Long Beach Zine Fest 2019!

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Long Beach Zine Fest today! If you don’t know what a zine is or haven’t been to a zine fest… what are you waiting for?!?! I sold out of Dorothy Dandridge today! It makes me happy to know that more people are going to learn about this legend! Also, sold a bunch of copies of Lupe Velez! Tell the stories that haven’t been told or tell the same story differently.

26 Miles to Catalina...

Excited for Long Beach Zine Fest tomorrow! Come by and pick up our latest issue Dead in Hollywood: Marilyn of Avalon (Issue #11). Expo Arts Center - 4321 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach, CA ☠️ 11am-5pm ☠️Come help us raise the dead and find out about Marilyn Monroe’s year and a half living on the island of Catalina… 26 miles off the coast of Southern California.

Dead in Hollywood: Marilyn of Avalon

Pick up a copy of our latest issue of the fanzine Dead in Hollywood: Marilyn of Avalon (Issue #11). We’ll be tabling at tomorrow’s 2019 Long Beach Zine Fest. If anyone is in Long Beach, CA tomorrow stop by and say hi. I’d love to meet more of you! We’ll be at Expo Arts Center 4321 Atlantic AveLong Beach, CA 90807 from 11am-5pm.

THE LAST PAGE: Marilyn of Avalon

𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝙻𝚊𝚜𝚝 𝙿𝚊𝚐𝚎! 𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝚏𝚞𝚌𝚔𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚋𝚊𝚌𝚔 𝚌𝚘𝚟𝚎𝚛! 𝙸 𝙵𝙸𝙽𝙰𝙻𝙻𝚈 𝚏𝚒𝚗𝚒𝚜𝚑𝚎𝚍 𝙳𝚎𝚊𝚍 𝚒𝚗 𝙷𝚘𝚕𝚕𝚢𝚠𝚘𝚘𝚍: 𝙼𝚊𝚛𝚒𝚕𝚢𝚗 𝚘𝚏 𝙰𝚟𝚊𝚕𝚘𝚗! 𝙰𝚗𝚍 𝚓𝚞𝚜𝚝 𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚒𝚖𝚎 𝚏𝚘𝚛 𝚝𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚂𝚞𝚗𝚍𝚊𝚢'𝚜 𝙻𝚘𝚗𝚐 𝙱𝚎𝚊𝚌𝚑 𝚉𝚒𝚗𝚎 𝙵𝚎𝚜𝚝! 𝙸𝚝 𝚝𝚘𝚘𝚔 𝚖𝚎 𝚊 𝚠𝚑𝚒𝚕𝚎 𝚝𝚘 𝚏𝚒𝚗𝚒𝚜𝚑 𝚝𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚘𝚗𝚎. 𝙸𝚝'𝚜 𝚖𝚢 𝚖𝚘𝚜𝚝 𝚙𝚎𝚛𝚜𝚘𝚗𝚊𝚕 𝚘𝚗𝚎 𝚢𝚎𝚝. 𝚆𝚛𝚒𝚝𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚒𝚝 𝚠𝚊𝚜 𝚕𝚒𝚔𝚎 𝚐𝚘𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚝𝚘 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚊𝚙𝚢. 𝙸 𝚑𝚘𝚙𝚎 𝚢𝚘𝚞 𝚊𝚕𝚕 𝚕𝚒𝚔𝚎 𝚒𝚝! 𝙲𝚘𝚖𝚎 𝚋𝚢 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝙻𝚘𝚗𝚐 𝙱𝚎𝚊𝚌𝚑 𝚉𝚒𝚗𝚎 𝙵𝚎𝚜𝚝 𝚝𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚠𝚎𝚎𝚔𝚎𝚗𝚍 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚙𝚒𝚌𝚔 𝚞𝚙 𝚊 𝚌𝚘𝚙𝚢. 𝙽𝚎𝚡𝚝 𝚞𝚙, 𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝙽𝚒𝚐𝚑𝚝 𝚂𝚝𝚊𝚕𝚔𝚎𝚛... 𝙸'𝚖 𝚐𝚘𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚝𝚘 𝚗𝚎𝚎𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚊𝚙𝚢 𝚊𝚏𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚝𝚑𝚊𝚝 𝚘𝚗𝚎. Which back cover do you prefer? I can’t decide!

Marilyn of Avalon

𝚆𝚘𝚛𝚔𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚑𝚊𝚛𝚍 𝚝𝚘 𝚏𝚒𝚗𝚒𝚜𝚑 𝙳𝚎𝚊𝚍 𝚒𝚗 𝙷𝚘𝚕𝚕𝚢𝚠𝚘𝚘𝚍: 𝙼𝚊𝚛𝚒𝚕𝚢𝚗 𝚘𝚏 𝙰𝚟𝚊𝚕𝚘𝚗 𝚋𝚎𝚏𝚘𝚛𝚎 𝚂𝚞𝚗𝚍𝚊𝚢'𝚜 𝙻𝚘𝚗𝚐 𝙱𝚎𝚊𝚌𝚑 𝚉𝚒𝚗𝚎 𝙵𝚎𝚜𝚝. 𝟸𝟼 𝚖𝚒𝚕𝚎𝚜 𝚝𝚘 𝙲𝚊𝚝𝚊𝚕𝚒𝚗𝚊 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝟼 𝚍𝚊𝚢𝚜 𝚝𝚘 𝙻𝙱𝚉𝙵!

30 Years Ago: The Menendez Brothers (Issue 3)

𝟹𝟶 𝚢𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚜 𝚊𝚐𝚘, 𝙴𝚛𝚒𝚔 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝙻𝚢𝚕𝚎 𝙼𝚎𝚗𝚎𝚗𝚍𝚎𝚣 𝚔𝚒𝚕𝚕𝚎𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚒𝚛 𝚠𝚎𝚊𝚕𝚝𝚑𝚢 𝚙𝚊𝚛𝚎𝚗𝚝𝚜 - 𝙹𝚘𝚜é 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝙺𝚒𝚝𝚝𝚢 - 𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚏𝚊𝚖𝚒𝚕𝚢'𝚜 𝙱𝚎𝚟𝚎𝚛𝚕𝚢 𝙷𝚒𝚕𝚕𝚜 𝚖𝚊𝚗𝚜𝚒𝚘𝚗 𝚘𝚗 𝙴𝚕𝚖. 𝚂𝚝. 𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝚋𝚛𝚘𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚜 𝚠𝚎𝚛𝚎 𝚗𝚘𝚝 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚜𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚛𝚎𝚍 𝚜𝚞𝚜𝚙𝚎𝚌𝚝𝚜 𝚊𝚝 𝚏𝚒𝚛𝚜𝚝, 𝚋𝚞𝚝 𝚜𝚞𝚜𝚙𝚒𝚌𝚒𝚘𝚗𝚜 𝚊𝚋𝚘𝚞𝚝 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚒𝚛 𝚒𝚗𝚟𝚘𝚕𝚟𝚎𝚖𝚎𝚗𝚝 𝚊𝚛𝚘𝚜𝚎 𝚠𝚑𝚎𝚗 "𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝙱𝚘𝚢𝚜" 𝚋𝚎𝚐𝚊𝚗 𝚜𝚙𝚎𝚗𝚍𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚒𝚛 𝚒𝚗𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚒𝚝𝚊𝚗𝚌𝚎 𝚕𝚊𝚟𝚒𝚜𝚑𝚕𝚢 𝚜𝚑𝚘𝚛𝚝𝚕𝚢 𝚊𝚏𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚖𝚞𝚛𝚍𝚎𝚛𝚜. 𝙰𝚝 𝚝𝚛𝚒𝚊𝚕, 𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝙱𝚘𝚢𝚜 𝚊𝚕𝚕𝚎𝚐𝚎𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚊𝚝 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚢 𝚌𝚘𝚖𝚖𝚒𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚜𝚑𝚘𝚝𝚐𝚞𝚗 𝚖𝚞𝚛𝚍𝚎𝚛𝚜 𝚊𝚏𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚢𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚜 𝚘𝚏 𝚜𝚎𝚡𝚞𝚊𝚕 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚎𝚖𝚘𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗𝚊𝚕 𝚊𝚋𝚞𝚜𝚎. 𝙳𝚎𝚊𝚍 𝚒𝚗 𝙷𝚘𝚕𝚕𝚢𝚠𝚘𝚘𝚍: 𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝙼𝚎𝚗𝚎𝚗𝚍𝚎𝚣 𝙱𝚛𝚘𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚜 𝚠𝚊𝚜 𝚖𝚢 𝚝𝚑𝚒𝚛𝚍 𝚏𝚊𝚗𝚣𝚒𝚗𝚎 𝚠𝚑𝚎𝚗 𝙸 𝚏𝚒𝚗𝚒𝚜𝚑𝚎𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚒𝚜𝚜𝚞𝚎 𝚝𝚠𝚘 𝚢𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚜 𝚊𝚐𝚘. 𝙸 𝚎𝚟𝚎𝚗 𝚐𝚘𝚝 𝙻𝚢𝚕𝚎 𝙼𝚎𝚗𝚎𝚗𝚍𝚎𝚣 𝚝𝚘 𝚊𝚗𝚜𝚠𝚎𝚛 𝚊 𝚚𝚞𝚎𝚜𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗 𝚏𝚘𝚛 𝚖𝚎 𝚏𝚛𝚘𝚖 𝚙𝚛𝚒𝚜𝚘𝚗! 𝙵𝚘𝚛 𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚊𝚗𝚜𝚠𝚎𝚛 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚛𝚎𝚜𝚝 𝚘𝚏 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚜𝚝𝚘𝚛𝚢... 𝚙𝚒𝚌𝚔 𝚞𝚙 𝚊 𝚌𝚘𝚙𝚢 𝚘𝚏 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚏𝚊𝚗𝚣𝚒𝚗𝚎 HERE!

This weekend!

Pick up your copy of the latest issue of the Dead in Hollywood fanzine: 50,000,000 Tab Fans Can’t Be Wrong at the O.C. Zine Fest this Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the Anaheim Central Library (500 West Broadway Anaheim, CA 92805) From 11AM-4PM We’ll be in the basement, so let’s raise the dead!

Pick up your copy of the latest issue of the Dead in Hollywood fanzine: 50,000,000 Tab Fans Can’t Be Wrong at the O.C. Zine Fest this Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the Anaheim Central Library (500 West Broadway Anaheim, CA 92805) From 11AM-4PM We’ll be in the basement, so let’s raise the dead!

Marilyn of the Morgue

𝚃𝚠𝚘 𝚛𝚘𝚕𝚕𝚜 𝚘𝚏 𝚏𝚒𝚕𝚖 𝚏𝚎𝚊𝚝𝚞𝚛𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚙𝚑𝚘𝚝𝚘𝚜 𝚘𝚏 𝙼𝚊𝚛𝚒𝚕𝚢𝚗 𝙼𝚘𝚗𝚛𝚘𝚎'𝚜 𝚗𝚊𝚔𝚎𝚍 𝚌𝚘𝚛𝚙𝚜𝚎 𝚑𝚊𝚟𝚎 𝚛𝚎𝚖𝚊𝚒𝚗𝚎𝚍 𝚑𝚒𝚍𝚍𝚎𝚗 𝚏𝚘𝚛 𝚗𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚕𝚢 𝚜𝚒𝚡 𝚍𝚎𝚌𝚊𝚍𝚎𝚜 𝚊𝚏𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚑𝚎𝚛 𝚍𝚎𝚊𝚝𝚑. "𝚂𝚌𝚊𝚗𝚍𝚊𝚕𝚘𝚞𝚜: 𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝙳𝚎𝚊𝚝𝚑 𝚘𝚏 𝙼𝚊𝚛𝚒𝚕𝚢𝚗 𝙼𝚘𝚗𝚛𝚘𝚎," 𝚊 𝚍𝚘𝚌𝚞-𝚜𝚎𝚛𝚒𝚎𝚜 𝚙𝚛𝚎𝚖𝚒𝚎𝚛𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚂𝚞𝚗𝚍𝚊𝚢, 𝚏𝚎𝚊𝚝𝚞𝚛𝚎𝚜 𝚊𝚗 𝚒𝚗𝚝𝚎𝚛𝚟𝚒𝚎𝚠 𝚠𝚒𝚝𝚑 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚜𝚘𝚗 𝚘𝚏 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚙𝚑𝚘𝚝𝚘𝚐𝚛𝚊𝚙𝚑𝚎𝚛 𝚠𝚑𝚘 𝚌𝚊𝚙𝚝𝚞𝚛𝚎𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚒𝚖𝚊𝚐𝚎𝚜 𝚘𝚏 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝙷𝚘𝚕𝚕𝚢𝚠𝚘𝚘𝚍 𝚒𝚌𝚘𝚗 𝚊𝚜 𝚜𝚑𝚎 𝚕𝚊𝚢 𝚘𝚗 𝚊 𝚝𝚛𝚊𝚢 𝚒𝚗𝚜𝚒𝚍𝚎 𝚊 𝙻𝚘𝚜 𝙰𝚗𝚐𝚎𝚕𝚎𝚜 𝚖𝚘𝚛𝚐𝚞𝚎.

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Dorothy Stratten and the 13 Thousand Dollar Bathtub

..𝚆𝚑𝚎𝚗 𝚜𝚑𝚎 𝚎𝚗𝚝𝚎𝚛𝚜 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚑𝚘𝚞𝚜𝚎 𝚒𝚗 𝚆𝚎𝚜𝚝 𝙻𝚘𝚜 𝙰𝚗𝚐𝚎𝚕𝚎𝚜, 𝙳𝚘𝚛𝚘𝚝𝚑𝚢 𝚂𝚝𝚛𝚊𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚗 𝚒𝚜 𝚊𝚕𝚘𝚗𝚎 𝚠𝚒𝚝𝚑 𝚏𝚘𝚛 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚏𝚒𝚛𝚜𝚝 𝚝𝚒𝚖𝚎 𝚒𝚗 𝚖𝚘𝚗𝚝𝚑𝚜 𝚠𝚒𝚝𝚑 𝚑𝚎𝚛 𝚎𝚜𝚝𝚛𝚊𝚗𝚐𝚎𝚍 𝚑𝚞𝚜𝚋𝚊𝚗𝚍, 𝙿𝚊𝚞𝚕 𝚂𝚗𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚛. 𝚃𝚑𝚎𝚢 𝚜𝚙𝚎𝚗𝚍 𝚜𝚘𝚖𝚎 𝚝𝚒𝚖𝚎 𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚕𝚒𝚟𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚛𝚘𝚘𝚖 𝚋𝚎𝚏𝚘𝚛𝚎 𝚍𝚒𝚜𝚊𝚙𝚙𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚒𝚗𝚝𝚘 𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚋𝚎𝚍𝚛𝚘𝚘𝚖. 𝙰𝚛𝚘𝚞𝚗𝚍 𝟾 𝚙𝚖, 𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚛𝚘𝚘𝚖𝚖𝚊𝚝𝚎𝚜 𝚌𝚘𝚖𝚎 𝚑𝚘𝚖𝚎. 𝙰𝚜𝚜𝚞𝚖𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚌𝚘𝚞𝚙𝚕𝚎 𝚠𝚊𝚗𝚝𝚜 𝚙𝚛𝚒𝚟𝚊𝚌𝚢 - 𝚂𝚝𝚊𝚛𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚗'𝚜 𝚌𝚊𝚛 𝚒𝚜 𝚙𝚊𝚛𝚔𝚎𝚍 𝚘𝚞𝚝 𝚏𝚛𝚘𝚗𝚝, 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚋𝚎𝚍𝚛𝚘𝚘𝚖 𝚍𝚘𝚘𝚛 𝚒𝚜 𝚌𝚕𝚘𝚜𝚎𝚍 - 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚢 𝚠𝚊𝚝𝚌𝚑 𝚃.𝚅. 𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚕𝚒𝚟𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚛𝚘𝚘𝚖. 𝚂𝚑𝚘𝚛𝚝𝚕𝚢 𝚊𝚏𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝟷𝟷 𝚙𝚖, 𝚂𝚗𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚛'𝚜 𝚛𝚘𝚘𝚖𝚖𝚊𝚝𝚎𝚜 𝚎𝚗𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚋𝚎𝚍𝚛𝚘𝚘𝚖 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚍𝚒𝚜𝚌𝚘𝚟𝚎𝚛 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚗𝚞𝚍𝚎 𝚋𝚘𝚍𝚒𝚎𝚜 𝚘𝚏 𝚂𝚝𝚛𝚊𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚗 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚂𝚗𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚛. 𝙴𝚊𝚌𝚑 𝚔𝚒𝚕𝚕𝚎𝚍 𝚋𝚢 𝚊 𝚜𝚒𝚗𝚐𝚕𝚎 𝚋𝚕𝚊𝚜𝚝 𝚏𝚛𝚘𝚖 𝚂𝚗𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚛'𝚜 𝚜𝚑𝚘𝚝𝚐𝚞𝚗. 𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝚜𝚝𝚘𝚛𝚢 𝚘𝚗𝚕𝚢 𝚐𝚎𝚝𝚜 𝚜𝚒𝚌𝚔𝚎𝚛 𝚏𝚛𝚘𝚖 𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚎...

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HERE LIES DOROTHY STRATTEN

𝟹𝟿 𝚢𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚜 𝚊𝚐𝚘 𝚝𝚘𝚍𝚊𝚢, 𝙿𝚕𝚊𝚢𝚋𝚘𝚢 𝚖𝚘𝚍𝚎𝚕 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚊𝚌𝚝𝚛𝚎𝚜𝚜, 𝙳𝚘𝚛𝚘𝚝𝚑𝚢 𝚂𝚝𝚛𝚊𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚗, 𝚒𝚜 𝚋𝚛𝚞𝚝𝚊𝚕𝚕𝚢 𝚖𝚞𝚛𝚍𝚎𝚛𝚎𝚍 𝚋𝚢 𝚑𝚎𝚛 𝚎𝚜𝚝𝚛𝚊𝚗𝚐𝚎𝚍 𝚑𝚞𝚜𝚋𝚊𝚗𝚍, 𝙿𝚊𝚞𝚕 𝚂𝚗𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚛, 𝚊𝚏𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚖𝚎𝚎𝚝𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚑𝚒𝚖 𝚊𝚝 𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚆𝚎𝚜𝚝 𝙻𝚘𝚜 𝙰𝚗𝚐𝚎𝚕𝚎𝚜 𝚑𝚘𝚞𝚜𝚎. 𝚂𝚗𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚛 𝚒𝚜 "𝚜𝚞𝚙𝚛𝚎𝚖𝚎𝚕𝚢 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚏𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚗𝚝" 𝚝𝚑𝚊𝚝 𝚑𝚎 𝚌𝚊𝚗 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚟𝚒𝚗𝚌𝚎 𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚠𝚒𝚏𝚎 𝚝𝚘 𝚝𝚊𝚔𝚎 𝚑𝚒𝚖 𝚋𝚊𝚌𝚔. 𝙴𝚊𝚛𝚕𝚒𝚎𝚛 𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚖𝚘𝚛𝚗𝚒𝚗𝚐, 𝚂𝚝𝚛𝚊𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚗'𝚜 𝚕𝚊𝚠𝚢𝚎𝚛 𝚝𝚎𝚕𝚕𝚜 𝚑𝚎𝚛 𝚝𝚑𝚊𝚝 𝚜𝚑𝚎 𝚌𝚊𝚗 𝚊𝚟𝚘𝚒𝚍 𝚜𝚎𝚎𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚂𝚗𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚛 𝚋𝚢 𝚑𝚊𝚗𝚍𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚘𝚏𝚏 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚛𝚎𝚖𝚊𝚒𝚗𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚜𝚎𝚙𝚊𝚛𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚍𝚒𝚟𝚘𝚛𝚌𝚎 𝚗𝚎𝚐𝚘𝚝𝚒𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗𝚜 𝚝𝚘 𝚑𝚖. 𝚂𝚝𝚊𝚛𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚗 𝚛𝚎𝚙𝚕𝚒𝚎𝚜 𝚝𝚑𝚊𝚝 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚙𝚛𝚘𝚌𝚎𝚜𝚜 𝚠𝚘𝚞𝚕𝚍 𝚐𝚘 𝚜𝚖𝚘𝚘𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛 𝚒𝚏 𝚜𝚑𝚎 𝚍𝚎𝚊𝚕𝚝 𝚠𝚒𝚝𝚑 𝚂𝚗𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚛 𝚙𝚎𝚛𝚜𝚘𝚗𝚊𝚕𝚕𝚢...