Barbara Stanwyck and Madonna get what they want. These stars outshine most of their famous contemporaries because they will themselves to be the most desirable, intelligent, and unruly women of their respective eras. They convince audiences with strong actions that their high self-confidences and healthy self-esteems are justified, and, as a result of their poise, we believe in them, identify with them, and admire their spunk.
Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977. I remember it like it was yesterday. It was my 8th day of Air Force Basic Training. I returned to the dormitory with some other trainees and we saw several of the members … Read more