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Carl Reiner Dies @ 98

Just two days before his death at 98 from natural causes, comedy great Carl Reiner tweeted what now sounds like his last words: https://twitter.com/carlreiner/status/1277021923805786112?s=20 Except these were not his last words, not even on social media. He went on to excoriate Donald Trump, lament Hillary Clinton's loss and then praise the late icon Noel Coward…
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I Am in Love With Hart Bochner

Okay, the title of this post is hyperbolic and somewhat misleading, but I've always been a huge fan of the model-turned-actor-turned-director, known for appearing in such films as Breaking Away (1979), Making Mr. Right (1987), Die Hard (1988) and the miniseries War and Remembrance (1988-1989). Tell me I'm wrong. (GIF via GIPHY) I fell for…
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What’s a Rose Marie? A Review of ‘Wait for Your Laugh’

I first experienced Rose Marie (b. 1923) when I stumbled upon the 1933 pre-Code film International House on TV back when I was a kid in the '70s. Watching this cute little girl, whose career predates that of Shirley Temple (1928-2014), belting "My Bluebird's Singing the Blues" — not to mention suggestive elements like racy…
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