I had insisted on half women on board [the Enterprise]. The network came to me and said, ‘You can’t have half women. Our people say it will make it look like a ship with all sorts of mad sexual things going on – half men and half women.’ So we argued about it like a poker game and they finally said, ‘Okay. We’ll settle for one-third women.’ I figured one-third women could take care of the males anyway."
Gene Roddenberry, from personal conversations with Gene in 1990, at La Costa, CA
(Source: cryptaniac, via circusbones)
Unidentified fashionable ladies c. 1940s
Joan Crawford in Letty Lynton (1932)
I need to get all my stupid errands done so I can come home and watch more Elementary.
That’s pretty much my only motivational thought for the day.
James Galanos, 1955-1956
The Museum at FIT