Olivia Newton-John’s New Movie, Trump Gets Spanked & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today:

In a strange twist of fate, ONJ makes a cameo! (Image via Amazon Prime)

GREG IN HOLLYWOOD: Olivia Newton-John is appearing in a brand-new movie, The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee, which is out now. Yes, it stars 80-year-old Paul Hogan, and it's all about a fictionalized proposed comeback.

EXTRATV: Martha Stewart is sexy at 78, and wants you to know it. And to be jelly of her pool.

NYT: Charles Evers, yet another Civil Rights icon, dies at 97.

I loved Lynde on Bewitched before I ever saw The Hollywood Squares. (GIF via GIPHY)

BOY CULTURE: Billy Eichner plans to play Paul Lynde (1926-1982) in an upcoming biopic about the fantastically funny, troubled gay comic.

EW: The TV reboot of Child's Play (movie series, 1988-2017) will include Brad Dourif, the One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) actor who voices the killer doll. Just watched Brad on a 1987 episode of Moonlighting as a priest infatuated with a shady lady.

INSTAGRAM: RIP Annie Ross, the jazz great and latter-day movie actress and cabaret singer who died just shy of 90.

PEOPLE: Alex Trebek, who just turned 80 and who just celebrated a full year surviving with stage IV pancreatic cancer, clarifies that he isn't giving up all treatment if his current regimen fails.

YOUTUBE: Twitter is flashing back to the time when Barbara Walters — who has been soft on some pretty terrible people in her time — cleaned Donald Trump's clock over his financial ineptitude and lies.

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