Hello, and welcome to She Blogged By Night. I’m your host, Stacia. You may know me from such blogs as LiveJournal and Food & Movies, as well as the darker corners of Usenet. While I enjoyed posting on Food & Movies quite a bit in the last few months, I decided I needed a real,…

In the Background: Richard Simmons

Fitness guru Richard Simmons once told A&E’s Biography that he spent time in Italy in his early 20s, and was a bit actor in the 1969 film Fellini Satyricon, an epic tale of decadence and bloodshed populated by hundreds of extras with unique faces and surprising bodies. It’s no surprise that a young, doe-eyed, very large young Simmons would be cast as one of these human decorations.