If you were a big fan of the late, great Doris Day (1922-2019), you won't want to miss the Julien's auction of some of her most treasured personal effects. Imagine owning this! (Image via Julien's) You can view the items — which go up for sale April 4 online in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic…Read more
Past & Curious: ‘Punky Brewster 2,’ Judy Garland Wish List & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: What ever happened to Baby Punky? (GIF via GIPHY) EW: There's a Punky Brewster (1984-1988) sequel series coming — and it will star Soleil Moon Frye, 42. Send in the Garland! (GIF via GIPHY) RICK'S REAL/REEL LIFE: An intriguing list of films that Judy Garland (1922-1969) might have…Read more
Past & Curious: Cattrall Is ‘Filthy Rich, Day’s Gone By & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Natch. (GIF via TheHeterophobicGuy) TV LINE: Kim Cattrall, 62, is heading to TV in Filthy Rich, a show that is a remake of a New Zealand hit, not a remake of the fondly remembered, short-lived, Delta Burke (b. 1956) sitcom. Pajamarama (Image via video still) PEOPLE: Doris Day,…Read more
Doris Day, One of the World’s Most Beloved Stars, Dies @ 97
Doris Day, the woman who made iconic marks in the worlds of music, radio, movies and television — and one of the most famous animal advocates in history — has died. She was 97. Doris Day: April 3, 1922-May 13, 2019 (Image via headshot) The Doris Day Animal Foundation announced her passing early Monday in…Read more
Doris Day’s 12 Best Pieces of Work
We lost Doris Day at 97 in 2019. Having succeeded as a singer, actress in movies/on TV, TV host and animal-rights activist, she was one of Hollywood's most revered women. Here, my picks for the dozen best things she ever did, creatively. Let me know what I have left out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ei_I_poCNFI&frags=pl%2Cwn (12) "A Guy Is…Read more
Pass the Cheescake: Thanksgiving Pinups!
Have a great Thanksgiving, and enjoy these promotional photos of starlets in Turkey Day poses. (more…)Read more
Dead or Alive: Famously Dead, Surprisingly Alive
This post combines two elements of pop culture nostalgia that regularly come up in terms of celebs of the past — "Oh, my God, I can't believe he/she died!" and, "Oh, my God, I can't believe he/she is still alive!" ... (more…)Read more
Doris Day Turns 96 — New Pic!
As has been her tradition for several years, living legend Doris Day has posed for a new portrait for People Magazine, showing the singer and actress looking fit as a fiddle as she closes in on the century mark: (more…)Read more
Showbiz Great Rose Marie Dies @ 94
In the very year she joined Twitter, engaging hundreds of thousands of fans she humbly said she never knew she had, Rose Marie has died at 94. (more…)Read more
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…Read more