Category Archives: ’70s

Liza Minnelli’s Terrific New Movie, Jodie Foster Honored & More

April 19, 2024 Links to the past, with relevance today: Liza is excited about a new project. (Image via TriBeCa) FACEBOOK: Liza Minnelli announces she has worked with a filmmaker to tell the story of her career: "Hi Kids! Sit down, because this is a long story! People always wonder what I’m up to… when…
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The Ladies Who Lunched, Liza Out & About, Jackie Chan on Turning 70 & More!

April 8, 2024 Links to the past, with relevance today: It's the cover story of the publication's 10th "Yesteryear" Issue (Image via New York Magazine) NEW YORK: New York Magazine checks in with a fascinating piece that tracks the city's social history completely through restaurants. "Who Ate Where" is delicious. INSTAGRAM: Blonde bombshells stick together…
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‘Mae West & Her Adonises’ — The Life in Her Men

April 6, 2024 If you're a fan of the late, great Mae West, you'll want to seek out the new book Mae West and Her Adonises (BearManor Media), a new biography by Michael Gregg Michaud. (Image via BearManor) Unlike the standard bio, the book focuses on West's love affair with, well, love affairs. A description…
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Barbara Rush Dies @ 97

March 31, 2024 Old Hollywood star Barbara Rush, renowned for her regal beauty and for her work on the TV series Peyton Place and in the sci-fi classic It Came from Outer Space, died on Easter at 97. Lovely Rush contemplating space invaders (Image via Universal) Fox News reporter Claudia Cowan, her daughter by the…
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New Book Traces How ‘Mommie Dearest’ Got Made

March 27, 2024 We all love Mommie Dearest, right? (Image via Chicago Review Press) Well, maybe not all of us. The film was a critical disaster in 1981, and seems to have singlehandedly mortally wounded Faye Dunaway's previously flawless career. Nonetheless, it was a box-office hit — it earned five times its budget worldwide —…
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Diana Ross Turns 80: Her 20 Best Solo Singles

March 26, 2024 Diana Ross is 80 today, March 26, and as she said herself a few years back, "Happy birthday to me!" Isn't it always her turn?! (Image via RCA) In honor of the momentous occasion, a list of some of her best solo singles — only including singles with no other featured artists:…
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‘Blood Simple’ Actor M. Emmet Walsh Dies at 88

March 20, 2024 M. Emmet Walsh, one of the most prolific and highly regarded character actors in Hollywood history, died March 19 after suffering a heart attack while hospitalized for an undisclosed illness. He was just three days shy of 89. Born March 22, 1935, in Ogdensburg, New York, he initially studied business administration, but…
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