Category Archives: Bombshells

Past & Curious: ‘Punky Brewster 2,’ Judy Garland Wish List & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: What ever happened to Baby Punky? (GIF via GIPHY) EW: There's a Punky Brewster (1984-1988) sequel series coming — and it will star Soleil Moon Frye, 42. Send in the Garland! (GIF via GIPHY) RICK'S REAL/REEL LIFE: An intriguing list of films that Judy Garland (1922-1969) might have…
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Madonna at 60: ‘You Think About Age Too Much’

Vanessa Grigoriadis for The New York Times Magazine profiles Madonna in this weekend's edition, focusing on what the idol, 60, has accomplished, is still accomplishing, and intends to accomplish in the future. Madonnas (Main images by JR for The New York Times) It's a remarkably perceptive read, and it is reassuring to read this kind…
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Past & Curious: Geena’s Oscar, Elton’s Glories & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Home run! (Image via Columbia) PITCHFORK: Honorary Oscars will go to Geena Davis, 63; David Lynch, 73; Wes Studi, 71; and Lina Wertmüller, 90. Bustin' out all over ... (Image via video still) FACEBOOK: Watch Glenn Scarpelli, 52, honored by Leslie Uggams, 76! PEOPLE: Val Kilmer, 59, made…
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Past & Curious: Talky Tina 2, Stonewall Myths & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: She doesn't think she likes you ... (Image via Trick or Treat) TRICK OR TREAT STUDIOS: There is now an actual Talky Tina Doll, just like from the famous Twilight Zone episode (1963). NYT: Nobody knows who threw the first brick at Stonewall, but everyone wants you to…
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Past & Curious: More ‘Wong Foo,’ Judy Auction & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: They're back, bitches! (GIF via GIPHY) NEWNOWNEXT: Gr8erDays is more 1989 and earlier, but ... I'll make an exception: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) will be rereleased with more content for Pride Month! Sold! (Image via Chiswick Auction) IRISH TIMES: Who wouldn't wanna own…
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‘Rocketman’ Premiere Brings Out Stars of All Ages

Rocketman, the highly-anticipated new film about the life and career of Elton John, 72, had its splashy NYC premiere on May 29 — and if the red carpet is any indication, the film is definitely getting a warm embrace from the entertainment world. Egerton had some love for Bell Billed as an "epic musical fantasy…
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Past & Curious: Nichelle’s Agony, Sly’s Ancient Turtles!

Links to the past with relevance today: Nichols is in a bad way — and you feel for her. (GIF via GIPHY) PAGE SIX: Nichelle Nichols, 86, can be heard screaming for her life in a heartbreaking recording leaked in the midst of a struggle over whether she needs a conservator. The Star Trek icon…
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Past & Curious: Princess Diana’s Death Exploited by Theme Park!

Links to the past with relevance today: Who would pay to enter? (Image by Rick Laney) DAILY BEAST: For some reason, some people think we want to pay to enter a 20,000-s.f. space called National Enquirer Live!, in which the death of Princess Diana (1961-1997) is recreated ... tastefully. She's still here, but that song…
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Past & Curious: Grandpa Robby, Marla Is Overcoming & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Teenage heartthrob now "Gramps"! (Images via tear sheets) CLOSER: Robby Benson is now 63 ... and a proud grandpa! Well, shoot! (GIF via GIPHY) EW: Harrison Ford, 70, says "nobody" should be the next Indiana Jones. Asked and boulder-crushed! I'd like to blow out those tan lines! BOY…
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Past & Curious: Norman Lear Reboot, All-the-Way Mae & More!

Links to the past with relevance today ... Woody Harrelson is Archie Bunker — I can see it! (Image via ABC) EW: Watch the star-studded cast of Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's All in the Family and The Jeffersons — which airs Wednesday — get psyched up to step into some…
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