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February 20, 2020

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I'm the most beautiful woman in the world. ​​​​​​​​

Before you judge me, know that it's not my assessment, but the collective conclusion of my manicurist, hair stylists, and all the other good people who provide me with their services.

It wasn't always like that. When...

September 9, 2015

        I don't care about cars -- there I said it. When people ask me what car my husband drives, I answer honestly - I don't know ... but it's orange! (Actually more like the burnt umber color of my last year's lipstick ... but try telling that to a man.)...

At 6:30 p.m. every evening, when the young start to figure out who they will hook up with that night, or what the Kimye's are up to, I usually retire to my comfy chair to watch the evening news.

I watch the unfolding stories with some interest, but to be truthful, I rea...

February 11, 2015

Have you ever been in a love triangle?

I don't mean the Love & Peace ones that were so popular in the 60's. I mean the ones where three characters are involved with each other, yet only two have all the fun while the third one is made to feel outnumbered and outmaneuver...

By Tova Laiter

When NFL.com called to invite me to participate in their Varsity Blues: 15 Year Anniversary Show, gushing over its “iconic” stature among football fans, I was once again reminded of the long road for the small movie that could.

First, a 10-y...

July 10, 2014

Ed Limato: A tribute to the iconic agent to the stars

by Tova Laiter

 

“Great legends,” Ed Limato was quoted as saying “are usually people who die young because they didn’t live long enough to spoil their image.”

 

How prescient. Ed Limato, who with his abundant energy and...

July 10, 2014

Hollywood Memoir: A Young Woman's Intro to Filmmaking in The Golden Age

By Tova Laiter

It was 1973 when I arrived in Hollywood with all the usual hopes, dreams, and expectations.

I was producing TV commercials and taking Film Production classes at NYU Extension at night....

June 21, 2014

An old hippy seeker once told me that after investigating all religions and beliefs, he came to the conclusion that life is about the daily struggle within ourselves to conquer our temptations: i.e. to let our better natures overcome our baser instincts... Since I was...

April 8, 2014

On a recent trip to Mexico City, luck struck just when I least expected it.

 

It was a crowded coach flight, but the busy agent at the United Airlines check-in desk suddenly smiled at me and said the magic words: "I gave you the best seat in the house -- exit row"."Why,...

February 11, 2014

Oh, Youth...When everything we tried on fit perfectly and going shopping was easy and fun...When clothes were measured by how much of our lithe young bodies we can show off to the world, or at least to the ogling eyes of the male species: Strapless tops, shorts, mini s...

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