“I have a broken toe and I walked here—I break them all the time!” said actress Blythe Danner (a.k.a. Gwyneth Paltrow’s mom), wearing not hideous gladiators but daisy-accented sandals with an elegant white pantsuit at Planned Parenthood’s One Million Strong Cocktail Party on Monday, June 3. She said she would be spending the summer with Read More
Running Time 113 minutes
Directed By Garry Marshall
Written By Mark Andrus
Starring Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman
Jane Fonda can do just about anything, but first you have to give her something to do. A dismal abomination called Georgia Rule gives her nothing more Read More
Where did all the skinny spiral staircases go? That was a time.
How about the silver one in Sunday in New York in 1963 (sing: “Life’s a ball …. Let it fall right in your lap”) that goes up to a sleeping loft in Jane Fonda’s airplane-pilot brother’s 65th Street apartment, where she and Rod Read More
R.W. Apple’s 12/5 memorial service at the Kennedy Center, lately rebroadcast on C-Span, was a good look at the social ways of powerful journalists. Apple seems to have socialized—surprise—on the Democratic lib/left. A eulogist, the powerful corporate lobbyist Anne Wexler, who is married to former NEH boss Joseph Duffey, reminisced about Read More
From: Fonda Communications L.L.C.
To: All members of the media
Re: The Jane Fonda “Stop the War Now” Bus Tour, March 2006.
Dear Editor, Blogger, Journalist, TV Producer or otherwise influential member of the media, including Native American Smoke Signalers:
The Eagles are back. Pink Floyd is back. The Beach Read More
From: Fonda Communications L.L.C. To: All members of the media Re: The Jane Fonda “Stop the War Now” Bus Tour, March 2006. Dear Editor, Blogger, Journalist, TV Producer or otherwise influential member of the media, including Native American Smoke Signalers:
The Eagles are back. Pink Floyd is back. The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson is back. Read More
Jane Fonda makes her first movie in 15 years and gets second billing under Jennifer Lopez? This is how low we’ve sunk. Still, she turns sour grapes into tasty merlot. The movie is forgettable fluff-a thing called Monster-in-Law-but not to worry: There is nothing forgettable about Jane Fonda’s fizzy performance. She walks away with every Read More
My Life So Far, by Jane Fonda. Random House, 600 pages, $26.95.
If ever a novelist was born to review a 600-page autobiography by Jane Fonda, I’m it.
Under any other circumstance, I would hold to the belief that a book review is no place for the first-person pronoun, but these are no ordinary Read More
On an April night in Washington 33 years ago, a tall, slender man in navy combat fatigues tapped me on the shoulder.
I was sitting in a large army tent pitched on the Mall, in the company of a couple of dozen Vietnam vets, one of whom-a bearded, wiry little guy with a terrific sense Read More