Remembering Frances Farmer, Muppet Mania & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today:

Pork on the hoof! (GIF via GIPHY)

NYT: The Muppets are back!

YOUTUBE: Are you a Judy Garland fan? Seth Sikes definitely is — and he's covering a Judy tune in a 2020 way to promote Fire Island. This parody/tribute is based on a song from 1946's The Harvey Girls. What say you?

My pic of Scotty from 2018 (Image by Matthew Rettenmund)

BOY CULTURE: Notorious Hollywood pimp Scotty Bowers (1923-2019) kept his trap shut for decades but a book and then a doc about his life have encouraged what sounds like it will be a big-budget biopic. Wonder who will play him?

KENNETH IN THE (212): A very '80s night!

LEGACY: Beckie Mullen, who appeared on G.L.O.W. in the '80s, has died of cancer at 55.

RICK'S REAL/REEL LIFE: Fifty years after her death, Frances Farmer (1913-1970) still fascinates. Check out Rick's deep dive into this troubled public figure.

(Image via United Artists)

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