Thursday, June 29, 2023

Truth to Power

I move forward from the years of abuse hurled at Renato and I by those cultists who have made little effort to hide their hatred of all the truth we told and continue to tell about Rudolph Valentino and Natacha Rambova.

The personal attacks went on and continue... for decades.... but through it all they failed miserably to tarnish the truth and validity of our work.

It is my wish that people would stand up and call them out for the heavy personal attacks on Renato and on myself and our work. Nevertheless, our work shines through.

Of course it is discouraging they slip by and their deplorable behavior against us goes unpunished. But I move forward with faith and with the hope that even more people will see who they really are and reject them as what they truly are...charlatans and insecure, mean-spirited bullies.

Their gasps of cruel desperation have not gone unnoticed and it is with every ounce of my being I defend us again and again.

Renato Floris and I wrote truth to power and I do so again today. 

Love to you Renato! 💓

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Friday, June 23, 2023

As Many of You Know...

I invite you all to join me on my Patreon account where I post regularly about Rudolph Valentino and Natacha Rambova.

For the minimal subscription rate of five dollars a month, you can leave comments on my posts and engage in exchanges with like minded people. The reason for requiring a subscription?

As many of you know, I used to leave the comment feature open on this blog, but it was wildly abused by those attempting to censor and defame our work. I was spending all day screening a flood of traumatizing comments with no ability to block the few problematic senders.

It was for this reason I sought a social media venue where I could block those abusing the privilege. Patreon is a great place to do so. I post every day or so and just captured my last couple of posts to show you how it goes with my phone. 

Patreon is a new and exciting venue and well run all in all. See you there and look forward to your Rudy and Natacha insights!

I Said Yes

The first night I arrived in Turin on December 3, 2010, in our dream-like apartment Renato draped with strands of twinkling lights.... he presented me with the first of many beautiful rings and asked me to marry him. 

I will do my best to honor his legacy and continue our Valentino and Rambova research. He finished his last book a few days before he passed away and this treasure in Italiano will be out soon. 

Fiat Justitia Ruat Caelum!! Love. love. love. 💓

Thursday, June 22, 2023

What Would He Think?


Rudolph Valentino would be furious with the censorship committed in his name. He was a man who made every effort to embrace all walks of life and freedom of speech and behavior. He was a most modern man.

What would he have to say if he was told that all of the work Renato and I accomplished was being trashed routinely and lied about, shunned and cast aside by greedy collectors who haunt his tomb? 

We told the truth and the truth challenged their thinking and instead of engaging us in intelligent debate, they aggressively attempted to silence us.

I posted a year by year break down of their campaign to prevent you all from enjoying our discoveries on 

I will at some point complete the last few years but our personal life took such a tragic turn it was too much for me to revisit. I think I left off about the time Tracy Terhune converted the unholy blog he ran under my book, Affairs Valentino's title into a very fake and obvious, "Literary Critique". There, he and his partner David Bret unloaded and in their obvious panic they build a monument to their own horrible selves. 

I could not deal but at some point I will. 

Here's to you Rudy and Natacha! And all love and gratitude to you my dearest Renato!!! 💓💓💓

Saturday, June 17, 2023

Mother and Son

A very beautiful photograph of Ada Guglielmi Del Mazzone and Jean Valentino. 


Thursday, June 15, 2023


Sharing a few items from my files....Renato at work.....

A couple of my Instagram favorites:

And this... Hello! Baby Rudolph. The birth certificate (as excerpted from Valentino by Jeanne DeRecqueville)

Sunday, June 4, 2023

I Will Continue

I have no doubt that those who band together in secrecy in an effort to censor our work, would love to see this blog vanish. Because their purpose was, and still is, to censor and ghost us and our work so thoroughly that we would, for all intents and purposes, vanish. 

I think in doing so they sorely underestimated people's genuine interest in the life of Rudolph Valentino. I think they also failed to recognize that many people listened to and read our work and made their own decisions. 

We never wrote fiction; here, there or anywhere and presented our work with as much care, thought and transparency as we possibly could. Renato and I worked hard over many years and were dedicated to finding documentation which we sure did. 

Renato also worked hard to document the efforts to censor us and captured all those years of hits on us which were never true or welcome. How heroic he was to spend the time to categorize and file the screenshots of the abject gaslighting and cruelty, the alliances, the subterfuge. Because while they think themselves so crafty and clever, they are not. Connecting their obvious dots would be a task that could be easily accomplished by a child. 

All in all I foresee a time real soon when their years of gaslighting the public about who we are and censoring our work royally backfires on them. They will be asked why they prevented legitimate research and new documentation about Valentino and Rambova from being praised and embraced. 

I have heard all their pseudo noble and feigned authoritative replies..."We were protecting the family", "it's all fiction", "It's all a money grab" and blah, blah, blah they wail and have for years on end. 

All lies... and while their actions or lack there of will reveal their real intentions, I am extremely proud of our work and praise Renato for his tireless research and honesty. We survived their unthinkable behavior and I will continue to do so.

This blog is a thorough record of what they did and how it all came down. It's going no where and it will continue to waft across cyberspace now as my voice and our truth. 

Below: my hero and love, Renato Floris with Valentino's cousin, Chicca Morone in Turin with his Italian translation of Affairs Valentino! 

Friday, June 2, 2023

What is the Reason?

I have been sorting through bins, boxes and digital files, organizing both Renato and my and Michael Morris' physical archives. Granted these days most of the archive is preserved on hard drives, but the physical archive is impressive in content and size, consisting of some twenty containers; plastic bins of letters, books, photographs, negatives, newspaper clippings, printouts of articles and endless source materials.

The containers are heavy with the decades of research conducted. Despite my hours and hours spent scanning the materials with the intent of sharing it all as a digital archive, most of the materials still remain unscanned. My role as the custodian of this valuable material is a sobering position and one I take very seriously.

What is the reason for my mentioning this today? Because this physical evidence of the work conducted into the subjects Rudolph Valentino and Natacha Rambova stands as the reason. The reason being that this research material represents a great and successful, scientific quest for the documented truth.

I need not delve into the history of the censorship of these discoveries contained within this archive. The censors know what they did and still do and why.

What is their reason for still tragically attempting to censor this great work?

I believe they do so in an effort to add value to their Valentino identities by simply obeying. Their reason for obeying is to enhance their value to the censorship campaign conducted historically by their leader.

Despite their duty to this censorship, outside their heavily guarded boundaries of this unreasonable obedience and blind conformity, stands this noble mountain of archive...yellowing with time passing by. I am so very proud of this evidence of the work completed and proud of the reason why....being truth uncensored.

Is not censorship always rooted in fear? And oh how they fear this truth.

I will see that this archive is housed in as safe a location as possible and I will digitalize as much of it as I can. This is my mission. The reason why?

Pride. Honor. Respect. And the knowledge that the very reality of truth is after all scientific discovery and documentation... and this is fairly spilling out of these containers. Job well done!

Here follows a tiny portion of the archive as it is being organized for housing today. When I have the full inventory completed I will share that, as well as uploading all the digital files.