The Last Stand at Alamo Village
Remembering “The Alamo” through souvenir shot glasses, John Wayne toilet paper, and the family that brought the 1960 classic to Texas.
All’s Farrah In Love
The juiciest celebrity trial of the year concluded in December but not, alas, with a satisfactory answer to the most important question of all: Who was Farrah Fawcett’s true love?
All she did was walk into the bar, sit down, and smile. But I knew right away why, even at age fifty, Farrah Fawcett is still an angel.
The New Kids—Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson
The show-biz establishment loves them almost as much as their parents do.
All her life, Joan Crawford raised other people’s eyebrows as often as she reapplied her own. From the time she arrived in Hollywood, the temperamental Texan provoked hostility and gossip, and her wide-eyed flapper persona soon hardened into that of a sleek, steely sophisticate. But the arrogance accompanied a massive talent; as Humphrey Bogart once put …
Why Jack Valenti Still Sleeps Soundly
Beneath the phony outer schmaltz of Jack Valenti one finds the real schmaltz of a true believer.