Past & Curious: ’70s Cool + Woody’s Book + More!

Links to the past with relevance today:

Is this a “nice jugs” situation? (Image via Flashbak)

DO YOU REMEMBER?: These are some of the things that were cool 50 years ago. In 1970. Yes, 1970 was 50 years ago.

METV: Has the real Gilligan's island been found?!

Debi does recovery! (Image via Instagram)

EXTRATV: '80s clubkid and Goodfellas (1990) actress Debi Mazar, 55, finally got a COVID-19 test after being sick for weeks — and it's positive. But so is her attitude, and she expects to recover.

PEOPLE: Billy Joel, 70, is praising family friend (and godfather to one of his children) Gov. Andrew Cuomo, 62, for his coronavirus leadership.

Whitman sampler! (Image via movie still)

POSEIDON'S UNDERWORLD: He always dredges up the best pics! A belated goodbye to the late actor Stuart Whitman, who died this month.

The book his first publisher “dumped ... like it was a hunk of Xenon 135.” (Image via Arcade)

HUFF POST: Woody Allen's controversial memoir, dropped by one publisher, was quietly picked up and released by another. Arcade released the 400-page Apropos of Nothing today. In a statement, the book's editor at Arcade said:

In this strange time, when truth is too often dismissed as “fake news,” we as publishers prefer to give voice to a respected artist, rather than bow to those determined to silence him.

KENNETH IN THE (212): Fifty years of Mary Tyler Moore!

Hats off to you, MTM! (GIF via GIPHY)

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