Remembering The Real Marilyn Monroe

Norman Mailer wrote in his biography of Marilyn Monroe that "To have survived, she would have had to be either more cynical or even further from reality than she was. Instead, she was a poet on a street corner trying to recite to a crowd pulling at her clothes."
Read quotes and writings by Marilyn and browse this great image gallery!

Growing up with parents who were professional musicians gave me a deep appreciation of the effort it took to create stellar music of any genre.
Here are some of my all time favorite songs, including some of my original videos!  You will see a wide range of genres and time periods represented! Enjoy!

Movie Stars Who Died Undone

When the unexpected happens in Hollywood, the results can be disastrous if the star holding the lead role in a movie dies before it can be finished or released. Some of these deaths are natural occurrences due to medical conditions.

Others were obviously the result of the toll their celebrity status took upon their health and their personal lives. But all of them were shocking tragedies.

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These six bands have produced some of the biggest rock and roll hit songs ever recorded and will continue to live in the hearts of their fans for all time.

Their fame, however, did not come easy or protect them from the pitfalls of stardom and the heartaches of life. They are among my all time favorite bands and I will always be one of their eternal fan

 The secret of success in the entertainment industry is to develop a good act. While some of them are delightful and amusing, others turned out to be down right morbid, and some are just downright strange!

read about some of the most bizarre acts entertainers have ever performed!

The life of a rock and roll superstar can best be described as “living in the fast lane.” While some legendary icons have managed to find a balance while dealing with their celebrity status, others were tragically unable to cope.

Being a star isn’t as easy as one would think. Fame takes its toll on personal lives and even drove some to taking their own lives. These rock and roll legends tragically succumbed to the pressures of stardom.

Making Movies: Beyond The Call of Duty

Really great actors or actresses will go to any lengths, no matter how extreme, to literally become the characters they play. There are some who certainly went above and beyond the call of duty in order to deliver a stellar performance.

While it is a given that performers must work to prepare to their movie rolls, here are some who did so in unexpected ways. Some are shocking, some are weird and some were even dangerous.

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