Links to the past with relevance today: I think he looks 100x better, no? (Image via Instagram) INSTAGRAM: Citing quarantine boredom, Jeff Foxworthy, 61, has shaved off his trademark mustache for the first time in 40 years! Peter Michael Marino tells it like it was. (Image via Event Combo) EVENT COMBO: You can watch the…Read more
Past & Curious: Siren Conned, Judy’s Shoes, New Elvis & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Lollobrigida is still alert, but is allegedly the victim of a scam. (GIF via GIPHY) MSN: The family of Gina Lollobrigida, 92, have accused her 32-year-old manager (and onetime chauffeur) of defrauding her of millions, including properties, a car and cash. Lost — and found (Image via ABC…Read more
Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress & Designer, Dies @ 95
Gloria Vanderbilt, a 20th-century icon who was an heiress, author, fashion maven and businesswoman, died Monday in Manhattan. She was 95. On a frivolous Love Boat "cruise" (Image via ABC) Her death was confirmed by her TV journalist son, Anderson Cooper (b. 1967). Born February 20, 1924, she was initially famous as the subject of…Read more
Auction: Marilyn, ‘Oz’ & More — Oh, My!
The latest Julien's Auctions sale, Legends, is happening today (June 13) and tomorrow (June 14) — and it has some pretty amazing, and amusing, goodies for fans of Hollywoodiana. Book 'er! (Image by Harold Lloyd/Julien's) Among the most interesting lots? Lots 'n' lots of personal Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) items, and some stunning original photos of…Read more
Past & Curious: Sitcoms Re-Imagined, Who’s the B’day Boy? & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Lucky wall (Image via 16 Magazine) BOY CULTURE: It's Tony Danza's birth week ... 68! Marisa Tomei as Edith Bunker isn't a stretch — they are the same age! (Image via CBS) DO YOU REMEMBER?: For one night only, the iconic sitcoms All in the Family and The…Read more
Past & Curious: ‘Butch’ Shocker, Notre Dame Gutted & More
Links to the past with relevance today: Classic team (Image via 20th Century Fox) EW: Ninety-year-old Burt Bacharach admitted at the TCM Classic Film Festival this weekend that "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" almost didn't make the cut in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). Nailed it! (Image via Fortune Creative) THE GREEN…Read more
Past & Curious: ‘Gone’ Is Back, ‘Star Wars’ Over & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Talk about for-profit prisons! (Image via Warner Bros.) RICK'S REAL/REEL LIFE: Caged (1950) airs February 7 on TCM, and Rick's got a write-up that'll make you remember to watch or record it. Designing woman (Image via Dance Theater of Harlem) NYT: The Times looks back at the incredible…Read more
Past & Curious: ‘Virgin Tour’ Revisited, Wild West-ern, Vintage Christmas & More!
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Pablo Ferro Dies @ 83; Designed Iconic Opening for ‘Dr. Strangelove’
Pablo Ferro, the designer known for his unique, hand-drawn opening titles sequences in films across four decades, died November 16, THR reports. (more…)Read more
Past & Curious: Natalie Wood ‘Murdered,’ New Fleetwood Mac Tunes + MORE!
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