Free Whitey! (Just kidding.)After Osama bin Laden's death, James "Whitey" Bulger was the Most Wanted Man in America. Then after 16 years on the run, the mythological South Boston ex-con was caught yesterday in California. Jack Nicholson's character in The Departed was loosely based on Whitey, in the ... More >>
When I ran my stunning montage of male actors in drag yesterday, I asked if anyone had a shot of Burt Lancaster in 1952's The Crimson Pirate, a novelty image which Christian Freedom had alerted me to.
Well, Gregory Moore came through.
Burt is much prettier here than he was in The Birdman of ... More >>
Coit Tower was built by the City of San Francisco atop Telegraph Hill in 1933 in the Art Deco style. It was funded by a bequest from heiress Lillie Hitchcock Coit. The tower offers panoramic views of the entire city, from the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island on the north, to Twin Peaks ... More >>
He is best known as Number Six on "The Prisoner," the Orwellian Brit show about a character based on the spy McGoohan had played in his previous series, "Danger Man," but much, much more brooding. Mysteriously transplanted to a sinisterly shiny-happy colony, he was constantly trying to escape, som ... More >>