Recent Posts by Matthew Rettenmund

Sean Garrison, ‘Dundee and the Culhane’ TV Actor, Dies @ 80

The following obit by Howard Mutti-Mewse: Sean Garrison, the smooth, handsome, leading actor of the late 1950s and '60s showed great early promise. Predicted by the Hollywood publicity mill to be the "next big thing" and likened to Clint Eastwood (b. 1930), Paul Newman (1925-2008) and Steve McQueen (1930-1980), that's where the comparison ended, as…
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Design Legend Hubert de Givenchy Dies @ 91

Hubert de Givenchy, the Paris couturier known for his work with Audrey Hepburn (especially in 1961's Breakfast at Tiffany's) and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, died Saturday. He was 91. Full obit to follow ... (more…)
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Lorna Luft Health Crisis

Lorna Luft, 65, the daughter of Judy Garland and the sister of Liza Minnelli, collapsed backstage at a show in London Friday, resulting in a scary diagnosis. (more…)
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Past & Curious: 10 Gr8erDays Links! 3/10/18

Time for another roundup of retro-friendly posts for you to enjoy — and share. [caption id="attachment_5248" align="aligncenter" width="500"] The Lady has spoken .. (GIF via Warner Bros.)[/caption] This time, we're touching on everything from movie posters to retro-cool books to '80s sitcom classics, but not without a hint of shade ... (more…)
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Alphaville Ultimate Fan Experience

Alphaville, the German synthpop band that formed 36 years ago, is still going strong — so much so that they're offering U.S. fans a crazy-close experience: Watch them play the historic Whisky a Go Go in Hollywood over two nights, help them choose their setlist, party with the band and meet them all! (more…)
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A Look Back at ‘Trilogy of Terror’

Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the release of the TV movie Trilogy of Terror, a high-class entry in the world of horror anthologies that has survived in the minds of fans for the stellar acting by Karen Black (1939-2013) and that terrifying doll. (more…)
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