TV: Talking Marilyn Monroe on the Insider

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Marilyn Monroe died 50 years ago last Sunday, and researching this Lonely Planet piece on Marilyn Monroe sites a couple weeks ago, I surprised myself by becoming fascinated. Here was a poor illegitimate girl raised by a dozen sets of foster parents, while her mom live in a mental institution — she dreamed of Hollywood and became the ultimate star. It’s quite a … Continue reading

How to see the Olympics

Watch the latest video at <a href=””></a> I spoke with Jonathan Hunt on on tips on seeing the Olympics, something — to be honest — I’m not sure is worth the price. A flight to Delhi, for the Taj Mahal, is about $100 more from New York this summer. I’d save London for calmer, cheaper times.