In Memoriam: China Machado (1928-2016)


China Machado, a true supermodel and fashion icon, has died at the age of 87. You can read more about her at And here’s a recent interview at New York magazine.

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Gene Wilder (1922-2016)


Of course we all loved him in “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (as pictured above!) but my absolute favorite Gene Wilder memory is my earliest one: his appearance as The Fox in “The Little Prince.”

Click here to view a short scene from the film (1974, directed by Stanley Donen and based on the classic story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry).

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Thank you, Mr. Wilder. Farewell.