Links to the past, with relevance today:
NYP: Tina Louise, the last surviving Gilligan's Island cast member, Ginger Grant-ed a long interview to The New York Post, declaring Jim Backus the sexiest of the castaways, remembering Dawn Wells as a "very wonderful person" and "family," and declining to declare Ginger or Mary Ann. It's a great read about a lady who looks forward, even when most of the rest of us can't resist occasionally peeking backward.
BOY CULTURE: A rave review for the documentary Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It. The film, years in the making, reveals the tortured, abusive relationship she endured with Marlon Brando, her journey as a woman of color in Hollywood and the amazing story of how she became an early EGOT winner.
EXTRATV: Roger Waters, 78, marries for the fifth time, calls this one a "keeper."
KCRW: A fascinating piece on Eden Ahbez, the composer of "Nature Boy." He arguably changed jazz history. Trailer for a doc on Ahbez's life:
ALBUMISM: Celebrating the enduring legacy of the late, great Phyllis Hyman.