joan crawford


V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014
Ken Ansloan as Joan Crawford
Photos by Russell Maynor

Art Theater Preview

Mommie Dearest She Ain’t

The life and times of screen legend Joan Crawford get a drag makeover

The latest show by Albuquerque’s popular drag troupe The Dolls pays tribute to a complicated star, her fabulous wardrobe and her incredible career.
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V.21 No.8 | 2/23/2012
Cookbook author and former “Daily Show” film critic Frank DeCaro knows how to handle a leading lady’s buns.
Courtesy of HCI Books

Eating In

Hollywood Helper

Make dead celebs’ dishes the life of your Oscar party

Liberace’s sticky buns. That’s Frank DeCaro’s favorite recipe in his freshly published Dead Celebrity Cookbook (HCI Books, $19.95), and the reason has nothing to do with taste—although DeCaro says the packaged crescent rolls doused in rum, butter and enough seasoning to spice a pumpkin pie are dangerously delicious. “It just kills me,” says the Sirius Radio talk show host and former “Daily Show” film critic, “but only if he’s in on the joke. If he’s not in on the joke, it’s just sad.”