BY Dixie Laite in Movies on Dec 13, 2013 |
Two of my all-time favorite things in the world are old movies and Christmas. So when the two intersect, my heart squeals and jumps up and gives my brain a great big kiss!
It’s time to stop watching those Hallmark Channel movies and gather the family ’round the big screen hearth and settle in for some truly delightful holiday movies.
5 Classic Christmas movies you NEED to know
By now everyone knows about It’s a Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th ... Read More
BY Dixie Laite in Movies on Oct 31, 2013 |
"She was a winner, Who became a doggie’s dinner…” — Nick Lowe
Would a dog-loving movie star leave her pooch to starve?
Memorialized in Kenneth Anger’s Hollywood Babylon and in the eponymous pop song, Marie Prevost is best-known today as a overly-nasal actress who killed herself without anticipating that her pet dachshund would get hungry after days of not being fed.
It’s a memorable Hollywood fairytale: the ... Read More
BY Dixie Laite in Feminizzle on Oct 31, 2013 |
What should I be for Halloween this year? A sexy vampire, a sexy astronaut, a sexy nurse, a sexy pirate, a sexy carrot – the possibilities are endless.
When I was a little girl, like all children, I Imagined who I’d like to be and who I might become one day. My heroes at the time were Harriet Tubman, Phyllis Wheatley, and Ginger Grant from Gilligan’s Island. Growing up to be a poetess running an underground railroad, all the while ... Read More
BY Dixie Laite in Feminizzle on Aug 26, 2013 |
Everybody, let’s stop with the slut-shaming. Miley's performance at the VMAs is upsetting, but not for the reasons you think. The furor and shock and vitriol strike me as the height of hypocrisy and sexism.Miley Cyrus is still America’s Sweetheart — the REAL AmericaI like Miley Cyrus. There, I said it.
I like her irreverence, her in-your-faceness, her lack of B.S and her honesty about what she likes and who she is.
Am I happy young ... Read More