VINTAGE RED CARPET ROMANCES: Brad Pitt + Juliette Lewis

It seems like ancient history now, but yes, the two were an item, and boy what a handsome item they be. One of our most popular posts is our “VINTAGE RED CARPET ROMANCES: Brad Pitt + Gwyneth Paltrow” so we thought we’d roll back the clock even a bit further to the dawn of the…

{Monday Music Minute} Annette Hanshaw’s “Pagan Love Song”

Known as “The Personality Girl”, Annette Hanshaw was a popular chanteuse of the 1920s who brought a modern spirit to the classic ingenue. She was signed with Pathe records, and later married label executive Herman Rose, effectively retiring from entertainment altogether. While for many years it was believed the actress had begun her singing career…

This is How They Do. “Come Into The Water” (1929)

“I don’t mind giving money to orphans, but I draw the line at working for them.” Oh, the 1920s, how I love thee so. You must check out this incredibly silly, weird, and wonderful crazy flapper beach ballet to the tune “Come into the Water”. The ladies are rehearsing tirelessly for the upcoming Orphans’ Benefit. The…

Fancy and Folly: Giving Me The Silent Treatment

When I first saw the trailers for “The Artist“, shortly after it’s premier at the Cannes Film Festival that would lead to Jean Dujardin’s Best Actor win at the prestigious art festival, I was not impressed. Silly folly, I thought. Reductive (Thanks, Madonna). Wasted Inspiration. How could this “NEW” silent film set in th 20s…