Category Archives: Beauty

I LOVE BRIGITTE: a collection of short stories by Peter Nolan Smith

The Cote d’Azur stretching along the Mediterranean from Ventimiglia to St. Tropez has been populated since before the Bronze Age, but the French actress Brigitte Bardot renewed interest in the Riviera with her debut appearance as a sultry teenager in the 1956 film ET DIEU…CREA LA FEMME. That summer the blonde sensation adorned every magazine […]

A SMALL FISH by Peter Nolan Smith

The Cote d’Azur stretching along the Mediterranean from Ventimiglia to St. Tropez has been populated since before the Bronze Age, but the French actress Brigitte Bardot renewed interest in the Riviera with her debut appearance as a sultry teenager in the 1956 film ET DIEU…CREA LA FEMME. That summer the blonde sensation adorned every magazine […]

Brigitte Bardot you bet I would

And I would have loved to drive that car. Probably more than Brigitte Bardot. But driving both? Someone had to have done it.

BRIGITTE IS NEVER OLD by Peter Nolan Smith

Four years ago I returned to New York after a long time in Thailand. Culture shock has been minimized by my refusal to leave my landlord’s $2 million Ft. Greene brownstone, however after a week I had acclimatized to fat people with loud voices, young people walking with cellphones in their hands, and the lack […]

Mr. Wonderful And Race

The only way to cure racism is love. And lots of it. Sammie Davis Jr. knew the antidote and he lived in lynching days. Marilyn Monroe was his friend and acted as a beard for his relationship with Kim Novak. Their affair almost got him killed by the orders of Herbert Cohn, a gangster Hollywood […]