Grauman’s Chinese Theatre

Hello, Persephoneers! I’ve just returned from a wonderful vacation in Burbank, California. Needless to say, I made a stop at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, and I have some pictures of classic stars’ signatures in the cement in front of the theater to share. Read More Grauman’s Chinese Theatre

Sorting the Stars: Paul Newman and Steve McQueen

This week I’m going to focus on two the coolest men in Hollywood- Paul Newman and Steve McQueen. Before Paul started making Newman’s Own salad dressing and Sheryl Crow sang about the Bandito in “Steve McQueen,” these two icons were two of the best known faces in Hollywood. Read More Sorting the Stars: Paul Newman and Steve McQueen

Morbid Curiosity Monday: Curried Tuna and Peas

This recipe isn’t awful, per se, but there are elements to it that are consistent with many of the mid-century casserole dishes I’ve come across. Take tin of tuna, add some frozen peas to it, and mix in can of mushroom soup, and voila!, you’ve got dinner! Read More Morbid Curiosity Monday: Curried Tuna and Peas