Tag Archives: Carol Burnett

Celebrate Elizabeth Taylor’s Birthday Watching Her AFI Tribute

At long last, the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award Special devoted to Elizabeth Taylor from 1993 has been uploaded to YouTube in high quality. Just in time for the 89th anniversary of the legend's birth (Taylor was born February 27, 1932), the upload includes countless clips from her career, as well as touching tributes…
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Screech Cancer Scare, Lucy Biopic Has ‘Splaining to Do & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Diamond hasn't been close with his castmates in years. (GIF via GIPHY) TMZ: Saved by the Bell's "Screech," Dustin Diamond, who just turned 44, has been hospitalized with what doctors fear may be cancer. PAGE 6: Bruce Willis, 65, left a Rite Aid in COVID-19-drenched L.A. because he…
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Debbie’s Last Wish …

Links to the past, with relevance today: Debbie at one of the very first AIDS benefits in 1983 (Image via After Dark) PEOPLE: Four years after the great Debbie Reynolds died at 84, the day after her equally great daughter Carrie Fisher had succumbed at 60, Debbie's pal Sue Cameron — author of Hollywood Secrets and…
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Al Green: ‘Who Did This?’ Plus: Lost ‘Parting Glances’ Q&A & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: TWITTER: The legendary Al Green, 74, lit up Twitter with this found image. https://youtu.be/VFaiShW6ki4 KENNETH IN THE (212): Director Bill Sherwood (1952-1990) of Parting Glances (1986) is interviewed at length about his groundbreaking gay film in 1986. Sadly, he would only live another several years, due to AIDS. (They reference this…
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Carol Burnett Predicted Tissue Issues!

In these crazy times — when reminiscing about the past feels more urgent than ever — don't forget that TV icon Carol Burnett warned us about the importance of toilet paper. No wonder people are freaking out about it: https://youtu.be/XMTSbSrvcRg
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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…
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‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘Carol Burnett’ Star Lyle Waggoner Dies @ 84

Lyle Waggoner, who used his heartthrob status for comedic effect on The Carol Burnett Show and was Maj. Steve Trevor on TV's Wonder Woman, died Tuesday at 84, ExtraTV reports. Waggoner died surrounded by his wife of 59 years, Sharon, and their sons Jason and Beau. Waggoner had also become known in Hollywood for his…
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Past & Curious: Grandpa Robby, Marla Is Overcoming & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Teenage heartthrob now "Gramps"! (Images via tear sheets) CLOSER: Robby Benson is now 63 ... and a proud grandpa! Well, shoot! (GIF via GIPHY) EW: Harrison Ford, 70, says "nobody" should be the next Indiana Jones. Asked and boulder-crushed! I'd like to blow out those tan lines! BOY…
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Past & Curious: Norman Lear Reboot, All-the-Way Mae & More!

Links to the past with relevance today ... Woody Harrelson is Archie Bunker — I can see it! (Image via ABC) EW: Watch the star-studded cast of Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's All in the Family and The Jeffersons — which airs Wednesday — get psyched up to step into some…
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