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“I am not a fan of Meryl Streep. Or I call her, Meryl Creep. I think she’s creepy. Anyway, life is difficult enough without Meryl Streep movies.” – Truman Capote

Gay H’wood

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Gay H’wood

For the nth time, Highspeed goes Hollywood. This time the focus is on gay H’wood, courtesy of, as always, Boze Hadleigh’s “Hollywood Babble On,” under the chapter “Lavender Limelight.”

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Four great actors

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Four great actors

Many columns back, Highspeed quoted Life magazine which named its four greatest actresses of old Hollywood. In the ‘30s, ‘40s, ‘50s, and ‘60s… when as they say movies were movies and stars had faces. Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Bette Davis, and Katharine Hepburn.

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4 greatest actresses

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4 greatest actresses

In the opinion of “Life” magazine, the four greatest actresses of Hollywood’s golden age (‘30s to the ‘50s) are Greta Garbo (Swedish), Marlene Dietrich (German), and two Americans, Bette Davis and Katharine Hepburn.

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Gossipy, bitchy Hollywood

Thanks to Boze Hadleigh’s book, “Hollywood Babble On,” Highspeed gets a taste of gossipy, bitchy Hollywood.

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Most beautiful women of 2016

“Inner confidence. Peace. Kindness. Honesty. A life well lived. Taking on challenges and not feeling shame for things that haven’t gone the way you felt they should have. And not feeling like a failure or allowing people to critique your life and make you feel like you’ve failed at some things. That’s just toxic noise.”

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