Tag Archives: Dolly Parton

JFK’s Flag Found, Moreno Honored, Quaid for Trump & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Is it the real deal? (Image via Antiques Roadshow) ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: In 2017, Antiques Roadshow declined to air an appraisal of a flag said to be from PT-109 because it was too difficult to determine provenance. If it's really from Kennedy's PT-109 — and the story is elaborate,…
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The Real End of WWII, Anthony Michael Hall Loses It & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Blanche was smart not to sell that time!!! (Image via YouTube) DEADLINE: The house used on The Golden Girls (1985-1992) was on the market for $3 million — and sold for $4 million! Next time someone wants to shoot using your house, let 'em. Blood-red, white and blue…
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Honoring Dolly, Potsi’s Divorce & More! — Past & Curious

Links to the past, with relevance today: Living doll (GIF via GIPHY) WCYB: Likenesses of Dolly Parton (b. 1946) may replace those of KKK and Confederates in Tennessee! He's such a Potsi! (GIF via GIPHY) EXTRATV: Anson Williams, 70, is about to be single. Examining Barry's biggest hit (Image via Dell) RICK'S REAL/REEL LIFE: The…
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‘Atta Girl’: ‘9 to 5’ Actress Peggy Pope Dies @ 91

Peggy Pope, the comedic actress whose line "atta girl!" in 1980's 9 to 5 became a classic movie quote, died May 27 in Fort Collins, Colorado. She had just turned 91. Variety reports that Pope's family made the announcement of her death, and promises a June 27 celebration of life. Born Florence Margaret Pope in…
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‘Weird’ Al, Dolly Parton, James Drury, Leslie Jordan & MORE!

Links to the past with relevance today: "Heroes do the right thing — they make the right choices." — James Drury (Image via video still) NYT: RIP James Drury, who was The Virginian (1962-1971). He died of natural causes at 85. Rory Calhoun soup (Image via video still) POSEIDON'S UNDERWORLD: Classic Hollywood tub scenes. A…
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Kenny Rogers Folds ’em @ 81

Via ExtraTV: Kenny Rogers, one of the most successful country music stars of all time, and a performer who crossed over into pop music and acting, died under hospice care Friday evening at his Sandy Springs, Georgia, home. He was 81. THR reports Rogers died of natural causes, as confirmed by his rep Keith Hagan.  The Country…
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Cher Ecstasy, ‘Longtime’ Fave, Dolly’s World & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Clothes call (GIF via GIPHY) CLOSER: Cher, 72, and Bob Mackie, 80, have made the craziest, most fashion-forward, most ridiculous, most memorable, cleverest clothes ever — and some of them will be on display at the Met Gala. Homecoming (GIF via GIPHY) BACK 2 STONEWALL: Remembering Longtime Companion…
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Past & Curious: ‘9 to 5’ Reunion, Mr. Rogers Returns & More!

Links to the past with relevance today ... This would be her 2nd time at the rodeo. (GIF via GIPHY) EXTRATV: Time's running out for a proper 9 to 5 (1980) sequel (What would the characters be doing in their seventies and eighties? Fighting mandatory retirement?), but the cast of that gem just might be…
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Past & Curious: Bulging with Talent, ‘Jaws’-Dropping & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Roy Thinnes (b. 1938) looking rather thickes (Image via movie still) POSEIDON'S DEPTHS: This mega-post on mens' bulges throughout TV and movie history could put your eye out! Then there is this glimpse from 1987! He had it all ... (Image via movie still) METROGRAPH: Bogie's platform shoes!…
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