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By tigtog on June 27, 2012
A warm and moving tribute from Melissa Silverstein at Women & Hollywood.
I’m sitting here reeling from the news that Nora Ephron has died. No one even knew she was sick and now she is gone.
By Beppie on February 23, 2011
Raise a glass tonight for Nicholas Courtney, who played UNIT’s Brigadier Alistair Lethbridge Stewart in Doctor Who, appearing with the second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh Doctors, and also in a 2008 episode of The Sarah Jane Adventures. He died last night. None of the news sites I’ve seen mention a cause of death, [...]
By tigtog on December 3, 2010
This is a repost: first published March 30, 2006 as Hepburn and Mephistopheles (before I’d got into the Friday Hoyden habit). I’ve taken this opportunity to correct my original misspelling of her given name, and I’m very happy that the website I snarked on then still exists for you to … enjoy.
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By tigtog on March 30, 2006
…is the title of an essay, actually an obituary, that I came across while searching out some images of the estimable hoyden-about-town Katherine Hepburn. Oh. My. Spag. Just read the caption in the obituary for this photo below, which is carefully nearly neutrally phrased, but the actual article leaves one in no doubt that trouser-wearing [...]