Links to the past, with relevance today:
PEOPLE: Jennifer Garner turns 50, gets a childhood-dream serenade from Donny Osmond!
NYT: "The Brilliance of Charo" is a piece that needed to be written 40 years ago.
YOUTUBE: It's Easter Weekend, so ... THANKA EASTA BUNNY!
THR: Lily Tomlin opens up about her upcoming projects, and her feelings about insult comedy:
"I try to be more thoughtful or informative or enlightening. I try to be wittier, at least, rather than just taking a cheap shot at someone. Don Rickles came to Laugh-In one year, and he hurt everybody’s feelings so bad. At first we were all laughing. But slowly, it just got closer and closer to the bone. It got very painful."
EXTRATV: Barry Manilow called it a cruel twist of fate that he got COVID-19 and had to miss his musical's opening night ... but it sounds like this was a case of magical thinking being intruded upon by reality:
JUST JARED: Jerry O'Connell and Wil Wheaton got real over abuse Wheaton was suffering while they were filming Stand by Me (1986) as kids: