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Frank Sinatra Calls Children Nazis, Japanese Japs, and a Bomb a 500-Pound Tomato … And Then Sings a Song About America

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Weekend Read

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Our friend Lloyd’s final project before his death was an adaptation of a spec script he wrote during his Hollywood days that has just been published on Kindle: Las Vegas in the 1950s — a glamorous black chanteuse . … Continue reading

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Showtune Saturday: “Well, Did You Ever?”

Eddie Pensier writes: The combined nonchalant swingin’ coolness of Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Cole Porter may cause swooning fits of “why can’t I be that awesome?” nostalgia. From High Society (1956), the Charles Walters-directed musical adaptation of The Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Recipes Du Jour

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Lush Lushes Luscious

Fenster writes: Tip o’ th’ hat to UR colleague Eddie Pensier for the “five way” idea. Here is a 5 way Lush Life.  Since it’s a plural thing, make that Lushes’ Life.   Or maybe Luscious Life, depending on the arrangement. Since … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Another time, I met him at a party in Palm Springs. I hadn’t seen him for about a year. He was having a rough time. MGM had dropped his contract. He asked me what I was doing. I … Continue reading

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“The Kissing Bandit,” Frank Sinatra, and Ricardo Montalban

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I’ve been going through some of the lesser-known MGM musicals of late. There’s a lot of dreck hiding out in that celebrated body of work. But one of the things you quickly realize is that even … Continue reading

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