Natalie Saved My Life Tonight

π™Έπš— 𝟷𝟿𝟻𝟻, πšπš‘πšŽ π™ΌπšŠπš•πš’πš‹πšž-πšœπšπš’πš•πšŽπš πš‹πš˜πš’-πš—πšŽπš‘πš-πšπš˜πš˜πš›, πšƒπšŠπš‹ π™·πšžπš—πšπšŽπš›, πš‹πšŽπš•πš’πšŽπšŸπšŽπšœ πšπš‘πšŠπš πš‘πš’πšœ πšŒπšŠπš›πšŽπšŽπš› πš’πšœ πš˜πšŸπšŽπš›. πšƒπš‘πšŽ πšπš˜πšœπšœπš’πš™ πš›πšŠπš π™²πš˜πš—πšπš’πšπšŽπš—πšπš’πšŠπš• 𝚘𝚞𝚝𝚜 πš‘πš’πš– πš’πš— πšŠπš— πš’πš—πš—πšžπšŽπš—πšπš˜-πš•πšŠπšŒπšŽπš πšŠπš›πšπš’πšŒπš•πšŽ πšŠπš‹πš˜πšžπš π™·πšžπš—πšπšŽπš› πš‹πšŽπš’πš—πš πšŠπš›πš›πšŽπšœπšπšŽπš 𝚊𝚝 𝚊 "πš•πš’πš–πš™-πš πš›πš’πšœπšπšŽπš πš™πšŠπš“πšŠπš–πšŠ πš™πšŠπš›πšπš’" πš’πšŽπšŠπš›πšœ πš‹πšŽπšπš˜πš›πšŽ πš‘πšŽ 𝚠𝚊𝚜 πšπšŠπš–πš˜πšžπšœ. π™΅πš˜πš›πšπšžπš—πšŠπšπšŽπš•πš’ πšπš˜πš› πšπš‘πšŽ πš›πš’πšœπš’πš—πš πšœπšπšŠπš› 𝚘𝚏 "π™±πšŠπšπšπš•πšŽ π™²πš›πš’," π™Ώπš‘πš˜πšπš˜πš™πš•πšŠπš’ - 𝚊 πšπšŠπš—πš£πš’πš—πšŽ πš πš’πšπš‘ 𝚊 πš–πšžπšŒπš‘ πš‹πš’πšπšπšŽπš› πšŒπš’πš›πšŒπšžπš•πšŠπšπš’πš˜πš— - πšŒπš˜πš–πšŽπšœ 𝚘𝚞𝚝 𝚊𝚝 πšπš‘πšŽ πšœπšŠπš–πšŽ πšπš’πš–πšŽ πš πš’πšπš‘ πšŠπš— πš’πšœπšœπšžπšŽ πšπšŽπšŠπšπšžπš›πš’πš—πš π™·πšžπš—πšπšŽπš› πšŠπš—πš "πšπšŽπš‹πšŽπš• πš†πš’πšπš‘πš˜πšžπš 𝚊 π™²πšŠπšžπšœπšŽ" πšŠπšŒπšπš›πšŽπšœπšœ π™½πšŠπšπšŠπš•πš’πšŽ πš†πš˜πš˜πš πš˜πš— πšπš‘πšŽ πšŒπš˜πšŸπšŽπš› 𝚊𝚜 πšπš‘πšŽ "πš’πšŽπšŠπš›'𝚜 πš–πš˜πšœπš πš™πš˜πš™πšžπš•πšŠπš› πš—πšŽπš  πšœπšπšŠπš›πšœ." π™·πšžπš—πšπšŽπš› πšŒπš›πšŽπšπš’πšπšœ πš†πš˜πš˜πš πš’πš— πš™πšŠπš›πš πšπš˜πš› πšœπšŠπšŸπš’πš—πš πš‘πš’πšœ πšŒπšŠπš›πšŽπšŽπš›. πšƒπš‘πšŽπš’ 𝚜𝚝𝚊𝚒 πšπš›πš’πšŽπš—πšπšœ πšžπš—πšπš’πš• πš†πš˜πš˜πš'𝚜 πšπšŽπšŠπšπš‘ πš πš‘πšŽπš— πšœπš‘πšŽ πšπš›πš˜πš πš—πšœ 𝚘𝚏𝚏 πšπš‘πšŽ 𝚌𝚘𝚊𝚜𝚝 𝚘𝚏 π™²πšŠπšπšŠπš•πš’πš—πšŠ π™Έπšœπš•πšŠπš—πš πšžπš—πšπšŽπš› πš–πš’πšœπšπšŽπš›πš’πš˜πšžπšœ πšŒπš’πš›πšŒπšžπš–πšœπšπšŠπš—πšŒπšŽπšœ.

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Dead in Hollywood L.A. Zine Fest Ads

Here are the ads I created for Dead in Hollywood on Instagram (@DEADINHOLLYWOODZINE) promoting the 2019 L.A. Zine Fest. Click through the pics to see the slideshow of ads. If you missed the L.A. Zine Fest you can pick up Dead in Hollywood zines HERE! No shipping fees!

Girl Power! Cha, cha, cha...

Bringing some girl power with me to tomorrow's Print Fair and Festival at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Long Beach. We'll be premiering two new issues "Dorothy Dandridge Lives Here" and an English AND Spanish version of "Dead In Hollywood: Lupe Velez" - her death is the stuff of urban legends thanks to Kenneth Anger's tell-all tome "Hollywood Babylon." This art fair will also be the first time where you'll be able to pick up a copy of "Dead in Hollywood: Natalie Wood" - I spent last summer visiting Catalina Island photographing her last days. There are a lot of new photos in that one! (MOLAA - 628 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802). Hope to see everyone tomorrow! Now it's time for bed... zzzzzz

Tomorrow! Dead in Hollywood at MOLAA in Long Beach, CA

Join us tomorrow from 11AM - 5PM at the Museum of Latin American Art for the Print Fair & Festival where Dead in Hollywood will be tabling. We’ll be premiering the latest three issues on NATALIE WOOD, DOROTHY DANDRIDGE, and an English and Spanish editions of LUPE VELEZ. (MOLAA - 𝟼𝟸𝟾 π™°πš•πšŠπš–πš’πšπš˜πšœ π™°πšŸπšŽ, π™»πš˜πš—πš π™±πšŽπšŠπšŒπš‘, 𝙲𝙰 𝟿𝟢𝟾𝟢𝟸)

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To Yesterday, Natalie Wood

"π™°πš—πš πš—πš˜πš '𝚜 πš‘πšŽ'𝚜 πšπš‘πš›πš˜πšžπšπš‘ πš πš’πšπš‘ 𝚒𝚘𝚞, πšŠπš—πš πšπš‘πšŽπš›πšŽ'𝚜 πš—πš˜πšπš‘πš’πš—' πš•πšŽπšπš πšπš˜πš› 𝚒𝚘𝚞 𝚝𝚘 𝚍𝚘 πš‹πšžπš πšπšžπš›πš— 𝚊𝚠𝚊𝚒 𝚝𝚘 πš’πšŽπšœπšπšŽπš›πšπšŠπš’."

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A Natalie Wood Christmas

Upon its release, "Miracle on 34th Street" is deemed "morally objectable" by the Catholic Legion of Decency - true-believers on a mission from a motion picture hating god. They hated the soon-to-be Holiday classic because Maureen O'Hara's character was a divorcee with a little girl. Heavens to Betsy, I do declare. Natalie Wood plays O'Hara's daughter, the non-believing Susan. In real life, Wood still believes in Santa: β€œI guess I had an inkling that maybe it wasn’t so, but I really did think that Edmund Gwenn was Santa." Gwenn wins the Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Macy's Santa Claus. "I had never seen him without his beard because he used to come in early in the morning and spend several hours putting on this wonderful beard and mustache. And at the end of the shoot, when we had a set party, I saw this strange man, without the beard, and I just couldn’t get it together.”

Natalie Wood: A Slideshow

This is going to be so cool you guys! I will be projecting the entire slideshow on a pool on the anniversary of Natalie Wood’s death at the Public Pool Gallery in Encino, CA. It might even rain which would be insane because it was raining the night Natalie Wood died. If you want to join us this Thursday DM me for the address!

Natalie Wood and Robert Redford

"π™°πš•πšŸπšŠ πš›πšžπš—πšœ 𝚘𝚞𝚝 πš’πš—πšπš˜ πšπš‘πšŽ πš›πšŠπš’πš—, πšŒπš›πš’πš’πš—πš."

Natalie Wood and Robert Redford star in the 1966 film β€œThis Property is Condemned.”

Natalie Wood and Robert Redford star in the 1966 film β€œThis Property is Condemned.”

A Tale of Two Harbors

It’s never too early to start planning for Thanksgiving and with Natalie Wood’s latest movie, β€œBrainscan” with Christopher Walken winding down, Wood has the long holiday weekend to unwind before heading into rehearsals for her next movie, β€œAnastasia.” Her secretary and good friend, Peggy Griffin, usually comes over on Thanksgiving around 6PM for dessert, but can’t this year due to a friend’s hospitalization. Peggy later says, β€œEverything about this whole sad time to me was so ironic… My whole Thanksgiving got kind of turned around.” Natalie and her husband, actor Robert Wagner, decide to spend the holiday weekend moored off the coast of Catalina Island. Wood’s co-star, Christopher Walken, joins them…

Research By the Beach

It's November 2nd and 82 degrees in L.A. We drive over to Venice Beach and get stoned in the car before walking the canals to the beach. I've spent the last week or two consumed by all things Halloween and River Phoenix - River's deathiversary is October 31, 1993 - so it was nice to jump back into Natalie Wood's life story... and on the beach! I was not expecting to spend the first weekend in November high by the beach. I arrive at the chapter where Wood is planning her ill-fated Thanksgiving weekend on Catalina Island. This Thanksgiving, my husband and I are spending Wood's deathiversary on Catalina Island. Anyone up for a seance over Thanksgiving dinner?