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George Christy Talks About Gypsy Rose Lee, Doris Day, Jennifer Lopez, World of Dance and more

Jennifer Lopez during NBC’s World Of Dance held at NBC Universal Lot After college, Uncle Sam trumpeted his bugle for our three years of army service. Where we joined the dozen soldiers integrating a black battalion, since our 201 files showed not a whit of prejudice.  And where, sadly, we all lost our hair wearing those heavy steel helmets.  Wives and girlfriends complained, but the commanding officer shouted, “Shut up … you’re in the army now!” 5:10 pm Read More

George Christy Talks About Madelyn and Pete Hammond, Holiday Greetings and more

This year’s Holiday Greeting, inspired by 1961’s West Side Story, from Madelyn and Pete Hammond is another collector’s item for the 1000 lucky folks on their mailing list. A unique treat at this time of year is finding the holiday greetings from Madelyn and Pete Hammond in our mailbox.  Madelyn’s the entertaining industry’s marketing wizard and Pete’s the chief film critic and columnist for Deadline Hollywood.  For many past Decembers, they’ve powered their creative guns for clever spoofs of the movie posters of fun or favorite films. 4:47 pm Read More

George Christy Talks About Radhika Jones, Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter and more

Zoe Kazan attended the 21st Annual Hollywood Film Awards  at The Beverly Hilton Hotel Every brouhaha has a back story.  As does Graydon Carter’s sudden departure in September after 25 years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair of the Conde Nast empire.  Unexpected.  Leaving behind a job paying a yearly salary of $3 million, plus expenses.  All deserving, considering the stress and pressure of sleepless nights creating new ideas, overseeing an enormous staff while creating  monthly issues that stir drumbeats around the world and sell off the newsstands. 6:01 pm Read More

Cocktail Party Jazz

Lynn von Kersting The Ivy’s Lynn von Kersting has produced her first album, Summer Nights On The Rocks.  She sings favorites by Steeley Dan and others.  The album was recoreded at her Luxe estate, Villa Abbondaza, in West Hollywood that formerly belonged to director George Cukor. 6:00 pm Read More

Longtime Friends

The Beverly Hills Courier’s George Christy revisited with Catherine Bach The Beverly Hills Courier’s George Christy revisited with Catherine Bach (The Dukes of Hazard) during the launch party hosted by Susie and Brad Krevoy at their estate for Leila Jeffrey’s Birdland.  Guests included Colleen and Bradlee Bell, Lauralee Bell, and more. 5:29 pm Read More