Links to the past, with relevance today ...
THE GUARDIAN: Samantha Mathis, 48, speaks for the first time at length about everything that happened the night River Phoenix died, just 23, 25 years ago this week.
PEOPLE: Cindy Crawford, 52, dressed as Debbie Harry, 73, for the annual Casamigos Tequila Halloween bash.
EXTRATV: Over 100 celebs from TV, movies and music were evacuated from the popular Chiller Theatre autograph show in Parsippany, New Jersey, Saturday due to a gas leak and a phoned-in bomb threat. Among the nostalgic names affected: Robert Wagner, 88, Jill St. John, 78; Stefanie Powers, 75; most of the casts of L.A. Law, The Love Boat and Good Times; and Barbara Eden, 87.
DO YOU REMEMBER?: A then-and-now gallery of the cast of Happy Days (1974-1984).
AMAZON: That Was Something by Dan Callahan is a new novel with an old twist — a love of silent movies permates the proceedings.