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 of TV's most iconic roles. Marisa Tomei (Edith Bunker) is 54 and Ellie Kemper (Gloria Stivic) is 39, but okay!

Kevin Dobson is now 76, just 7 years younger than Mae West here; he and his wife are still wed after 50 years. (Image via Rona Barrett's Hollywood)

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.

Conway seen in 2013 (Image by Matthew Rettenmund)

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.

Stryker does Pollock

BOY CULTURE: A vintage-'60s physique legend: Jim Stryker.

Hi, Karli! (Image by Zach Hyman/Sesame Workshop)

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.

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