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Brandon Lee, David Schwimmer, Michael Hutchence & The Coppolas Are All Here

Shannon Colleary, wearing little more than a Bob Mackie rhinestone g-string and tiara, gives us a behind-the-scenes look at what it meant to be a struggling actress stage left while Madonna was still vogueing and Sinead O’ Connor hadn’t yet lit the Pope on fire. “Great story. And I too would have been drawn to the somewhat nerdy Jewish guy from acting class who turned out could really dance — rather than the smoldering Raoul who probably had a gold chain around his neck. Awesome.” — Jamie@SouthMaineMuse

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My Night With Michael Hutchence and INXS

I’ve written a book called, Smash, Crash and Burn: Tales From the Edge of Celebrity, which includes the tale of my stint as a Suicide Blonde for Michael Hutchence and INXS. Not since Pamela Des Barres’ I’m With the Band:

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6 Pieces of Advice to my Former Self; An INXS Suicide Blonde

1. Throwing your expensive bachelors degree in journalism out the window to pursue acting despite everyone’s doubts will be the best thing that ever happened to you. (Portraying wild and dangerous characters helps you find your voice) 2. Failing to

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