Adam Rich, whose rise to fame as sarcastic moppet Nicholas Bradford on TV's Eight Is Enough made him a teen-mag staple, was found dead Saturday at his home. He was 54. What a face! (Image via ABC) According to multiple sources, a person arrived at Rich's home and found him lifeless. No cause has been…Read more
Jennifer Garner’s Osmond Surprise, Charo the Brilliant, Lily Tomlin on Insult Humor & More
Links to the past, with relevance today: 13 going on Osmond! (Image via Instagram) PEOPLE: Jennifer Garner turns 50, gets a childhood-dream serenade from Donny Osmond! I'm so upset I can't see her in L.A. this weekend ... (Image via ABC) NYT: "The Brilliance of Charo" is a piece that needed to be written 40…Read more
Geoffrey Scott, ‘Dark Shadows’ & ‘Dynasty’ Star, Dies @ 79
Geoffrey Scott, the handsome actor most famous as Mark Jennings on Dynasty, died last month at 79, his wife reported. Scott, as seen on Hotel in 1984 (Image via ABC) Scott, who succumbed to Parkinson's disease, died February 23 — one day after his birthday. Born in Hollywood, Scott was signed as an actor by…Read more
Pop Culture: David Naughton Turns 70
In honor of David Naughton's 70th birthday (February 13, 2021), let's take a little mid-air-heel-click walk down memory lane. Gentleman's ahhhgree-ment (Image via Dr. Pepper) Naughton first caught the public's attention thanks to a series of inspired Dr. Pepper commercials. Gallery of David's HOTTEST Pics Here! In 2019, he recalled that he went to a…Read more
A Slew of ’70s & ’80s Christmassy TV Ads!
It's that time of the year again, and you're in for some major nostalgia if you check out these '70s and '80s Christmas-themed TV commercials. The one for Sprite is one I hadn't thought about in forever: https://youtu.be/4q30XrLNkKwRead more
Screech 86ed, Close on Close, the Day Lucy Said Goodbye to Viv & More!
Links the past, with relevance today: Just the four of us! (Image via Peacock) TV LINE: The Saved by the Bell reunion episode squeeze Lisa Tuttle in, but Screech was disappeared. That's what you get for being a turncoat actor who trashes his former co-stars! Oh, baby! (Image via Warner Bros.) GREG IN HOLLYWOOD: The…Read more
I Believe In Labels!: Remembering the ’70s & ’80s Designer Jeans Craze
The designer jeans craze in the '70s and '80s was like some sort of mass delusion — the culture was brainwashed by the idea of a perfect-fitting jean we could disco-dance, roller-boogie and strut through crowded environs in, all the while wiggling, but not jiggling, our junkless trunks. Maybe your body really is "only a…Read more
‘Cocoon’ Actor Wilford Brimley Dies @ 85
Wilford Brimley, the curmudgeonly character actor most famous for Cocoon (1985) and as the no-nonsense face of Quaker Oats and Liberty medical, died Saturday in St. George, Utah. In Absence of Malice and (inset) The Natural (Images via Columbia & TriStar) He was 85. TMZ confirmed that Brimley, who had lived with diabetes (in TV…Read more
Biehn Too Long, Classic Commercials & More!
Links to the past, with relevance today: Biehn was suh-mokin'! (GIF via GIPHY) THR: Don't miss this long, long Q&A with Michael Biehn, 63, who speaks about how his role in The Terminator (1984) came about, saying his first reaction to the script and to the news that an Austrian bodybuilder was attached was decidedly…Read more
Past & Curious: ’80s Chamber of Commerce Vids, Hutton Denies Rape, Farrah’s Superstar Lover
These videos are insane! (Image via video still) Keep reading for news of the past with relevance today: CITY LAB: You won't soon forget these nutty 1980s videos of cities selling themselves! https://youtu.be/UZ5kMCBELLQ My fave, above, is Detroit, since I grew up in Michigan. You're welcome. Within 72 hours of this parade, Philly's hospitals and…Read more