Yearly Archives: 2020

Watch Catherine O’Hara’s Hilarious Acceptance Speech!

Gotta love Catherine O'Hara, 66, who just picked up the Canadian Screen Award for Best Lead Actress for her work on Schitt's Creek. In her at-home, socially distanced speech, she parodied the annoying habit award shows have of playing people off before they're done speaking, attempting to speak and then sing over some out-of-nowhere music…
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Elvis’s Jeweled Jock, Val Kilmer Now + More — Past & Curious

Links to the past, with relevance today: Where the King's jewels were kept (Image via PFC) PAUL FRASER COLLECTIBLES: So if you were interested in an original, bedazzled Elvis Presley jockstrap, you're in luck — one is for sale, and for an opening bid of just £29,950. "My name is ... Tanya." (Image via NBC)…
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What’s Up, Child Actor Dies, Roe v Roe & More — Past & Curious

Links to the past, with relevance today: Just what the Doc ordered (GIF via GIPHY) NYT: A revisitation of the screwball pastiche What's Up, Doc? (1972). Are you a fan? (I never was! I'm sorry!) PEOPLE: Little Richard, who died this month at 87, was buried after a short service in Alabama. KENNETH IN THE…
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Ken Osmond, ‘Leave It to Beaver’s’ Eddie Haskell, Dies @ 76

Ken Osmond, whose lovably conniving Eddie Haskell was an indelible part of the classic sitcom Leave It to Beaver, died May 18 at 76. THR reports that Osmond's death was confirmed by his son, but that a cause was not provided publicly. In statement, Eric Haskell said: "He was an incredibly kind and wonderful father.…
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King of Deadpan Fred Willard Dies @ 86

Via ExtraTV: Fred Willard, the comic actor closely associated with the best mockumentaries, as well as such TV shows as Everybody Loves Raymond and Modern Family, died Friday, May 15, at 86 of natural causes. "We loved him so very much," Willard's daughter Hope Mulbarger told People Magazine, confirming his passing. Born in Shaker Heights,…
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10 Times Jerry Stiller Was Hysterical

With the passing of Jerry Stiller at 92, we've lost a true comedy great. That's putting it mildly! (GIF via GIPHY) Check out this list of 10 times Stiller was utterly hilarious! (10) The New York Friars Club Roast of Jerry Stiller (1999) The stand-out moment has to be Jason Alexander's non-blue song intro: https://youtu.be/DkgnboddC5s…
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RIP Jerry Stiller: This Guy … This Was My Kinda Guy

Legendary comedian and actor Jerry Stiller died at 92 over the weekend after a long period of declining health. His death was confirmed by his actor son Ben Stiller on Twitter early Monday: https://twitter.com/RedHourBen/status/1259759084309446657?s=20 Stiller, who had been one half of the beloved comedy duo Stiller and Meara with his wife of over 60 years,…
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‘George’ & ‘Elaine’ Revisit 2 Classic ‘Seinfeld’ Episodes

This generously long Zoom session between Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jason Alexander reminiscing about two of Seinfeld's most famous episodes is completely worth your time: https://youtu.be/ISTFBls4f6A I love that they're dishing on '40s movie star Lawrence Tierney (1919-2002), who played Julia's character Elaine's dad. He sounds delightfully crazy!
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