A Tale of Two Aries – The Fictitious Legends behind the Lives of Clyde Barrow & Roscoe Arbuckle

A Tale of Two Aries: The Fictitious Legends behind the Lives of Clyde Barrow & Roscoe Arbuckle by Brad Kronen March 24th. A date of birth shared by two famous personalities your author has previously written about and whose histories he has extensively researched. March 24th is the birthday of one Clyde Barrow, leader of […]

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Remembering Fatty Arbuckle: Looking back before Venturing forward towards a Gender Balanced World – Part II

  Remembering Fatty Arbuckle: Looking back before Venturing forward towards a Gender Balanced World Part II by Brad Kronen Part II – The Astrological Arbuckle People, it ain’t easy being funny. When one is deemed to be funny, there is an unspoken rule for that person to ALWAYS be as such, regardless of whatever hardships […]

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Remembering Fatty Arbuckle: Looking back before Venturing forward towards a Gender Balanced World – Part I

The bigger than life obese man with the baby’s face who performed slapstick comedy with the agility of a seasoned acrobat was Hollywood’s biggest star throughout the 1910’s and by 1920 was Tinsel Town’s highest paid actor when Arbuckle signed a contract with Paramount Pictures for $1 million which equals to roughly $14 million today.

The comedian who could make audiences roar with laughter by doing something as menial as eating from a bowl of spaghetti seemingly had the Midas touch where anything involving the one and only Fatty Arbuckle drew box office gold.

But all of that came to an abrupt end at a chic hotel in San Francisco during the first week of September in 1921.

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