BY Brooke Moreland in General on Jul 08, 2009 |
Have you heard of Gertrude Berg? Didn't think so. Unfortunately this feminist media mogul of yesteryear has completely disappeared from our consciousnesses. Thankfully, a new documentary, 'Yoo Hoo Mrs. Goldberg,' is premiering this Friday in NYC that brings to light the life of this admirable lady.
Gertrude was best known for writing, producing and staring in her own TV show in the 40s and 50s, Yoo Hoo Mrs. Goldberg, which was the first character driven domestic ... Read More
BY Brooke Moreland in Artsy on Jul 08, 2009 |
When I went to see Dali: Painting and Film at MoMA last year, I was fascinated by an animated short film that Dali collaborated with Walt Disney to create. It was called Destino and was a 7 minute long love story of Chronos and his ill-fated longing for a mortal female. While Dali started working on storyboards in 1945, the studios' financial woes from World War Two put the project on hold indefinitely. It was until the late 90s that Disney animators took on the ... Read More
BY Brooke Moreland in General on Jul 07, 2009 |
The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition wasn't the only weiner fest in town this holiday weekend. Minneapolis' Star Tribune took it there by holding a hot dog dressing contest to see who could costume a hot dog in the wackiest ways. This one is my personal favorite, but it somehow got robbed of a prize. -Celeste
Photo courtesy of Star ... Read More