Journalist Prue Clarke and New Narratives
The Saturday Paper (subscription)
Her mother, Penelope Plummer, was Australia's first Miss World, in 1968, and The Daily Telegraph considered Prue's birthday worthy of the front page. At school, she found fame a mixed blessing – “She's Miss World. How come you turned out like that?
Half-Indian Beauty Queen, Priyanka Yoshikawa, Crowned Miss Japan 2016 To Mixed Reviews
Huffington Post Canada
A half-Indian beauty queen with an elephant trainer's licence was crowned Miss Japan on Monday, striking a fresh blow for racial equality. Priyanka Yoshikawa's tearful victory comes a year after Ariana Miyamoto faced an ugly backlash for becoming the ...
Early Oscar Predictions in an Unsettled Year
In the latter category, you've got four-time nominee Annette Bening, who gives a very buzzy performance as the unconventional matriarch in 20th Century Women from writer-director Mike Mills, who directed Christopher Plummer to Oscar glory with ...
5 Things I Love: Michelle Plummer
Michelle Plummer, a chef and registered dietitian, is ready to spend the next 17 days cooking up thousands of grilled cheese sandwiches as manager of American Dairy Association Indiana's Dairy Bar at the Indiana State Fair. The dairy bar is the round ...