Daughter To Show Joan Crawford's Naked Home Videos

Not content with simply making her mother's name synonymous with bad parenting, Christina Crawford is developing a one-woman show in which she she'll share new details about her family — including never-before-seen home videos of a nude Joan Crawford. The play, which is titled Surviving Mommie Dearest, is based on her… » 9/15/11 9:33pm 9/15/11 9:33pm

Susanna Sonnenberg Adds Another Chapter To The Unhinged Mother Canon

In today's New York Times, famously-scurrilous book critic Michiko Kakutani gives a rave review to Her Last Death, Susanna Sonnenberg's debut memoir about her totally batshit mother, "Daphne." While Sonnenberg's mom "possessed a magical charm and a contagious, manic enthusiasm, especially in...her… » 12/21/07 3:00pm 12/21/07 3:00pm