On this day in 1954, the famous Marilyn Monroe “skirt” scene was filmed. Do you know what she was filming? 
© Sam Shaw 

On this day in 1954, the famous Marilyn Monroe “skirt” scene was filmed. Do you know what she was filming? 

© Sam Shaw 


Some Like It Hot (1959)

The sun loved to shine on her.

Some Like It Hot (1959)

The sun loved to shine on her.

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Deepak Chopra is an author, public speaker and physician, but most people would describe him as a New-Age guru. Learn more about his story in The Boomer List. 

Deepak Chopra is an author, public speaker and physician, but most people would describe him as a New-Age guru. Learn more about his story in The Boomer List. 

Watch author and Vietnam War veteran, Tim O’Brien describe what it was like growing up in the era of Vietnam. 

Watch author and Vietnam War veteran, Tim O’Brien describe what it was like growing up in the era of Vietnam


Something’s Got To Give (1962)

Something’s Got To Give (1962)

“If there is a really great Latin role, it didn’t go to us. It went to, you know, Al Pacino or De Niro.” -  John Leguizamo on the Limited Roles for Latino Actors. 

“If there is a really great Latin role, it didn’t go to us. It went to, you know, Al Pacino or De Niro.” -  John Leguizamo on the Limited Roles for Latino Actors

fuckyeahdirectors:

James Dean and George Stevens, Giant (1956)

fuckyeahdirectors:

James Dean and George Stevens, Giant (1956)

We abide, Dude. 

When artist Dave LaChapelle was 17, Andy Warhol told him “Do whatever you want. Just make sure everybody looks good.” Learn more about his story in The Boomer List. 

When artist Dave LaChapelle was 17, Andy Warhol told him “Do whatever you want. Just make sure everybody looks good.” Learn more about his story in The Boomer List

This guy. 

This guy. 

“Vietnam was the defining event for my generation. It spilled over into all facets of American life—into music, into the pulpits, in churches of our country. It spilled over into the city streets, police forces. And even if you were born late in the generation, Vietnam was still part of your childhood.” — Tim O’Brien (b. 1946), author and Vietnam War veteran.

“Vietnam was the defining event for my generation. It spilled over into all facets of American life—into music, into the pulpits, in churches of our country. It spilled over into the city streets, police forces. And even if you were born late in the generation, Vietnam was still part of your childhood.” — Tim O’Brien (b. 1946), author and Vietnam War veteran.

Mel Brooks sunk his hands and feet into cement in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood today! He tweeted this photo with the caption “I desperately need to wash my hands.” Congrats, Mel! (Image via Mel Brooks’ Twitter Account)

Mel Brooks sunk his hands and feet into cement in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood today! He tweeted this photo with the caption “I desperately need to wash my hands.” Congrats, Mel! 

(Image via Mel Brooks’ Twitter Account)

This legendary filmmaker was born on this day in 1909.  

This legendary filmmaker was born on this day in 1909.