Category Archives: ’70s

Mantiques: Tab Hunter’s Heyday

Tab Hunter passed away July 8, a few days shy of 87. It was the end of the remarkable life of a man who seemed indifferent toward his own stunning good looks — and took a similarly so-what? approach to being gay at a time when that should've kept him from becoming one of the…
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Tab Hunter, ’50s Superstar, Dies @ 86

Tab Hunter, a wildly popular movie star with a #1 hit single in the '50s who later spoofed his heartthrob status in films like Polyester, has died a few days short of his 87th birthday. No cause has been given. (more…)
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Terrifying Children’s Shows of the Past

So many things we took for granted as children are now, in the cold light of (to-)day so bizarre — corporal punishment, women smoking while pregnant, wives receiving allowances, boys swimming stark naked in public. (more…)
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Carole Cook Is ‘Back Where She Belongs’

Carole Cook is becoming forgetful — oh, she remembers everything that ever happened to her in her 94 years, and she remembered all the snappy one-liners in her wildly successful, two-night run at 54 Below in NYC June 19-20, but there is no arguing that the woman has simply forgotten to age. (more…)
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