Links to the past, with relevance today:
DOROTHY PARKER SOCIETY: You really have to listen to this hourlong interview from 1966 with the legendary Dorothy Parker, as conducted by Richard Lamparski. Until today, this recording was unknown, and it is the longest sit-down with Parker in existence.
VULTURE: Hayley Mills just gave the ultimate interview about the making of Parent Trap!
PEOPLE: Jennifer Hudson, starring in Respect — out in theaters now — says that on her last call with Aretha Franklin, who she plays in the film, the legend sang to her. Imagine?!
ABC NEWS: Dolly Parton teamed up with James Patterson to write the novel Run, Rose, Run, about a country singer trying to escape her past. It drops in March 2022.
NYT: Veteran English actress Una Stubbs has died at 84.
KENNETH IN THE (212): Anyone remember what an answering machine is? Or who Bruce Springsteen is?!