Anne Helen Petersen teaches media studies at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, where she spends most of her time thinking and writing about stardom and celebrity, past and present. Writing a book on Scandals of Classic Hollywood for Plume/Penguin; always eager to write to new audiences.
Scandals of Classic Hollywood: The Most Wicked Face of Theda Bara
On May 22, the cover of Us Weekly promised to reveal the answer to a question that many readers might not have realized they’d been pondering. The headline read “Taylor: Why She Disappeared,” with a subtitle that suggested Swift had gone into “hiding” after bad breakups and a feud with Kanye — but was planning a comeback. The article cites “sources close to Swift,” claiming she’s been working on an album that will drop this fall.
The first time audiences saw Hedy Lamarr, she was running naked through a field. The second time they saw her, she was in the throes of a very animated orgasm. The next time she appeared on screen — more than five years later — she’d have a new name, a new language, and a new image, but the effect was the same: just the sight of her was enough to stop Hollywood, and audiences across America, in their tracks.
There's obviously a societal problem: scouts don't go to the rez. It's college that's the barrier. A few years ago, there were 12 Natives playing Div-1. None of them were great. But if there were a minor leauge system for basketball, we'd have more Natives, because all they'd have to do was play basketball. I am where I am because all I ever had to do was write." On the path for white kids out of rural towns:"She was the most qualified and experienced human being to run for president EVER.
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