Category Archives: ’90s

‘The Nanny’ Cast Reunites!

No, The Nanny (1993-1998) isn't being rebooted ... but we're getting something almost as nostalgic! She's so Fine! (GIF via GIPHY) Variety has confirmed that the original cast — minus the late Ann Morgan Guilbert (1928-2016) — will reunite for a virtual table read on April 6. Fran Drescher, 62, said in a statement: “Laughter is…
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David Schramm, ‘Wings’ Actor, Dies @ 73

David Schramm, immediately identifiable as blowhard Roy Biggins of Wings fame, died this weekend in NYC. Schramm (R) in a Wings scene with Tony Shalhoub (b. 1953) (Image via NBC) His publicist confirmed Schramm's death at 73, providing no further details. Born on August 14, 1946, in Louisville, Kentucky, Schramm was an acting wunderkind who…
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Past & Curious: Nutty Baseball Card, ‘Dr. Quinn’ Reunion & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Ball! (Image via ProCards) ESPN: The story off Keith Comstock (b. 1955), the guy who took a baseball to the groin in the funniest baseball card ever made. Cotton flicker (GIF by Mike Ruiz) KENNETH IN THE (212): Josie Cotton, 63, returns with "Ukrainian Cowboy." MY NEW PLAID…
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Peter Fonda Dies @ 79

A month after the 50th anniversary of Easy Rider, the iconic '60s film that he co-wrote and in which he starred, actor Peter Fonda has died at 79. One of the most iconic films of the '60s (Image via Columbia) People magazine reports exclusively that Fonda died of respiratory failure due to lung cancer. In a statement…
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‘Blade Runner,’ ‘The Hitcher’ Star Rutger Hauer Dies @ 75

Rutger Hauer, the intense, blond actor who throughout his 50-year career was at his best playing the worst people, died last week following "a very short illness." He was 75. RIP Rutger Hauer (Image via Warner Bros.) Hauer died at his home in the Netherlands. Born January 23, 1944, in Breukelen, Utretcht, he made his…
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Report: Charles Levin, ‘Golden Girls’ & ‘Seinfeld’ Actor, Found Dead

UPDATE: Radar reports Levin's son thinks his father's death was "a tragic accident," and does not suspect foul play. Charles Levin, the 70-year-old actor remembered as the nervous mohel on the 1993 Seinfeld episode "The Bris", is thought to have been found dead in Grants Pass, Oregon, KOBI5 reports. Levin's mohel was hysterical — in…
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Past & Curious: Elvis’s Grandkids, Whitney’s ‘Bodyguard’ Secret!

Links to the past with relevance today: Lisa Marie, 51, shows off her brood. (Image via Instagram) EXTRATV: All of Elvis's (1935-1977) grandkids in one pic! An actual "gold"-en girl (Image by Brit Huckabay/NSGA) TODAY: Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins has won gold in the 50- and 100-meter races at the National Senior Games, and she broke…
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‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Star Luke Perry Dies @ 52

Luke Perry, whose performance as brooding bad boy Dylan McKay on Beverly Hills, 90210 made him a '90s teen idol, died Monday after suffering a massive stroke last week. He was 52. Luke Perry: October 11, 1966-March 4, 2019 (Image via The Gap) A statement from his publicist read: Actor Luke Perry, 52, passed away…
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Past & Curious: Madonna Flashback, Betty’s B’day & More!

Links from the past with relevance today ... Madonna in 1994; unreleased look from her "Secret" video (Image via WB) BBC SOUNDS: A long-lost '94 interview with Madonna ahead of the release of her Bedtime Stories launch. Madonna on fashion, "BUY? I don't go to BUY the clothes." Also noteworthy: The very sweet and intelligent…
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‘The Nanny’ 2019?!

Don't get too excited — or too afraid — because that bizarre The Nanny 2019 video making the rounds is just a clever mash-up of existing footage of the original cast. Still fun to watch and contemplate, and that Golden Girls music is inspired: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpduBFVw8XY&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR0QRfvqybcmK3E1C2fTsUtz4uIHQdnr6eLjWiWgum4HIq2MFvvR9qVs-a0
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