Dedications: My four late friends Rory, Stan, Bryan, Jeff - shine on you crazy diamonds, they would have blogged too. Then theres Garry from Brisbane, Franco in Milan, Mike now in S.F. / my '60s-'80s gang: Ned & Joseph in Ireland; in England: Frank, Des, Guy, Clive, Joe & Joe, Ian, Ivan, Nick, David, Les, Stewart, the 3 Michaels / Catriona, Sally, Monica, Jean, Ella, Anne, Candie / and now: Daryl in N.Y., Jerry, John, Colin, Martin and Donal.

Monday, 5 August 2013

Marilyn, 5th August 1962

51 years later and still new photos of Marilyn Monroe are being discovered, and a wealth of new books too.
I am getting a new one in tomorrow's post:  "Marilyn, the passion and the paradox" by Lois Banner, which seems to be highly recommended. (its a 500 page tome, with another trawl through that childhood in foster homes ...)
There are over 40 posts on MM here, here are 3 key ones:

The fuzzy end of the lollipop ? - its only the best comedy ever.

My first MM book, back in 1969 ...

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