February 9, 2023 Burt Bacharach, a songwriter, composer and record producer whose indelible hits at times defined their era, died Wednesday, February 8, at his L.A. home. He was 94. Songwriter of a generation — or two (Image via Spotify) Bacharach had been a rare pop maestro whose face was as well-known as his work, thanks…Read more
Dionne Warwick Dazzles at Saks
Dionne Warwick, 81, was the special performer at a Saks Fifth Avenue Foundation event on October 11, 2022, to raise money and awareness for the cause of mental health. Warwick — from the front row! (Images by Matthew Rettenmund) The veteran entertainer can still captivate a room, as she at L'Avenue at Saks while crooning…Read more
‘Miami Vice’ Guest-Star Orgy, Happy John Ritter Day & More!
September 17, 2020 Links to the past, with relevance today: Yes, Liam was on MV. So was Chris Rock! (How old IS he?) (Image via video still) TWITTER: Wow, he's playing my song! Didn't even like the series, but how could I not love this adoringly assembled guest-star montage from Miami Vice?! The show turned…Read more
Dionne Has Questions, Candice Bergen Reflects, Remembering David L. Lander & More!
Links to the past, with relevance today: They're just happy she's heard of them! (Image via Twitter) TWITTER: The great Dionne Warwick, who turns 80 this month, is having fun asking newer artists why they are going by the names they're going by — including Chance the Rapper and the Weeknd. Brown grad (GIF via…Read more
Past & Curious: ‘Grease,’ Too?, Debbie Does Aerobics & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: In the prequel, will Sandy be in her 20s? (GIF via Paramount) BOING BOING: The movie version of Grease (1978) may be getting a prequel. Are you excited for it, or are you too hopelessly devoted to the original? This is me. (Image by Matthew Rettenmund) TWITTER: A…Read more