The point is, loneliness breeds loneliness and the seeds of lasting estrangement sprouted during this historic trial. Continue reading Vanderbilt v. Whitney Trial: Gloria, Sr. Takes the stand and collapses, 10/29 – 11/2, 1934
Gloria Laura Vanderbilt collapses again. Little Gloria tells the judge her preferred custodian. Gertrude Whitney is silently accused of salacious conduct herself, by innuendo. Thelma Furness gives an impassioned defense of her sister. Continue reading Vanderbilt Custody Trial Week Four: October 23 to October 28, 1934
Police bonded with Laundrie like he was “bro” and she was “psycho”. Continue reading Gabby Petito, the Police and the Public
Little Gloria receives a threatening note. Big Gloria collapses. A settlement offer falls through. Start week 4 in the Vanderbilt v. Whitney custody trial Continue reading Vanderbilt v. Whitney Trial, Week Four, October 1934
Maskless Oscar De La Hoya shakes hands with fans at the Hollywood Bowl days before being hospitalized with Covid Continue reading Oscar De La Hoya Spreading Cheer and Covid Germs Days Before his Hospitalization
In modern society, we lose sight of how many workers were killed because of unsafe and abusive working conditions. Yes, we’ve heard the horrors about the coal mines that caved in. There are even songs about them, like Big Bad John. But what about the Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911, an industrial disaster which killed 123 women and 23 men, many of whom jumped to their deaths, because they were trapped in a burning building with no means of escape. Where’s that song? Continue reading What is Labor Day?
Third week of the Gloria Vanderbilt custody trial ends with a heart attack. Continue reading Whitney v. Vanderbilt Trial 10/16 to 10/19/1934
Oh, that is nothing unusual to be in one’s pajamas at Biarritz. We seldom wore anything else after returning from bathing. We even had dinner in our pajamas, as everyone else does there. Why, even the nursemaid wore a bathing suit and she wasn’t a fine figure either. Continue reading Gloria Vanderbilt, Sr.’s Posse Arrives in Support