Author: Sue Bell

Sue Bell is an entertainment writer and author of Backpacked: A mostly true story, Beat Street and When Dreamworks came to Stanley.
met gala vs hunger games
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When the Hunger Games became the Met Gala

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Hunger Games is a successful movie franchise based on the popular book trilogy written by Suzanne…

Mitford sisters
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How the Mitford sisters and the Kardashians reflect their times

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Mitford sisters were wealthy aristocrats from a quirky 20th century English family. The Kardashian/Jenner sisters are…

woman lifting her hand
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What’s popular on Midlifexpress?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Taylor Kitsch is very popular on Midlifexpress this week. Taylor Kitsch: What happened to your career? asks…

photo of person wearing costume
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Pennywise vs The Joker for best killer clown

Reading Time: < 1 minute Coulrophobia is an irrational fear of clowns. With the release of IT Chapter 2 and The Joker…

Abba vs Fleetwood Mac
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The best breakup songs: Abba vs Fleetwood Mac

Reading Time: 2 minutes You’d think pop darlings ABBA would have little in common with American rockers Fleetwood Mac. Abba was…

90s on high rotation
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The 1990s on high rotation

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the early 90s I worked at Music Television (MTV) in London.  We had huge televisions bolted above…

Voltaire Quote
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Voltaire salutes you, Pamela Anderson

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dear Pamela Anderson, The French writer Voltaire once noted that “A woman cultivates her mind when her…

Marcus Aurelius
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The Marcus Aurelius guide to success

Reading Time: 2 minutes Marcus Aurelius was a Roman emperor. If you’ve seen the film Gladiator, you might remember Aurelius (Richard…