We’ve all dreamed big, but promising a celebrity will show up at your prom is a recipe for a hefty dose of peer ridicule.
This is compounded when I start worrying about how the author would feel if he or she read my review, and when the author has expressed some level of fragility already, I don't really know what to do. For some weird reason I just figured her life was pretty much like Marcia Brady’s but it turned out to be the complete opposite.
If you’re the kind of girl who digs mystery and craves excitement, you’d beter hold on to your stack of Jackson 5 LPs – cos you’re about to get the low-down on that super talented J5er Michael Jackson and life he leads off stage and away from the TV cameras and recording studios!
THE WATCHDOGS: More than one of every three Chicago city workers made $100,000 or more last year — including 36 who topped Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s $216,210 pay.
The list includes an ex-cop who cashed in on owed comp time to get $252,482.63 — three years after retiring. By “I think we’re on the verge of what is largely good education funding reform,” the governor told a chamber of commerce in Williamson County.
Cardinal Blase Cupich on faith: “Some of the greatest Christians I know are people who don’t actually have a kind of faith system that they believe in.
The oldest and iconic Brady Bunch sister has hit the big 6-0 and we’re still talking about Marcia, Marcia, Marcia. Here are a few legendary life lessons from Marcia Brady aka Maureen Mc Cormick…. You may be pegged a “cool girl”, but resting on your looks and the adoration of others doesn’t lend itself to great character development. He played Friedrich Von Trapp Listen to my interview with Nicholas Hammond here or on It takes a lot to rock bellbottoms. But what viewers didn't know about the always-sunny, perfect Marcia was that offscreen, her real-life counterpart, Maureen Mc Cormick, the young actress who portrayed her, was living a very different—and not-so-wonderful—life.You, my dear and lucky readers, are about to see this sort of discomfort first-h Occasionally, I read a book that I'm not wild about or that I don't quite "get", and then I find myself writing negative reviews and feeling a bit overcritical - like I think I would do SO MUCH BETTER at writing a book. As someone who would love to weigh 150 again, F you, Maureen.) Her mother died. It starts out with some very horrib As a lover of the tv show The Brady Bunch I really wanted to read Maureen Mc Cormick’s memoir. Moving from drug dens on Wonderland Avenue to wild parties at the Playboy mansion and exotic escapades on the beaches of Hawaii, this candid, hard-hitting memoir exposes a side of a beloved pop-culture icon the paparazzi missed. After kicking her drug habit, Maureen battled depression, reconnected with her mother, whom she nursed through the end of her life, and then found herself in a pitched battle for her family in which she ultimately triumphed. UPDATE: I'm on page 66, and it's crystal clear that Marcia Brady and Maureen Mc Cormick are not the same person. Did she mention how hard it is to overcome a cocaine addiction? And now, I will resume feeling guilty for writing mean things about a book written by someone who really cares what people think of her. As a lover of the tv show The Brady Bunch I really wanted to read Maureen Mc Cormick’s memoir. With poignancy and candor, she reveals the lifelong friendships, the hurtful jealousies, the offscreen romance, the loving support her television family provided during a life-or-death moment, and the inconsolable loss of a man who had been a second father. Haunted by the perfection of her television alter ego, Maureen landed on the dark side, caught up in a fast-paced, drug-fueled, star-studded Hollywood existence that ultimately led to the biggest battle of her life.We’ll never know, but I bet Jan would say everyone knew it would work out perfectly for Marcia, Marcia, Marcia. The host of the showbiz podcast Whine At 9, Nancy digs a little deeper as she chats with fascinating celebrities and industry insiders.