Links to the past, with relevance today:
KENNETH IN THE (212): New doc about L.A.'s '80s answer to Studio 54, Studio One, focuses both on the club's history and its future — as plans to destroy the building galvanize interviewees' efforts to save the place.
ROLLING STONE: Apollonia, 60, trashed Sheila E., 62, for having the temerity to release a Prince (1958-2016) tribute single, “Lemon Cake,” on the fourth anniversary of his death. Apollonia said on Facebook:
“You are so desperate to be RELEVANT as the brilliant Linda Perry said. Prince refused to acknowledge you for 5 years before his death because of your lies. You can’t continue to fool our Prince fans any longer. Because I AM here to tell you, it’s over. Time for the truth.”
DO YOU REMEMBER?: Patrick Duffy, 70, recalls the night in 1986 when his parents were brutally murdered over a bar dispute.
DO YOU REMEMBER?: Richard Dawson (1932-2012) readily kissed almost every woman who ever appeared on Family Feud when he hosted it — get over it, millennials, there was nothing “creepy” about it. Not everything is “creepy.”
GREG IN HOLLYWOOD: Greg's random video — the “Give my daughter the shot!” scene from 1983's Terms of Endearment — might not be so random, if you're watching the news. In the meantime, here's a drag parody of the Shirley MacLaine (b. 1934) classique Postcards from the Edge (1990).
INSTAGRAM: Barbra Streisand, 77, and hubby James Brolin, 79, received visitors in the form of Josh Brolin, 52, and his family ... but it was during coronavirus lockdown, so the younger Brolin is now apologizing for the bad example they set.
YOUTUBE: Check out this hilarious (and hot) scene from Gimme an “F” (1984), a Canadian comedy that was lampooning Flashdance (1983) and Footloose (1984) — and the latter was out less than a year before ... this:
BOY CULTURE: Flashing back over Tony Danza's physical perfection on the occasion of his 69th birthday.
EW: Will the Oscars even happen this year?
PEOPLE: Goldie Hawn, 74, her daughter Kate Hudson, 41, and Hudson's baby Rani Rose, 18 months, are three generations of pretty on the cover of People's Beautiful Issue! Inside, the actors admit they have a frank ongoing dialogue about S-E-X:
When Kate was older, Goldie broached the subject in a different light. “You were trying to engage and asking like what was going on with me sexually,” Kate recalled. “I was like, ‘Mom, let’s just say that I’m kind of a sexually-oriented type of personality.’ And she goes, ‘Please, I have known that since you were two years old.’ I was like, ‘Mom!’”