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MARILYN & ELLA: Against Jim Crow in Hollywood’s Clubland!

Here’s a good story about Marilyn Monroe and Ella Fitzgerald that I came across via Bob Wisdom’s Facebook… Back in the n the 1950s, the popular Mocambo nightclub on West Hollywood’s famous Sunset Boulevard applied the Jim Crow laws to … Continue reading

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APOLOGIES… bit of a reflection comin’ on… steppin’ back to north London in the mid 80’s… then jumping to now… time to ‘Get Up, Get Into It Get Involved’…

It’s been a vexing time. The lame speeches, the frustrating TV debates, David Starkey…. I’ve even had recurring images of the intro to Shameless… the burning car, the estate… and philosophical Frank ‘avin’ a “Paaaaarty!” I’m tired of them all. … Continue reading

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