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This is Robert's fourth time on the show and the fourth book we've discussed. His latest  is Warrior...Audrey Hepburn is a great companion piece to Dutch Girl. Her son Luca called his mom a badass and wanted the world to know all the courageous
Stone and I talk Molls and Muggs. We also digress and talk other old Hollywood gossip, BUT mainly our Molls and Muggs. Claire Trever was two kinda molls. One was a good soul, the other bad to the bone. We talk Gun crazy, Scarface, Detour, Stone
I had the wonderful Boze Hadleigh bringing in my new Season. He is wonderful and I LOVED his book Scandals, Secrets, And Swan Songs. Boze has 101 chapters and they are little tidbits about the biggest classic Hollywood stars. We talk suicides,
Our Summer series is ovah. WE both had to postpone for various reasons but I'm posting the day before Fall. Woo Hoo!! April was a trooper because she was not feeling her best. If you notice I do a lot of the yakking, its because of April feelin
Part 1 of April and I of La liz (April says there's no La Liz) Love April "Just the facts ma'am." WE did this on the day Ed Asner died  and mention the big teddy bear. WE talk Elizabeths birth to her child stardom, moving quickly into adult rol
Hey everybody, The Wonderful Ed Asner Died Today At The Age Of 91.  This was done a few years ago. Ed was an absolute pussycat. We did get engaged, I'm still waiting on my engagement ring. I feel so grateful I got the chance to talk to ED. I h
April and I talk Sultry Brunette's of Classic Hollywood. This time is our lovely full figured girl (playtex bra commercials)Jane Russell. She was discovered by Howard Hughes and her memoir is very honest. Juicy even. I give her major props on h
Happy Birthday to Mae. I never forget Mae's B'day because it is the same as mine!! I love sharing my day with the ever so fab Mae!!    
I absolutely loved Joan who has the fab blog Deranged LA Crimes:True 20th Century Tales Of Murder Mayhem, political corruption, and celebrity scandal.  We talked about Clara Bow and her secretary/friend..all I can say is with friends like Dais
April and I talk Ava Gardner. She came from poor family only to rise to fame as sultry brunette goddess. We talk her life, her loves and everything else about gorgeous Ava.   Thanks to April. Thanks so much to you, the listeners. Who loves
April and I talk Lupe Velez. Lupe was quite the character, and there has been no one like her since. We talk her childhood, her loves, rumors and her tragic ending by  suicide at the age of 36.    Thanks so much to April for doing summer seri
April and I talk the beautiful, brainy, sultry brunette Hedy Lamarr. Hedy was a major sex symbol and inventor. She was six time married, a mom of three and quite an interesting person. WE talk truths and untruths about Hedy. One thing we know f
April and I are so happy to do out third summer series. This year we are doing Sultry Brunettes of Classic Hollywood. Our first choice may be controversial, but I think you'll understand why we put her first. WE will be talking about Hedy Lamar
I talk to my bud Alex Hunter on new developments in her life. Her book on Joi is being re released with a new Afterward and Forward. Lots of new pics. WE talk Pride, gays in Hollywood and an encounter with Dan Dailey at a gay bar she was workin
April and I talk Hollywood Babylon, we don't get to every story but we get to some good ones. We discuss, the good, the bad, and the ugly. Truth versus fiction, and somewhere in between. Great listen for a scorching hot day!! Thanks to the lov
April and I talk Hollywood Babylon, we don't get to every story but we get to some good ones. We discuss, the good, the bad, and the ugly. Truth versus fiction, and somewhere in between. Great listen for a scorching hot day!! Thanks to the lov
We talk about Peggy Ann as she escapes her mom and moves to independence. Unfortunately, it was no bed of roses. 
I talk to the sweetest woman, Sandy Grabman about her book Plain Beautiful: The Life Of Peggy Ann Garner. Peggy had a pretty rough life. Since she was a child her mom was in and out of the slammer. Her whole life was Peggy and felt she was a st
John and I discuss all different characters that we are supposed to dislike but don't and characters we are supposed to like but we don't. There's a bunch of fun choices. See if you agree with us. We discuss Lost Horizon. It's one of my pet pee
Another oldie. April VeVea and I were doing our iconic couples of classic Hollywood series. Not many were more iconic than these two..    Back with new episodes this coming week..   Miss you all!!   Grace xoxo
Sorry guys for being MIA. Just stuff. I have a couple to post that are brand spanking new but in the meantime, check out the delightfully ageless and fabulous Mae West.   Miss you all, Grace xoxo
When we did our other podcast, the movie Black Legion had been on TCM the week before. I asked Tom if he had seen it and hadn't. I asked if he would watch it and discuss, and he watched, and we discussed. It's based on a true story and there re
This is a new episode I've never put out. I had lots of editing via TCM rule. But I think it flows and Eddie of course is wonderful. I mistakenly call him The King of Noir..Czar, Grace, Czar!! He should be the king as well.  Eddie tells what h
My pal author John DiLeo and I discuss stars from classic Hollywood that were never nominated for an academy award. I think you will be very surprised about some of the peeps we talk about. We also talk about "Special" Oscars and why are they g
I talked to Christina and it was fun and full of info I had never known. The book is fab, it has things you didn't know about Hitchy, and Alma and of course Joan. Hollywood being what it was/is there were whispers that Joan had gotten so far wi
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