Links to the past with relevance today ...
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 of TV's most iconic roles. Marisa Tomei (Edith Bunker) is 54 and Ellie Kemper (Gloria Stivic) is 39, but okay!
POSEIDON'S UNDERWORLD: A long look at every page of an issue of Rona Barrett's Hollywood circa September 1976.
TWITTER: The Pet Shop Boys have shared a 1989 Polaroid from their shoot with The Face. Male glamooour.
PEOPLE: Tim Conway died this month at 85, and now his widow, Charlene, is opening up about their life together, saying:
People say that nothing is perfect and truly nothing ever is, but we had a marriage that … I feel that the two of us were meant to be together. We were just one mind and heart. And it was 35 years of heaven. I know that sounds cheesy, but it’s true.
Sweet story. Also worth a read, the story behind Conway and Harvey Korman's (1927-2008) 500 or so live performances in the '90s and '00s.
BOY CULTURE: A vintage-'60s physique legend: Jim Stryker.
WAPO: Sesame Street has added a Muppet who is in foster care, Karli, whose "for-now" parents are Dalia and Clem. This classic show never stops innovating and including and teaching.