How To Be Legendary: A Lesson from The Femme Fatales

“You can’t be afraid to say your own name in the same breath as legends.” We were in a crowd of people at a party when she said that to me, and something about it struck me. What makes a “legend”? What makes us “legendary”? I looked to some of my ghostly screen mothers for […]

 
 

How Dangerous Are You? Top 3 Tips from Femme Fatales

She was unapologetic for who she was. She walked slowly and deliberately into a room like she belonged there. She looked people in the eye when she spoke, and didn’t veer away. She held her own – in the way she carried herself and the way she handled herself with others. I found Ava Gardner […]

 
 

3 Secret Tips on How To Own a Room

She. Everything in the room belonged to her. Even the cigarette in his mouth. Watch Marlene Dietrich own. 1,000 0f the 16,047 views that video has logged are probably from me. As I was getting up the courage to enter the Temple of Burlesque, I re-played that clip over and over. What was she doing […]

 
 

Things I Think About Thursday: How Danger Dame was Born

The huge false eyelashes. I wear them every single day. Even on days like today when I’m wearing pants covered in paint, a nasty ripped and tied back together t-shirt and I have black tile grout staining the half moon circles of my fingernails.  They are ON. If I’m not seeing a single person during […]