Marlon Brando and His Influence on Pop Culture

Marlon Brando and His Influence on Pop Culture

From “A Streetcar Named Desire” to “The Godfather,” Marlon Brando’s big screen performances has been epic. Brando is considered one of the top five greatest screen legends by the American Film Institute, and one of the 100 Persons of the Century by Time magazine, making him a true cultural icon. As a … Read more

Marilyn Monroe: A Pop Culture Phenomenon

A portrait of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe passed away more than half a century ago, but her legend lives on. Her murky death remains one of Hollywood’s most tantalizing mysteries, but her star power still shines even after her short life.  Eleven years after she died, Elton John sang to her an ode, saying “Your candle burned … Read more

Thea Americn Sportsman: A Pioneer Reality TV Series

Friends What Made the TV Show So Popular

The American Sportsman is a television series that aired on ABC from 1965 to 1986 every Sunday afternoon. It’s one of the earliest reality series in American television, and one of the first hunting and fishing shows with celebrity guests This show presented filmed highlights of the program’s hosts and celebrities participating … Read more

Did Marilyn Monroe Do TV Commercials?

Marilyn Monroe’s profile in black and white

Marilyn Monroe’s childhood and early life Only a few people, perhaps her colleagues, friends, family, and fans, knew her real name, Norma Jeane Mortenson. Marilyn Monroe was undeniably one of American showbiz’s most beautiful faces and starred in many commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s. She also became a prominent sex … Read more