aren't. We'd rather take the holiday as an opportunity to switch up our standard beauty look and pay tribute to our favorite beauty icons.
One of the most famous legends about an on-screen kiss is what Tony Curtis supposedly said about kissing Marilyn Monroe when they filmed the classic Billy Wilder film Some Like It Hot together in the summer of 1958.
"Getting inspired is one thing. Staying inspired and productive until your dreams have become a reality is a different challenge altogether. Where you work can change everything," says Matt Davis, co-founder of IgnitedSpaces.
Big-time fun. Small-city charm. Whichever you choose, reserve early. And keep an eye out for falling fish.
The intersection of stardom and madness, mystery and decay meet at the crossroads of Rockhaven Sanitarium. The once-thriving refuge for troubled minds now sits fallow, crumbling and silent as it awaits an uncertain future, much like its past residents.
Warhol, whose oeuvre featured iconic celebrity portraits, a variety of soup de jours and countless candid Polaroids, is considered a pop-cultural superstar. On August 6th let's celebrate the birthday of this legendary artist. Happy Birthday, Andy Warhol!
Although she was to become one of world's most alluring sex symbols, Marilyn Monroe's start in life was very, very far from glamorous. Born in Los Angeles on June 1, 1926, Norma Jeane Mortenson spent most of her childhood in and out of foster homes and orphanages.