Posts Tagged «Carrie Fisher»

Rupert Everett or Dame Maggie Smith?

There is a saying in Hollywood that if you have a great script and throw it out of your car window onto the 405 Freeway, that it will still end up getting made. That from the head of Paramount Studios who would know, since she used to have the 405 scoured for great scripts by her lackies, I mean her executives. One cannot properly exist in Los Angeles without being able to say, “I am writing a screenplay”. It is practically illegal not to at least be able to say that you and a friend are “collaborating on a project”,… Read More »

Artful-Lodger

Here’s the thing about going through your third midlife crisis: If you are going to do it, do it while living at the home of Carrie Fisher. On the eve of my scheduled return from Los Angeles to New York—which I had escaped in January in order to: A) Completely avoid the winter weather, and B) Deal with Midlife Crisis #3—I paid a visit to Carrie. As always, I was met with a warm greeting, and we sat on the bed chatting, catching up, and catching fire. The rumors had just begun to swirl about the original Star Wars “Dream… Read More »

Gaga of Joe.

Joe Manganiello has captured the hearts and minds of men, women, children, dogs…well just about any organism that lives. … Read More »

We are family, I got all my sisters with me.

Alan Cumming is an activist’s actor’s actor or is it actor’s actor activist? He is deeply committed to important issues, we worked together on the UN Millennium Goal Campaign and Alan has recently joined the Board of Activates for the Family Equality Council. The mission of FEC is a commitment to changing attitudes and policies to ensure every family is respected, and especially the more than a million families in the United States whose parents are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender. … Read More »

Carrie Fisher went to a galaxy far, far away.

Besides Carrie Fisher, Mariah Carey, Truman Capote, Michael Jackson and Diana Ross, Silver Hill Hospital has a scholarship program that offers people like you and me the opportunity to get the best care for drug rehabilitation and psychological disorders. They also have a great program for teens with psychological problems. … Read More »

henny-gurko

I woke up thinking about my mother today, not only because it is Mother’s Day. I think of her often because she was so amazing. She had a wicked sense of humor that inspired my edge. Her downside was stuffing us with food, rendering me rotund as a child. Thank goodness for the drug filled ’70′s that helped me get my body in check. So many people I know have unresolved issues with their parents: guilt, anger, resentment. Yes, parents can be annoying, but so can their children. So it is a wash. My mom was a concentration camp survivor.… Read More »