Tag Archive: Cultural History

How Norma Became Marilyn

Posted on October 1, 2020 3:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Charles Casillo

In this excerpt from his ground-breaking biography, Charles Casillo explores how the actions of one army photographer sparked the transition of Norma Jeane into Marilyn Monroe.

Monroe photographed arriving at Ciro’s nightclub for a soirée celebrating Louella… Read the article

A Window into the Past

Posted on May 26, 2020 12:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Jane K. Cleland

If you want to know about a society’s values, mores, and conventions, look to the decorative elements common during that era. Join Novelist Jane K. Cleland as she reflects on different objects from the past to … Read the article