State of the Blog: September 2013

August was a great month of blogging, particularly due to the TCM SUTS blogathon hosted by our pals Jill and Michael. Between the four of us, the True Classics crew was able to contribute seven posts to the blogathon (plus two more from Brandie over at The Moviola). Kudos to Jill and Michael (can we…

And we have a winner!

Many thanks to everyone who entered our giveaway this week! We’ve drawn a name from our handy-dandy hat (literally), and the winner of a brand-spanking-new copy of Mary Wickes: I Know I’ve Seen That Face Before by Steve Taravella is … Aurora of Once Upon a Screen! Aurora, per the rules of the giveaway, you…

Win a copy of the new Mary Wickes biography!

Last week, we raved about the new biography on Mary Wickes, I Know I’ve Seen That Face Before (University Press of Mississippi, 2013). And now’s your chance to win a copy of this wonderful book! Author Steve Taravella has graciously contributed a copy of I Know I’ve Seen That Face Before for this contest, to be given to one…

Coming Attractions and General Blog Happenings

And now, in the latest edition of “blogging news you can use”: There are two upcoming blogathons that we will be participating in that we want to bring to your attention (that is, if you haven’t already heard about them/signed up for them). First, as we mentioned earlier this month, the TCM Summer Under the…

State of the Blog: July 2013

Another month come and gone … it was a big one ’round these parts, and July promises many more happenings to come, so let’s get to it. Movie Memories 2.0 We offer our sincerest thanks to all of the wonderful writers who contributed to our second annual “Movie Memories” event! Circumstances dictated that this year’s…

State of the Blog: June 2013

Weeeeeeeee’re baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack! (Yes, for real.) There’s quite a bit of happenings going on ’round these parts and all over the classic movie blogging sphere, so let’s get right down to it. Movie Memories 2: Electric Boogaloo (Or … something like that.) Throughout the month of June, we will again delve into the well of memory,…

Hiatus, part two.

This is not the kind of post I ever wanted to write on this blog. Hell. This is not the kind of news I ever wanted to receive, or have to share with anyone. And I debated a long time about even writing this post, because it is a difficult subject. Scratch that–it’s a shitty,…