Category Archives: Bombshells

Everyone Who Sang the National Anthem at the Super Bowl

P!nk (b. 1979) didn't like her odds of pulling off a flawless national anthem at this year's Super Bowl considering she's sick as a dog with the flu, so she did some very smart expectations-managing pre-game, letting everyone know it was gonna be a slog. (more…)
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Laura La Plante: A Silent Era Star Who Triumphed

During the Silent Era, Laura La Plante (1904-1996) was one of the world's biggest stars, launched after being chosen as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1923 after having begun working as a Christie Comedy Bathing Beauty. (more…)
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‘A (Very Familiar) Face in the Crowd’

In honor of January 30's State of the Union, today being Patricia Neal's birth anniversary and today being the one-year anniversary of Trump's swearing-in ... this post written by Rick of Rick's Real/Reel Life: (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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