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You’ve found Shannon Bradley-Colleary’s blog! Her Books are HERE. Her script, “To The Stars” is now a film directed by Martha Stephens! It premiered at The Sundance Film Festival in 2019 and internationally at The Karlovy Vary Festival in the Czech Republic. Samuel Goldwyn acquired us for a 2020 release. Stay tuned.



True Hollywood Tales

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

Just when you thought the late-80s and early-90s were over. Shannon Colleary, wearing little more than a Bob Mackie rhinestone

How Annette Bening Is Dangerously Radical

As I watched Bening portray Dorothea Fields in “20th Century Women,” (which should finally be her Oscar-winning role) a fresh, radical idea came to me …

The Effects of Divorce on Children: How My Parents’ Divorce Turned Me Into Jason Bourne

I Always Thought I’d Make a Good Spy. Like Jason Bourne, I’d speak fluent English, French, Russian, Dutch, German, Swedish,

Kids & Parents

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Parents Be Aware: How Teen Drug Use Can Morph into Mental Illness

The Harrowing Merry-Go-Round of Mental Illness and Addiction Everyone has some degree of mental illness and addiction. Maybe you’re addicted

How My Grandma Took a Stand & Decided to Leave Her Church of 40 Years

This Story Is in Honor of National Grandparents Day & LBGT Rights In 1988 at the height of the AIDs

How to Change Careers in Midlife (My First Interview!! – Video)

Hello Beauties — I’ve shot and edited my first interview with dear friend Jeannine Chanin Penn, who has decided her

The Littlest Members of Women’s March Los Angeles Take on Donald Trump’s Misogyny

“Donald Trump on Women” gets 10k searches a day. Here’s why: Regarding the Women’s March in Los Angeles the Facebook

This Is the Sneaky, Self-Discombobulating Trait I’m Giving Up in 2017

What follows are three instances where my sneaky trait got me in trouble. See if you can guess what it

Love & Sex

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When You’re Addicted to a Person, Embrace THIS to Break Free!

What Follows Is a Counter-Intuitive Approach to Stop Being Addicted to a Person Who Makes You Miserable I used to

In Love, You Might Not Always Get What You Want; But Here’s a Quick Hack to Get What You Need …

When we’re in “LOVE” with someone who consistently breaks our hearts … … and we stop to think about what

Does Amy Schumer Need Sex Rehab? And Are You Having Sex for the Right Reasons?

Ladies, I recently read Amy Schumer’s hilarious memoir, The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo, which made me realize that when

Body & Soul

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4 Ways “The Law of Attraction” from that Infernal Book, “The Secret,” Screws Up Your Life!

What is The Law of Attraction? Thought leader and cherubic badass Mark Manson defines it thusly: “Essentially, The Law of Attraction states

Do You Have a Fear of Happiness That’s Keeping It Away? Find Out Now!

You Might Be Blocking Happiness and Not Even Know It! If you were raised in an unpredictable, volatile or drug-and-alcohol

One Simple Practice to Cut Through a Lifetime of Pain

It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day … Breathwork Meditation & a Heretic Healer on tap. If you’re anxious,

Beauty, Buy & Bites

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It’s an Epidemic! The Insidious Habit That Keeps You Feeling Like Crap!

I Did It Too! How To Change Bad Mental Habits! I always thought if I could just get a screenplay

Does This Woman Look Trustworthy? (Video by Austin Sabado)

Hello Ninjas — I’m typing this while wearing nothing but stilettos and a smile … okay, I’m in my pajamas

Learn the Secrets to Korean Beauty From a Bonafide Rock Star! (Girl Band Nylon Pink)

Being an ordinary, humdrum white woman I tend to romanticize people of color and their culture. My black friend Lue


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5 Things to Do in Cabo. Unless You Want to Survive!

Be warned. These “5 Things to Do in Cabo” might render you a pariah to the indigenous folk, your family

The Lengths I’ll Go to Try to Impress You (& be of service)

I like to brag. And every now and them I’m a cowgirl who’s all hat and no cattle. But I

My 74-Year-Old Mother Takes on Ecuador (The Galapagos MisAdventure)

Her Hillside Train Both Hit a Car and Derailed!! She took it all in stride … Kathy Bart is guest