DCS: renée adorée

Jeanne de la Fonte began performing with her family in their circus act and drew acclaim throughout her native France and Europe. Just into her 20s, she came to the United States and appeared in a musical revue in Washington DC, using the stage name “Renée Adorée.” The show, Oh Uncle!, was a hit and …

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IF: cat

I loved Batman, the campy cool TV series whose episodes were broadcast twice weekly on ABC for two of its three-season run from 1966 until 1968. Batman, starring Adam West, in his best ultra-suave put-on, featured a “who’s who” of Hollywood notables in guest villain roles throughout the entire 120-episode run. Since the show appealed …

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inktober 2018: week one

Here we go again! It’s October and that means it’s time for “Inktober!” You remember from past years, don’t you? Every October, hundreds of artists… and me…. create special works daily just for October, based on a set of suggestions from the official Inktober website.  I however, follow my own set of rules for Inktober. …

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DCS: sandra giles

Born in Hooker, Oklahoma, young Sandra Giles moved to Los Angeles with her single mother as a child. Sandra was discovered by a press agent while she was working as a waitress at Canter’s Delicatessen. Not content with being touted as the next “Blonde Bombshell,” Sandra began drama classes at Los Angeles City College. In …

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