Category: New York

September 11, 2017 /
March 8, 2017 /

Crawford, for example, could be her unabashedly eccentric self when telling readers to entertain while wearing a lovely gown (she often had her dressmaker fashion a matching turban and shoes). Or that hard chairs were perfectly fine for guests (“soft ones spread the hips”). Or that one should not serve…

July 4, 2016 /

The New Colossus Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide…

June 19, 2016 /
June 19, 2016 /
June 2, 2016 /

There are so many stories in Hollywood of his wit and humor – and there’s one mythic tale (and I’ve never seen the footage, so I’d have to say it was a myth) of Hitch dancing in a hula skirt for a home camera at a party with an idol…