Rutanya Alda

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Vampires And Howard Johnson's This Past Weekend

    My days and nights are so enchantingly surreal, I wish we could switch bodies sometime. Just this weekend I went to a special screening of Hotel Transylvania, the 3D animated film with Adam Sandler as Dracula trying to protect his 118-year-old daughter from humans, until realizing people are sort o ... More >>

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    June 20, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Joan Crawford Was Cut From Rosemary's Baby!

    ​Rutanya Alda--best known as Carol Ann in Mommie Dearest--just told me a remarkable story. Rutanya was Mia Farrow's stand-in for the 1968 suspense classic Rosemary's Baby.

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    A Better Life Tackles Our Troubled Immigration Policy

    ​A Better Life is Chris Weitz's finely done neo-realistic film about a Mexican immigrant's poignant attempts to build a better life for his son in L.A. At a luncheon yesterday, Weitz (About a Boy) told me that nobdy wants to talk about the problems with the immigration system. Except the Rep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Photos From My Incredible Book Party!

    ​The Copacabana turned it out last night with food, booze, percussionists, and dancing Copa girls for the gala launch of my book, Fork on the Left, Knife in the Back, promoted by Chip Duckett. Countess LuAnn de Lesseps and Lisa Lampanelli cohosted and were pure delight, both taking the stage ... More >>