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Celebrity is so Ephemeral

We Prefer our Stars to be Dead It’s coming around to that time of the year when my inner 12-year-old boy mourns for the beautiful movie star who was murdered all those years ago in Hollywood. Last year, I set … Continue reading

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Producer’s Couch Casts a Long Shadow

Harvey Weinstein The “casting couch” has been a ‘fact’ of Hollywood life for so long that it even became an apocryphal joke from the set of “The Ten Commandments”. Charlton Heston, in his autobiography┬áIn The Arena, wrote that the orgy … Continue reading

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Somewhere, Over the Rainbow

That’s Where You’ll Find Me I wasn’t going to do the birth chart for this Hollywood Star, until I thought about her ‘accidental’ death in 1969. So, let’s get the first part out of the way. According to this record … Continue reading

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Neighbours: Road to Fame or Cul-de-sac?

Daytime Soap from Australia Neighbours went on the air in the UK in October 1986, just about the time we moved to Torquay. It was instantly popular. Some of the cast became international stars, some stayed at home. Here is … Continue reading

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