What has this to do with baking? Let me back up a little bit and we’ll get to that. Josh Marshall is a journalist who writes about the political scene. He is astute, insightful, and sometimes he cracks me the-hell-up. So in the midst of one of his essays on…
Bette Davis and John Garfield decided something had to be done for the enlisted men who passed through Southern California… They secured a building at 1451 Cahuenga Boulevard and opened a USO club to be staffed by movies stars and entertainers. That’s Dezi Arnaz: That’s co-founder Bette Davis preparing to…
What can I say? I’ll restrain myself and just remark that this was taken on the set of the movie, “Can Can” in 1959. The cake is in celebration of Maurice Chevalier’s seventy-first birthday.
I am obsessed with cake… This has nothing to do with cake… But, I think it’s a lovely commentary on Bette’s career.
This is, perhaps, the weirdest cake I’ve ever seen:
Joe E. Brown celebrates his birthday with friends, George Gray, Chester Conklin, Pinto Colvig, and Billy Beltcher, in 1963:
Today is Darryl F. Zanuck’s birthday: