What A Dump! Bette Davis as “The Decorator”

My friend Michael J Lee, a fantastic photographer, sent over the link to this hysterical 1965 television pilot of Bette Davis as “The Decorator”. This was an early Aaron Spelling (Dynasty!) project. Too funny! Sitcom veteran Mary Wickes plays the long suffering, wise cracking, assistant. Best line: “Don’t be absurd! Everyone needs a decorator!” [cue … Read more

Travel Tuesday: Paris!

Yesterday, we toured the spectacular Paris Opera house. Of course, we’re now tired and need a place to put up our feet and relax. And this being Paris… well, there are one or two hotels that fit the bill!I stayed at the Hotel Scribe, which is right next to the Opera House, last year when … Read more

Changes at Elle Decor & Metropolitan Home

Hachette Filipacchi Media announced today that they are making changes to their publishing empire. And no, it doesn’t mean the mags are closing (unlike Domino, et. al). According to their press release this change represents “a dynamic new structure to promote growth for the future by creating brand groups centered around the women’s titles, each … Read more