Monthly Archives: February 2015

Book Review: Tinseltown by William J. Mann, an Edgar Award Nominee

On a chilly February morning in 1922, William Desmond Taylor was found lying dead on the floor of his Hollywood home with a .38 caliber bullet lodged in his guts. His murder shocked the film industry. After all, everyone loved … Continue reading

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I couldn’t resist…Valentine’s Day, 1929

Happy Valentine’s day, everyone! šŸ˜‰

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Miss Innocent and Johnny Hopeful: Five Steps to Snagging a Husband in 1922

Contrary to popular imagination, not every young woman was an independent-minded flapper in the 1920s. Most still longed for the same thing their mothers and grandmothers did decades before: marriage. To help them reach their dream, a publisher called Psychology … Continue reading

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