True Stories Of Tinseltown

I talk to author and jewelry designer Alexis Hunter about her book Joi Lansing A Body To Die For..A Love Story..

I talk to my friend Alexis Hunter about her book Joi Lansing..A Body To Die For..A Love Story.  Its the story of Alex's love of her life who she met when she was 22. Joi was a sex symbol, a glamour puss deluxe, singer and comedic actress. Joy was in her early forties and the time was 1970's. Blonde bombshells were out and the groovy look was in. Alex takes us through their friendship that turned into love. Joi's battle with cancer and a warning to beware what you have put into your body. In Joi's case silicone injected directly into her breasts. Read, read ,read about anything you may be thinking about using. The book is touching, funny at times, and of course sad. Its a very good read. 

Alex is now designing jewelry.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/Alexishunterjewels?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=894514684

They are beautiful. I got some myself for gifts for friends. 

https://www.amazon.com/Joi-Lansing-Body-Alexis-Hunter-ebook/dp/B014LCWPAK/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1Y2HMIDWL32X2&dchild=1&keywords=joi+lansing...a+body+to+die+for&qid=1605970797&sprefix=Joi+Lansing%2Caps%2C152&sr=8-1

 

Thank you so much for Alex coming on the show. 

Mostly thanks to my listeners.

Love you all,

Grace

Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. I also have a group

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You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I'm also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows.

I'm also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.

Stay safe and healthy everybody..

 

Part 2 My bud April VeVea is back and we talk the biggest iconic love story in Classic Hollywood…Dick and Liz..Liz and Dick..The Burtons…

April and I discuss what we believe is the most iconic love story of classic Hollywood..Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Sparks flew on the set of Cleopatra and it was a relationship filled with passion and pain. in part2 we discuss their marriage, their movies, the passion and the flame dying down. We discuss their divorce and remarriage and were they the love of each others life..

Thanks so much to my pal April. I love working with her.  She has her own podcast where she and her partner review newer flicks. You can check it out here.

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1348540

you can also find her on Facebook, twitter and instagram.

Thanks mostly to my listeners. You are the best. If you know other classic Hollywood lovers, please pass this down.  Theres something for everyone

Grace

xoxo

Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. I also have a group

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you can listen to podcast

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https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id136374488

https://open.spotify.com/show/6iTSF8pIrVTbZ8QqNidVUy?si=zn73ahjEQKOzrMtc-8VRhg

 

You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I’m also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows.

I'm also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.

Stay safe and healthy everybody..

Part 1 My bud April VeVea is back and we talk the biggest iconic love story in Classic Hollywood…Dick and Liz..Liz and Dick..The Burtons…

April and I discuss what we believe is the most iconic love story of classic Hollywood..Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Sparks flew on the set of Cleopatra and it was a relationship filled with passion and pain. Part 1 we discuss their meeting, the back and forth on Richards part on whether he should leave his wife Sybil. Elizabeth had no doubts of kicking Eddie to the curb (who would). Come along as we take you through this amazing true life love story.

Thanks so much to my pal April. I love working with her.  She has her own podcast where she and her partner review newer flicks. You can check it out here.

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1348540

you can also find her on Facebook, twitter and instagram.

Thanks mostly to my listeners. You are the best. If you know other classic Hollywood lovers, please pass this down. 

Grace

xoxo

Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. I also have a group 

www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown/group 

www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown

you can listen to podcast 

www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id136374488

https://open.spotify.com/show/6iTSF8pIrVTbZ8QqNidVUy?si=zn73ahjEQKOzrMtc-8VRhg

 

You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I’m also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows. 

I’m also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.

Stay safe and healthy everybody..

 

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I speak to author Roy Widing about Bogies other Baby, Mayo Methot…she was so much more than Sluggy…

I talk to Roy Widing about his book..Sluggy: Bogies Other Baby.. Mayo Methot-Star Of Stage, Screen And Wife Of Humphrey Bogart.

I loved Roy's book because I am a fan of Mayo's. A lot of people have not seen her work but if you can catch Virtue, it was on YouTube or the movie where she and Bogie fell in love Marked Women, 1937 you will see her talent and vulnerability shine through. Mayo was Bogarts third wife, the wife he left for Lauren Bacall. She gets a bad wrap because she drank a lot, as did Humphrey. They were known as The Battling Bogarts. He gave her the nickname Sluggy. He also named his boat after her...Sluggy. They were a love match. He liked, loved and admired her. Mayo was bright, talented and made him laugh. The alcohol got the best of her. She pretty much stopped working when she married Bogart. He was not the huge star he became when they married, but became one during the marriage. Find out the truth behind their marriage. Bogart was no abused husband to be sure. He was an equal participant. The book is great and you will find out a very bittersweet tidbit towards the end. 

Thanks so much to Roy for being a great guest. Roy is a very talented songwriter as well so we played ourselves out with his wonderful song, Girl From The Past. It's swoon worthy..

Most of all thanks to my listeners. I so appreciate you all.

Grace

xoxo

To discover more about Roy and his music, etc, you can check out his website

www.roywiding.com

 

Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. I also have a group 

www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown/group 

www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown

you can listen to podcast 

www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id136374488

https://open.spotify.com/show/6iTSF8pIrVTbZ8QqNidVUy?si=zn73ahjEQKOzrMtc-8VRhg

 

You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I’m also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows. 

I’m also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.

Stay safe and healthy everybody..

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

Part 2 I talk to Classic TV Historian Herbie J Pilato on his Book Twitch Upon A Star. WE talk all things about Elizabeth Montgomery. He met her FOUR times!!

It's not really a spooktacular but we talk about the loveliest witch in classic TV, Elizabeth Montgomery. We discuss her privileged childhood being the daughter of Classic Movie Star Robert Montgomery, her four marriages. her up and down relationship with Agnes Moorehead. We talked dueling Derwoods and find out why Dick York left and which Dick Elizabeth liked better. Elizabeth was the queen of TV movies until she died of colon cancer at the age of 62. Herbie has extensive info and interviews. It's a very interesting listen. I enjoyed it immensely.  

Thanks much to Herbie. 

You can find him at

www.herbiejpilato.com

His amazons authors page

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=herbie+j+pilato&crid=28DVKKEFKMO99&sprefix=Herbie+J+Pilato%2Caps%2C223&ref=nb_sb_ss_i_1_15

 

Thanks mostly to my listeners,

Lots of Love,

Grace

 

Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. Its a great group of people. 

www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown

you can listen to podcast 

www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id136374488

https://open.spotify.com/show/6iTSF8pIrVTbZ8QqNidVUy?si=zn73ahjEQKOzrMtc-8VRhg

 

You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I’m also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows. 

I’m also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.

Stay safe and healthy everybody..

 

 

 

 

Part1 I talk to Classic TV Historian Herbie J Pilato on his Book Twitch Upon A Star. WE talk all things about Elizabeth Montgomery. He met her FOUR times!!

It's not really a spooktacular but we talk about the loveliest witch in classic TV, Elizabeth Montgomery. We discuss her privileged childhood being the daughter of Classic Movie Star Robert Montgomery, her four marriages. her up and down relationship with Agnes Moorehead. We talked dueling Derwoods and find out why Dick York left and which Dick Elizabeth liked better. Elizabeth was the queen of TV movies until she died of colon cancer at the age of 62. Herbie has extensive info and interviews. It's a very interesting listen. I enjoyed it immensely. 

Thanks much to Herbie. 

You can find him at

www.herbiejpilato.com

His amazons authors page

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=herbie+j+pilato&crid=28DVKKEFKMO99&sprefix=Herbie+J+Pilato%2Caps%2C223&ref=nb_sb_ss_i_1_15

 

Thanks mostly to my listeners,

Lots of Love,

Grace

 

 

Part 2 I speak to the wonderful Boze Hadleigh about his new book and gay Hollywood through the 1930’s to today…

I talk to Boze Hadleigh, Hollywood historian and author of so many great books on classic Hollywood and classic gay Hollywood,  about his new book  Inside The Hollywood Closet: A Book Of Quotes. 

We discuss the closet, bearding, and the horror of being found out that you were gay in Old Hollywood.  Today it's much different but leading men still do not dare come out of the closet. We talk why do we care so much who was gay, or if someone was gay, or think it's horrible if someone says someone is gay. We talk rumors, quotes and so much more. As I always say I don't personally know if someone was gay, I wasn't there and they didn't tell me, hence, allegedly. For history sake does it really matter???

I had such a great time talking to Boze. He was great and fun and so knowledgable.

Thanks so much to you Boze! I hope you come on  again.

Thanks mostly to the listeners,

Love,

Grace

xoxo

 

Boze's authors page

https://www.amazon.com/Boze-Hadleigh/e/B000APSH3M?ref_=dbs_p_pbk_r00_abau_000000

 

Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. Its a great group of people. 

www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown

you can listen to podcast 

www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id136374488

https://open.spotify.com/show/6iTSF8pIrVTbZ8QqNidVUy?si=zn73ahjEQKOzrMtc-8VRhg

 

You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I’m also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows. 

I’m also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.

Stay safe and healthy everybody..

 
 

 

Part 1 I speak to the wonderful Boze Hadleigh about his new book and the history of Gay Hollywood through 30’s to today…

I talk to Boze Hadleigh, Hollywood historian and author of so many great books on classic Hollywood and classic gay Hollywood,  about his new book  Inside The Hollywood Closet: A Book Of Quotes. 

We discuss the closet, bearding, and the horror of being found out that you were gay in Old Hollywood.  Today it's much different but leading men do not dare come out of the closet. We talk why do we care so much who was gay, or if someone was gay, or think it's horrible if someone says someone is gay. We talk rumors, quotes and so much more. As I always say I don't personally know if someone was gay, I wasn't there and they didn't tell me, hence, allegedly. 

I had such a great time talking to Boze. He was great and fun and so knowledgable.

Thanks so much to you Boze! I hope you come on  again.

Thanks mostly to the listeners,

Love,

Grace

xoxo

 

Boze's authors page

https://www.amazon.com/Boze-Hadleigh/e/B000APSH3M?ref_=dbs_p_pbk_r00_abau_000000

 

Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. Its a great group of people. 

www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown

you can listen to podcast 

www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id136374488

https://open.spotify.com/show/6iTSF8pIrVTbZ8QqNidVUy?si=zn73ahjEQKOzrMtc-8VRhg

 

You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I’m also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows. 

I’m also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.

Stay safe and healthy everybody..

I talk to award winning director, author and Alfred Hitchcock expert Laurent Bouzereau. We discuss how old Mother is in Psycho, Rod Taylors White sweater and ascot in The Birds and much more..

I had such a great time talking all things Sir Alfred with Laurent. He is fun, smart and has great theories on Rear Window, Psycho, Vertigo (fascinating doozy), and The Birds. He has interviewed Tippi, Rod Taylor, Janet Leigh and many others. He produced all the extras for the Hitchcock classic collection. We ponder, laugh and I learn. 

You can catch his latest documentary on HBO, Natalie Wood..What Remains Behind. He directed and produced. Its a goodie..

Here are Laurent's many accomplishments.

https://www.nedlandmedia.com/about/

Thanks so much to Laurent for being so great.

Thanks mostly to my listeners,

Love you all,

Grace

xo

Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. Its a great group of people. 

www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown

you can listen to podcast 

www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id136374488

https://open.spotify.com/show/6iTSF8pIrVTbZ8QqNidVUy?si=zn73ahjEQKOzrMtc-8VRhg

 

You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I’m also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows. 

I’m also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.

Stay safe and healthy everybody..

I talk to Herbie J Pilato about Mary Tyler Moore from his book Mary The Mary Tyler Moore story…She Had Spunk..

I talk to author and Classic TV Expert Herbie J Pilato. We talked all about Mary of course. Lots of good info and lots of fun. We talk her trek to stardom, which was pretty fast, her son, her foray into movies, MTM show, Mary's insecurity's resulting in a lot of plastic surgery, her marriage to grant Tinker, Grant marrying a not as cute as Mary look a like...creepy and her happy marriage to Robert Levine.. Herbie will be back to talk about Elizabeth Montgomery..

Thanks so much to Herbie. He is a doll.

Mostly thanks to the listeners.

love you all,

Grace

you can find Herbie at 

www.herbiejpilato.com

Herbie's author page \

https://www.amazon.com/Herbie-J-Pilato/e/B000APA6Q8?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1602517290&sr=8-1

 

 

Check out my Facebook page. I add new stuff constantly. Its a great group of people. 

www.facebook.com/truestoriesoftinseltown

you can listen to podcast 

www.truestoriesoftinseltown.com

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/true-stories-of-tinseltown/id136374488

https://open.spotify.com/show/6iTSF8pIrVTbZ8QqNidVUy?si=zn73ahjEQKOzrMtc-8VRhg

 

You can also listen on google play, spotify, YouTube, player FM, I heart radio, amazon music and basically anywhere podcasts are played. I’m also on weekly at www.racketeerradio.com. Lots of great music and shows. 

I’m also on Pinterest, Tumblr, twitter and instagram.

Stay safe and healthy everybody..

 

 

 

 

 

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