Marta Djordjevic

Portfolio

Marta Djordjevic is a pop culture writer and editor living and working in Vancouver, Canada.

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Work

The following is a collection of my favorite writing projects. I am currently working as a features editor at Nicki Swift, guest editor at Looper, and as a freelance writer at Grunge, with a focus on old Hollywood nostalgia and cinema.


I’m always working on something on the side. You can find my work at Localeur - both on their website and podcast (here and here), along with my poetry, which can be found at Everytime Zine (here and here). For years, I also ran my blog, Paradise Playground, where I interviewed various musicians and collaborated with Netflix, Taro PR, and Elevation Pictures to review upcoming movie releases.


I hope you enjoy my work and I invite you to contact me with any questions.

Grunge

2020-2021

The untold truth of Jayne Mansfield

Famous deaths that were never investigated

The untold truth of The Psychedelic Furs

Rules Old Hollywood stars had to follow

The untold truth of Brigitte Bardot

The untold truth of Dean Martin

The untold truth of Pink Floyd

Where these classic movie stars are buried

The truth about Jule Andrews's relationship with Dick Van Dyke

The untold truth of Sophia Loren

Rock stars who fell into tragedy after getting fired from the band

Shirley Temple's 7 best and 7 worst onscreen roles

The tragic real-life story of Perry Como

The most famous cats in history

Grace Kelly's marriage was more complicated than you thought

Crazy things people used to believe about Shirley Temple

False things you believe about Quentin Tarantino's films

The untold truth of Run the Jewels

The truth about Bette Davis and Joan Crawford's legendary feud

The untold truth of Hans Zimmer

The tragic real-life story of the Presley family

The time Pink Floyd was linked to The Wizard of Oz

Strange Food Fads of the 1950s

The best portrayals of Cleopatra on screen ranked

Historical families that are famously cursed

Lucille Ball's tragic real-life story

Things Americans in the 1950s couldn't live without

What it was like living in the Playboy Mansion

Creepy tales of movie set ghosts

Patty Duke's tragic real-life story


What the last 12 months of Aaliyah's life were like

Myths you believe about Mick Jagger

The untold truth of Nancy Sinatra

The tragic real-life story of Bing Crosby

Nicki Swift

2019 - present

Little White Lies

2019

Sister Magazine

2018

Interested in seeing more of my projects? Please get in touch and I’ll be glad to share some more pieces with you, including my work translating text and various entertainment-based interviews.