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Entries from December 2008

This Distracted Globe is da bomb: January 1 – 31, 2009

December 28th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Throughout the month of January, I’ll be opening the books on ten of the biggest box office disasters in Hollywood history. I’m calling this series VIVA DESASTRE! Which of these turkeys deserved a taxpayer bailout? Which deserved a blindfold, a cigarette and a drum roll? Tune in beginning Thursday, January 1 at 7pm PST to […]

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Patricia Clarkson

December 28th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Patricia Clarkson was born December 29, 1959 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her father was an administrator for Louisiana State University School of Medicine, her mother Jackie Clarkson a New Orleans city councilwoman and later, state legislator. The youngest of five girls all less than eighteen months apart, Clarkson was thirteen years old when her fuse […]

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Daryl Hannah

December 2nd, 2008 · 5 Comments

Daryl Hannah was born December 3, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois. Her father owned a barge building company and her mother was a schoolteacher. In an interview with the L.A. Times in 2006, Hannah recalled her early childhood by stating, “I had a normal city kid’s life. In the summers, which was sort of my saving […]

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