Monday, July 31, 2017

Barbara Rush Interview

Jeffrey Hunter and Barbara Rush, husband and wife,The list of actors with whom Barbara Rush shared the big screen is impressive. Just considering 1958’s “The Young Lions," it would include Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, and Dean Martin.

“I did work with a lot of interesting and talented men,” said Ms. Rush from Los Angeles. “And actresses, too, such as Jane Wyman. I found the nicest people were actually the biggest stars because ....... more

Monday, July 10, 2017

Political Party Animals

Of all the odd aspects of American politics, I think one of the most bizarre is how we assign animal mascots to the two major political parties. Even more strange? - neither is a turkey.

The Republican party has long been associated with the imposing elephant, while the Democrats are linked to the humble donkey. But how did these connections come about? Well, the association can be traced back to nineteenth century political cartoons ...  Continued here.