Tag: Clara Bow

Past Imperfect – #215

Clara’s Diary: “December 24th, late. So I met this guy. I was at a bar in West Hollywood, that part of town where all the set decorators live. I really only went in there because I really needed to pee. We’d been to the Cocoanut Grove earlier, and […]

Past Imperfect – #570

It was at this precise moment that Clara realized her lover had been cheating on her. It was the same moment when Charles first noticed that his lover sported an unnatural pallor that spoke of midnight resurrections and a possible guest appearance in an Anne Rice novel. One […]

Past Imperfect – #547

Tallulah was thoroughly unimpressed with her assigned role when the cast was announced for the 1925 London premiere of “A Yankee Thanksgiving: This Is What Happens When You Defy a British Monarch and Hop on a Boat Bound for a Colony That Has No Indoor Plumbing”. The play […]

Past Imperfect – #215

Clara’s Diary: “December 24th, late. So I met this guy. I was at a bar in West Hollywood, that part of town where all the set decorators live. I really only went in there because I really needed to pee. We’d been to the Cocoanut Grove earlier, and […]

Past Imperfect – #306

Father: “You’ve disappointed me again, Clara.” Clara: “Whatever could you mean, Father?” Father: “Coming home drunk again, all tarted up and messy.” Clara: “How could you possibly think I was drink?” Father: “”Because you’re talking to the hat rack over there, and I’m over here.” Clara: “Oh. I […]

Past Imperfect – #296

At the start of the photo shoot, Clara had been very excited about being aboard a sailing ship on a beautiful day. The sun was shining, the seagulls were making delightful gull noises, the gently bobbing waves were soothing, and the refreshing salty breeze reminded her of many […]

Past Imperfect – #215

Editor’s Note: I’m 97% certain that this is the last Yuletide post I’ll drag out of the archives this holiday season, but we’ll see. Enjoy… Clara’s Diary: “December 24th, late. So I met this guy. I was at a bar in West Hollywood, that part of town where […]

Past Imperfect – #369

Clara: “See, the door is right there. So I don’t understand why people didn’t show up for my party.” Detective: “Well, I’m not really seeing a door, so maybe your invited guests didn’t either.” Clara: “Oh, don’t be so simple. I designed the entrance to be just like […]

Past Imperfect – #378

Deep in an underground research bunker, because above-ground bunkers are just not as exciting, a conversation is taking place… Historian #1, the guy with the most seniority: “This is an amazing artifact. Where on earth did you manage to find this?” Historian #2, with no seniority at all […]