Find out which prayers Marilyn marked as “skip.”
60 years after the original film’s premiere, “Some Like it Hot” will come to Broadway.
“The screen star, who is 30 years old, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist, who is 40, were married at 7:21 P.M. by Judge Seymour Robinowitz.”
If you have a cool $6.9 million and want to own a piece of Hollywood history, listen up.
At the Jewish Museum’s “Becoming Jewish: Warhol’s Liz & Marilyn” exhibit September 24 pre-opening reception a woman looking at Monroe’s conversion document exclaimed: “I knew Elizabeth converted but I didn’t know Marilyn Monroe did too!”
A new exhibit at New York City’s Jewish Museum explores the contrast between the two superstars’ private identities and their public personas, iconically captured by Andy Warhol.
Marilyn Monroe married playwright Arthur Miller in 1956. But a newly uncovered document reveals the FBI suspected the Jewish wedding was a cover-up for the scribe’s Communist activities.
The New York Times recently confirmed what I had been starting to suspect. Marilyn is back.
The fascination with the 20th century’s unsurpassed brain, Albert Einstein, and starriest sex goddess, Marilyn Monroe, inspired Nicolas Roeg’s 1985 film “Insignificance” and a 2005 optical illusion made at MIT still available on the internet, in which an image of Einstein turns into Marilyn if you back away from the computer screen. Although they never in fact met, let alone melded, what would happen if they did is the basis for a novel, “Albert & Marilyn,” out in February from Les éditions Le Pommier.
Austin Ratner‘s first book, “The Jump Artist,” is the winner of the 2011 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. His blog posts are being featured this week on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog series. For more information on the series, please visit: