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    Little Lulu, we love you.

    “Louise as the winsome French girl in Now We’re in the Air (1927).” (Photo and caption from “Lulu Forever”)    I think the first time I can recall hearing the name “Louise Brooks” was…

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    So maybe Indians are kinda, sorta Black?

    Bonda girl in Orissa. Image by: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0/Flickr/Otabi kitahachi (via HuffPo)   Well, at least some Indians are… a few weeks ago, I confessed up to thinking as a kid that Indians…

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    Flashback Friday: The Black Actress Who Launched her career in “The Birth of a Nation”.

    (Madame Sul-Te-Wan, Image Source: BlackPast.org)   And no, I absolutely do NOT mean last year’s controversial Nate Parker flick, “The Birth of a Nation”. I’m talking the D.W. Griffith, 1915 film that celebrates the…

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    The Preachers: Rev. Jim Jones and the horror in Guyana.

    (Image and Caption from “The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones & The Peoples Temple”)   I just finished “The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones & The Peoples Temple” by Jeff Guinn and, really,…

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    Lent- Day 13: Stay Weird.

    Yup, we’re weird. Maybe even Carrie just before getting that bucket of pig’s blood dumped on her-type weird. Or maybe the after. Most definitely after if you’re Pentecostal. (Sissy Spacek in “Carrie”.…

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    Lent- Day 5: Scandalous.

    Mary Astor. Image via Public Domain.   “Extortion turns a wise person into a fool, and a bribe corrupts the heart.” – Ecclesiastes 7:7   My, my, my, Ms. Astor, your dirty diary is…

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    Some Sunday Stuff: January 4th.

    Happy New Year, Dear Readers. I hope your holidays were full of good food, laughter and love.   After tweeting a link to my last post with a mention of “Boardwalk Empire”…

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    Some Saturday Stuff: December 13th.

      Norma Shearer (Source)     Hello, All. I feel like the last couple of weeks have been a blur. My dad is still in the hospital with pneumonia, but it looks…

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    Water, ice and crumbling pearls.

      (Screenshot, “Boss”)    “I wonder what it’s like to take the shape of the space you’re in?” -Tom Kane, “Boss”     That scene, pictured above, from the defunct Starz drama,…

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    The fault in my stars.

      I’ve never been into astrology.   Not just because I was raised that in fell into the category of the “occult” and was not to be dabbled in, but because it…