Recent Posts by Matthew Rettenmund

Dorothy Malone, Oscar Winner & ‘Peyton Place’ Star, Dies @ 93

Dorothy Malone, famous as Constance MacKenzie on the TV adaptation of Peyton Place (1964-1968), has died in Dallas of natural causes, Variety reports. She was 93. (Update: Originally thought to be 92, her daughter confirmed her mother was 93, the opposite of a Peyton Place plot point.) (more…)
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10 Gr8erDays Reads: The Muppets & More!

MUPPET WIKI: Check out a fully illustrated list of every living guest of The Muppet Show (1976-1981), from Brooke Shields (b. 1965) to Carol Channing (b. 1921)! Speaking of Carol, this week marks the 54th anniversary of the Broadway opening of the original production of Hello, Dolly! (more…)
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Betty White Turns 96!

Today, one of the most popular celebrities alive (who would be more universally liked?), Betty White, turns 96. (more…)
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Rick Gets Real on ‘The Bad and the Beautiful’

Just in time for award season, check out this take on The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), starring Lana Turner (1921-1995) and Kirk Douglas (b. 1916), directed by Vincente Minnelli (1903-1986). Guest post by Rick of Rick's Real/Reel Life: (more…)
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