Someone is smart. Bea-listers (Image via CBS) With all the hoopla around The Golden Girls all these years, someone at Hulu figured that plenty of fans would enjoy streaming the second-tier The Golden Palace — which is sweetened with big stars Don Cheadle and Cheech Marin — so the series makes its streaming debut on…Read more
No, Betty White Isn’t the Last Surviving ‘MTM’ Veteran …
Cute snap of MTM co-workers Ted Knight & Ed Asner taken during the show's 1970-1977 run. The original main cast members of Mary Tyler Moore (1970-1977) have all died, but as many on social media argue, Betty White, who hits age 100 in January, should count as a main cast member, if not an original…Read more
Real-Life ‘Lord of the Flies,’ Jack Hanna Announces Dementia Diagnosis, Leslie Jordan & More
Links to the past, with relevance today: They lived to tell. (Image via Twitter @rcbregman) CBS NEWS: In case you thought The Lord of the Flies was the be-all, end-all about what would happen if a group of kids got stranded on an island — why not consider the real-life story of when Tongan schoolboys…Read more
Peter Marshall, COVID-19 Survivor, Celebrated on His 95th by Host of Stars
Peter Marshall, the legendary host of The Hollywood Squares for decades, almost did not live to celebrate his 95th birthday this week — he spent a couple of months battling COVID-19. The Emmy-winning Boy Singer (Image via NBC) In fact, he was sent home to die in comfort, but defied the odds and seems to…Read more
Raunchy Hollywood, Phil Spector Dies, Betty White Lives & More!
Links to the past: In like Flynn (Image via Last Movie Outpost) LAST MOVIE OUTPOST: A deep dive into the hedonism of the Garden of Allah, a Hollywood hot spot from the late 20s through the end of the 50s where such A-listers as Errol Flynn used to romp with abandon. Spector in 2019 (Image…Read more
‘Golden Girls’ Reimagined, Fonda’s Latest Chapter & More!
Links to the past, with relevance today: Thank you for being a friend. Not a white friend, not a Black friend. A friend. (Image via Zoom) ZOOM: Tracee Ellis Ross, 47, Regina King, 49, Sanaa Lathan, 48, and Alfre Woodard, 67, are the main cast reading a script from The Golden Girls tonight, Tuesday, September…Read more
Thank You for Being a Rose Nylund Ornament
Who says 2020 is the worst f*cking year ever in recorded history?! It can't be, now that Hallmark has debuted an official Golden Girls Rose Nylund holiday ornament! Looking more like Betty White than Inga Swenson ever did (she played her sister ... 'member?), this fetching little hanger-on, designed by Gregor Benedetti, plays quotes made…Read more
Betty White Hired, RIP Roy Horn, Cher Fired Up & More — Past & Curious
Links to the past, with relevance today: EW: I had thought Betty White, 98, was winding down — but she just signed on to appear in a new Lifetime Christmas movie: Not kissing off yet! (GIF via GIPHY) "Betty White has signed on to star in a Lifetime Christmas movie, the network announced on Thursday. In the untitled…Read more
Past & Curious: Lyle Be Seeing You & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Jim Nabors passed this eye exam! (Image via CBS) KENNETH IN THE (212): A lavish tribute to the late Lyle Waggoner's physical perfection. DO YOU REMEMBER?: Now you can get 50 Sesame Street stamps in honor of the show's 50th anniversary! EXTRATV: RIP Maggie Griffin. Comic Kathy Grifin's…Read more
Georgia Engel of ‘Mary Tyler Moore’ Dies @ 70
Such sad news: Georgia Engel, famous as Georgette on Mary Tyler Moore (1972-1977), died Friday in Princeton, New Jersey. She was 70. Georgia Engel (July 28, 1948-April 12, 2019) The cause, according to The New York Times, is undetermined because, in keeping with her Christian Scientist beliefs, Engel did not consult doctors. What a shame.…Read more