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Tom Cruise, Scientology and Three Failed Marriages

This blog started out as a biography about Mimi Rogers but as I read about her marriage to the thing that calls itself Tom Cruise, I became more interested in the effect Scientology can have on people. In this case I … Continue reading

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Home Alone Since Retirement

McCauley Culkin was the cutest brat in Hollywood (along with Hayley Joel Osmond who is my next blog) until he a couple of years after he hit puberty. Then suddenly he disappeared (along with Hayley Joel Osmond who is my … Continue reading

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J K Simmons can Whiplash me anytime

Actually until Jonathan Kimble (J K) Simmons rocked the silver screen as the narrow-minded Terrence Fletcher in Whiplash I had no idea this incredible man existed (not being a Spiderman fan or a fan of the TV series where he has made his … Continue reading

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Hoffman’s killer got a slap on the wrist courtesy of The F****ing Fixer

The morning I discovered 46-year-old  Phillip Seymour Hoffman was dead just about killed me, too. I loved the man. His talent was in his diversity – he could play so many different roles so convincingly it was small wonder that … Continue reading

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Darling Donny Denied Dignity and a Childhood

Anyone who was young and hip in the 1970s remembers Donny Osmond. He was a sex symbol for teenage girls. Dark-haired, brown-eyed with a toothy grin and wholesome image, he drove pubescent girls insane. Donald Clark “Donny” Osmond today he is an American … Continue reading

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Dashing Depp’s Dangerous Dilemma about his Diamond Dogs

There’s puppy love and then there’s Johnny Depp.  Johnny Depp, the icon of American cool, has suddenly turned weird about, of all things, two teacup dogs named Pistol and Boo. What? Of all the stressors and obstacles in a celebrity’s … Continue reading

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Abrupt Ending for the Icon of 50’s Rock

Okay there is nothing pathetic about the King of Rock and Roll as he is known, although arguably Little Richard deserves the title.  However, I digress. What’s pathetic was the wasted end of his extraordinary life and many opinions abound … Continue reading

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