Orphan, Wife, Model, Actress, Sex Symbol, Film Icon – How Norma Jean Baker and Marilyn Monroe Created An Empire in Memoir “My Story”

Laurean D. Robinson, MA Founder and Editor, LBoogie's Pop World I thought the people I lived with were my parents. I called them mama and dad. The woman said to me one day, “Don’t call me mama. You’re old enough to know better. I’m not related to you in any way. You just board here. … Continue reading Orphan, Wife, Model, Actress, Sex Symbol, Film Icon – How Norma Jean Baker and Marilyn Monroe Created An Empire in Memoir “My Story”

The Curse of the Bond Girl: Why All Interesting Women Must Die

“You think of women as disposable pleasures, rather than meaningful pursuits,” Vesper Lynd tells James Bond in Casino Royale (2006). Vesper, played by Eva Green, is describing the character of James Bond, the person. But she could as easily be discussing the ethos of the franchise. For decades, women in Bond films have become a brand: … Continue reading The Curse of the Bond Girl: Why All Interesting Women Must Die