The author looks back at the Depression and the brutal poverty he experienced in his youth, and sees how history is repeating itself.
He was such an unknown when he made Midnight Cowboy he did the movie for minimum scale. His pay was so low, in fact, he begged the producers at Gunsmoke to hire him back for one more episode—just so he could pay his bills - click headline
"When I listened to adults talk, I got the idea you're not suppose to like your job," she said. "It had never occurred to me to sing for a living, because I really enjoyed singing." - click headline
Lesley Gore has died at the age of 68. Here is FYI's profile of her from 2008
O’Malley says that the flags had to be entirely “Canadian content,” but the only company that could supply the material had no overtime staff to sew the flags. So she was pressed into service. “My Dad said, ‘I’ll call my daughter. She has a sewing machine.’ He called and said, ‘We’re really in a jam here.’” - click headline