Who could resist cheering for Jayne Mansfield — the punk Marilyn Monroe and the ultimate atomic-era sex-positive kitten-gone-berserk — as she navigates the cultural and spiritual landscape of a quickly changing world? Welcome to Mansfield 66/67, a true story based on rumor and hearsay, where classic documentary interviews and archival materials are blended with dance […]
There are tens of thousands of photographs of Marilyn Monroe in existence, from Hollywood studio stills to candid pictures snapped on the streets of New York. Many of the best-known were taken by the definitive photographers of our time. Show More Summary
Eve Arnold photographed everybody from Queen Elizabeth to Malcolm X and published great books on China, Russia and America. But despite her varied, serious, award-winning accomplishments, Eve became best known as one of the most loyal and affectionate chroniclers of Marilyn Monroe. Show More Summary
Spend too much money on sparkly things that promise to make you feel beautiful. Buy red lipstick even thought it doesn't make you look like Marilyn Monroe. Buy more highlighters because no one will know you're suffering if you're glowing and shining right?
Marilyn Monroe is a legend and while she is best known for being a blonde bombshell, she was actually quite a talented actress and singer with a hefty film resume. Vulture took the time to rank all of her almost 30 movies from worst to best along with their reasons for their rankings. Show More Summary
Robin Wright on synesthesia and how research into the condition has led to a broad reconsideration of perception in general.
This is the first in a Vulture series of classic Hollywood rankings. ... More »
You might not want to know the answer to the test, but you should take it anyway. Play the video, and an image will appear - you'll see either Marilyn Monroe or Albert Einstein. We won't tell you what each answer means till the end,Show More Summary
Courtney Stodden -- depending on who you ask, she's either a modern day Marilyn Monroe or a real-life Jessica Rabbit, and possibly both. After six years of marriage, Courtney Stodden and Doug Hutchison have split and are in the process of divorcing. Show More Summary
We already know how Marilyn Monroe, born Norma Jeane Mortenson, came up with her stage name — “Marilyn” was from Marilyn Miller, and “Monroe” was her mother’s maiden name. But why was she named “Norma Jeane” as a baby? In 1922, her mother Gladys, originally from California, moved to Kentucky to try to get her […]
Monroe had wanted a baby more than anything in the world, but that joy was denied her. She had three miscarriages prior to losing this baby, all of which played out in the public eye.The shots were taken by her friend Frieda Hull onShow More Summary
Truth Gundlach strikes again; Leon Cooperman has some strong words for Bill Ackman; Trump is worth $2 billion to Twitter; Marilyn Monroe sex dolls are not kosher; and more.
'River of No Return' is a 1954 American Western film directed by Otto Preminger and starring Robert Mitchum and Marilyn Monroe. The screenplay by Frank Fenton is based on a story by Louis Lantz, who borrowed his premise from the 1948 Italian film The Bicycle Thief. Show More Summary
A photographer proves that in with a little digital trickery, you can be whoever you want.
Looking back on an underseen gem. Read more...
After purchasing the dress at auction for a purse-emptying $4.8 million, the Ripley's Believe It Or Not museum in San Francisco now has Marilyn Monroe's iconic 'Happy Birthday Mr. President' dress on display. The dress, worn by Marilyn...Show More Summary
Before she dyed her hair platinum. Before she married for the first time. Before she changed her name to something a bit more catchy, Norma Jeane Baker took a selfie. The young bombshell snapped this self-portrait at a photo booth circa 1940, donning a hounds-tooth jacket, plaid shirt and a wide-brimmed hat. Show More Summary
Newsweek published this story under the headline “Marilyn: The 24-Year Itch” on November 10, 1986. In light of the 55th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death, Newsweek is republishing the story. Marilyn. No one ever asks, Marilyn who? From the breathy, near-sighted Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen...
"Somehow, Marilyn Monroe belongs to another age. Death has enhanced her memory."
"Her allure was part erotic and part comic, quickened by an air of sad vulnerability, a combination that enraptured millions of moviegoers."