Category Archives: Lists

Happy 97th, Doris Day! Her 12 Best Pieces of Work

Happy Doris Day! April 3, one of the world's biggest stars — Doris Day — turns 97 years old. Having succeeded as a singer, actress in movies/on TV, TV host and animal-rights activist, she is one of Hollywood's most revered women. Here, my picks for the dozen best things she's ever done, creatively. Let me…
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Diana Ross Turns 75: Her 20 Best Solo Singles

Diana Ross is 75 today, March 26, and as she said herself recently, "Happy birthday to me!" Isn't it always her turns?! (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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbgklDcuqC4&frags=pl%2Cwn "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's…
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GALECA’s 10 Best Movies About the Oscars

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics has revealed its picks for the 10 best pics about the Oscars. Keep reading for the full list by John Griffiths for GALECA: Boyd does he wanna win! (Image via Embassy Pictures) (1) The Oscar (1966) Poor sociopath Frank Fane (Stephen Boyd, 1931-1977) wants that Best Actor trophy so bad, he’ll almost kill…
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What Happened Was: 30 Docs Snubbed by Oscar

The Best Documentary Feature category at the Oscars has a terrible track record — so often, it has completely snubbed docs that were transcendant, that were among the best films (let alone docs) of their year, and that had mainstream commercial success to boot. Paris was burning, but the Best Doc voters yawned. (Image via…
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15 Classic Carol Channing Appearances!

As we say goodbye to Broadway icon Carol Channing (1921-2019) — who died today at 97 — let's revisit some of her classic TV appearances. Thankfully, that medium captured her far better than the movies, and is available more widely than her primary home, the theater: https://youtu.be/vMHs6Afdjf0 1953 The Buick Berle Show: Channing tore it…
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Over 50 Stars Turning 80 in 2019!

The year 2019 will bring many changes, but one very big change for these celebs is that all will turn the big 8-0 in the new year! Some of these may surprise you ... (more…)
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