Category Archives: Bombshells

‘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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Donna Loren Croons Against COVID-19

Sixties starlet and singer Donna Loren, 73, was the Dr. Pepper Girl in the '60s and on TV's Shindig! (1964-1966). Loren — she knows she's still got it! (Image via video still) It's been minute since I've heard her sing, but in honor of the COVID-19 crisis, she was inspired to sing this absolutely lovely…
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Past & Curious: Is His New Look Foxworthy? + More!

Links to the past with relevance today: I think he looks 100x better, no? (Image via Instagram) INSTAGRAM: Citing quarantine boredom, Jeff Foxworthy, 61, has shaved off his trademark mustache for the first time in 40 years! Peter Michael Marino tells it like it was. (Image via Event Combo) EVENT COMBO: You can watch the…
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Past & Curious: ’70s Cool + Woody’s Book + More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Is this a “nice jugs” situation? (Image via Flashbak) DO YOU REMEMBER?: These are some of the things that were cool 50 years ago. In 1970. Yes, 1970 was 50 years ago. METV: Has the real Gilligan's island been found?! Debi does recovery! (Image via Instagram) EXTRATV: '80s…
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How Joan Crawford Became Mildred Pierce

March 23 is approximately the 116th anniversary of the birth of screen legend Joan Crawford. (Her real birthday is lost to history — on purpose, by Miss Crawford, who was probably concerned about vanity.) In honor of the anniversary, check out this lavish piece on how Crawford became Mildred Pierce in 1945. A birthday toast…
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Inside the Big Doris Day Auction

If you were a big fan of the late, great Doris Day (1922-2019), you won't want to miss the Julien's auction of some of her most treasured personal effects. Imagine owning this! (Image via Julien's) You can view the items — which go up for sale April 4 online in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic…
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Past & Curious: Lyle Be Seeing You & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Jim Nabors passed this eye exam! (Image via CBS) KENNETH IN THE (212): A lavish tribute to the late Lyle Waggoner's physical perfection. DO YOU REMEMBER?: Now you can get 50 Sesame Street stamps in honor of the show's 50th anniversary! EXTRATV: RIP Maggie Griffin. Comic Kathy Grifin's…
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Ja’Net DuBois’s Family: She Was Cab Calloway’s Daughter

Good Times star Ja'Net DuBois, who died last month unexpectedly, was a colorful person with some holes in her personal story — but who would have predicted her death certificate would claim her birth father was big-band legend Cab Calloway? According to her family, DuBois' mother was Lillian Gouedy, as previously known, but her father…
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Revisiting Early Chicago, 1 Image at a Time

Chicago photographer Mark Hersch has so far restored about 300 vintage images of his city, helping to recreate an understanding of how things worked 100 years ago. His trick is to take a new image in the exact same spot and blend old and new to create a three-dimensional look at the past. Hersch says:…
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There’s a New Album in Town …

Linda Lavin, 82, is gearing up for the release of a brand-new album, Love Notes! The legend, who sang the wonderfully jazzy theme song to her hit series Alice (1976-1985), is gifting us with what's described as a "mix of timeless standards, jazz classics and gems of the pop/rock era." First up is the single…
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