All Things Marilyn

Arts & Culture Podcasts

Lively discussions and debates on any and all topics related to Marilyn Monroe, hosted by Marilyn Monroe historian and collector Scott Fortner, together with author, historian, and founder of LA Woman Tours, Elisa Jordan. Follow us on Instagram: @allthingsmarilynpodcast

Location:

United States

Description:

Lively discussions and debates on any and all topics related to Marilyn Monroe, hosted by Marilyn Monroe historian and collector Scott Fortner, together with author, historian, and founder of LA Woman Tours, Elisa Jordan. Follow us on Instagram: @allthingsmarilynpodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

An Elephant, a Boy, and Marilyn Monroe

12/21/2022
For this episode of All Things Marilyn, we interview Emmy award winning journalist Marvin Scott, who at 15 years of age photographed Marilyn Monroe on March 31, 1955. She was making her first public appearance following her divorce from baseball great Joe DiMaggio. The event was a charity opening of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Listen as Mr. Scott tells us how he gained access to the event and what it was like to be there. Also,...

Duration:00:25:50

Rewriting History: Marilyn Monroe and Stanley Gifford

11/22/2022
In this episode, we announce and discuss the discovery of an undated get well greeting card to Marilyn Monroe from her father, Stanley Gifford. For years it was believed that Gifford was her father, and it was proven definitively through DNA testing earlier this year. However, there was never any evidence that father and daughter had any kind of relationship. The discovery of this greeting card rewrites history. There was indeed some kind of personal relationship between them, and this card...

Duration:00:35:34

The True Story of Marilyn Monroe, Ella Fitzgerald, and the Mocambo Club

10/31/2022
It’s been widely reported that Marilyn Monroe catapulted jazz great Ella Fitzgerald’s career by personally calling the owner of the Mocambo Club in Los Angeles to demand that Ella be booked there. Evidently, Fitzgerald couldn’t get her own gig at the club, and Marilyn promised that if she was booked, Marilyn herself would show up every night and sit in the front row, ensuring massive press for the Mocambo. Even Ella herself has told this story. It’s been used as the storyline for what a...

Duration:00:36:25

Celebrity Makeup Artist Erin Parsons Discusses All Things Marilyn

10/22/2022
On this episode of All Things Marilyn, our very special guest is internationally acclaimed make-up artist Erin Parsons. Erin is one of the industry’s most sought-after makeup artists, doing makeup for the world’s most famous fashion models, including @gigihadid, @bellahadid, @kendalljenner, @gisele, @adrianalima and @emilydidonato. Erin and her work have been featured in Chaos, Harper’s Bazaar, Purple, and V Magazine, along with the American, British, Italian and Japanese editions of Vogue....

Duration:00:50:23

Myths, Mysteries and Facts about 12305 Fifth Helena Drive: Marilyn Monroe’s Final Home

10/15/2022
All Things Marilyn is pleased to present our next episode, which focuses on Marilyn’s final home, located at 12305 Fifth Helena Drive in Brentwood, California, an exclusive suburban neighborhood in the Westside region of Los Angeles. In this podcast, we review the story of Marilyn purchasing what would become the first and only home she’d ever own by herself at the age of 35: We also dive into some of the persistent rumors that have surfaced over the years following her untimely death in...

Duration:00:50:52

Marilyn's Childhood Idol Jean Harlow, The Original Platinum Blonde, with Guest Darrell Rooney, Co-Author of "Harlow in Hollywood"

10/10/2022
We’re going back to Marilyn’s Hollywood roots with our first guest on the All Things Marilyn podcast. We're thrilled to interview Jean Harlow author, historian and collector Darrell Rooney. Marilyn even collected Jean Harlow memorabilia! As a child, young Norma Jeane gathered cigarette cards with photos of movie stars from the golden age of Hollywood. She saved them in an album issued by John Player & Sons tobacco company. Celebrities included in the album are Jean Harlow, Clark Gable,...

Duration:00:44:00

Blonde: Likes, Dislikes, and Fact vs. Fiction

10/4/2022
Trigger Warning: In this podcast, issues of rape, sexual violence and abuse, abortion and other topics of a sensitive nature are discussed. All Things Marilyn hosts Scott Fortner and Elisa Jordan share their thoughts and feedback on the new Netflix film Blonde, a fictional story based on the Joyce Carol Oates novel of the same name. What did we like? What did we dislike? What’s true and what’s fiction? Tune in to find out all the details. Follow us on Instagram! ATM Podcast:...

Duration:00:34:54

All Things Marilyn IntroCast

10/3/2022
We’re excited to post our IntroCast! Get to know your hosts for All Things Marilyn, Scott Fortner and Elisa Jordan. How did we meet? When did we first discover Marilyn? Why are we launching a podcast? What are some of the experiences we’ve had through Marilyn? Listen and find out! Stay tuned for our next episode: Our take on the new Netflix film Blonde. Follow us on Instagram! ATM Podcast: @allthingsmarilynpodcast Scott @marilynmonroecollection Elisa @la_woman_tours Credits Artwork by...

Duration:00:39:52

Announcing All Things Marilyn

9/27/2022
Coming Soon! A new podcast about Marilyn Monroe! Join Marilyn Monroe historian and collector Scott Fortner, together with author, historian and founder of LA Woman Tours, Elisa Jordan, for "All Things Marilyn." Topics discussed will focus on any and all things related to Marilyn, including her life, career, celebrity, and legend. Scott and Elisa will be joined by special guests who also share a passion for Marilyn. Be sure to follow our channel, and stay tuned for our introductory episode....

Duration:00:00:45