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Culture, The Exhibitionist History Overlooked: Actress Hedy Lamarr Helped Invent Valuable Radio Technology

History Overlooked: Actress Hedy Lamarr Helped Invent Valuable Radio Technology

Hedy Lamarr may be best remembered as the glamorous, scandal-plagued star of such hits as White Cargo and Samson and Delilah. But there's a largely forgotten aspect to Lamarr's life that's much more compelling: The Austrian-born actress, alongside avant-garde composer…
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Calendar, Night&Day Obscured by Fame

Obscured by Fame

Hedy Lamarr may be best remembered as the glamorous, scandal-plagued star of such hits as White Cargo and Samson and Delilah. But there’s a largely forgotten aspect to Lamarr’s life that’s much more compelling: The Austrian-born actress, alongside avant-garde composer…
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Calendar, Night&Day Goodness Gracious

Goodness Gracious

It takes a lot of balls to light your tits on fire. Angel Cecelia Helene Walker, better known as Satan’s Angel, has done it approximately 25,000 times over the last 40 years. Born in San Francisco to a devout Catholic…
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Film, Reel World

Reel World

Gattica Resplendent in a red gown and black wig, Tilda Swinton looks more than a little like a 21st-century Hedy Lamarr. She extends her hand in greeting, showing off the scarlet, squared-off fingernails her character plugs into phone jacks for…
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Factory Footage Captures Pop Life

"Resurrection" doesn't quite capture it; excavation might be a more appropriate word. Cinematheque's "Pop Resurrection: A Warhol Weekend" consists of four choice entries from the staggering 4,000 films (the most recent estimate) made by the true King of Pop during…
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