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
Past & Curious: Sitcoms Re-Imagined, Who’s the B’day Boy? & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Lucky wall (Image via 16 Magazine) BOY CULTURE: It's Tony Danza's birth week ... 68! Marisa Tomei as Edith Bunker isn't a stretch — they are the same age! (Image via CBS) DO YOU REMEMBER?: For one night only, the iconic sitcoms All in the Family and The…Read more
Past & Curious: Oscar Faves, Frampton Retiring & More!
Links from the past with relevance today ... Bette boozes, loses (Image via 20th Century Fox) GR8ERDAYS: Don't miss our GALECA-approved list of the 10 best pics about the Oscar race. Some were Oscar-worthy, some were Razzie-bound. One of the greats is saying goodbye. (Images via Rolling Stone) EXTRATV: So sad! Peter Frampton, 68, is…Read more
Verna Bloom, ‘Animal House’ Cougar, Dies @ 80
Verna Bloom, perhaps most widely known as the libidinous wife of Dean Wormer (John Vernon, 1932-2005) in Animal House (1978), died Wednesday, January 9, in Bar Harbor, Maine, of complications of dementia, THR reports. She was 80. Verna Bloom: August 7, 1938-January 9, 2019 (Image via Universal) The actress made her Broadway debut in 1967's…Read more
Dead Reckoning: Which Year Was the Worst for Celeb Deaths?
By the end of 2016, it felt as if everyone famous had died. We lost an incredible number of A-listers, including, but not limited to, Carrie Fisher and her mom Debbie Reynolds, Muhammad Ali, Gene Wilder, David Bowie, Prince and George Michael. (more…)Read more
Past & Curious: Beefcake Memories, A+ Madonna, Twins Peek
Time to enter a time capsule and see what new old news is breaking ... (more…)Read more
Burt Reynolds in Fine Form at ‘Deliverance’ Screening: Plus, Video!
Burt Reynolds, who turned 82 last month, was this week mocked in the press for appearing frail and using a cane. (more…)Read more
Vic Damone, Legendary Singer, Dies @ 89
Brooklyn-born baritone Vic Damone, whose hits in the '40s and '50s made him a household name, died Sunday, People reports. He was 89. (more…)Read more
Connie Sawyer, World’s Oldest Living Working Actor, Dies @ 105
Connie Sawyer, a veteran of vaudeville who was a pioneering female stand-up comedian (billed as a "girl comic") before settling into a relatively late-blooming career as a TV and film actress, died Sunday at 105. (more…)Read more
GR8ERDAYS Millennial Challenge! Do Young People Know Icons of the Past?
I was inspired to do a video project when, speaking with a millennial friend a year ago, it became clear he had never heard of ... Will & Grace! [caption id="attachment_4003" align="aligncenter" width="400"] She's comin' out — but are kids still noticing?[/caption] Having long been curious as to whether stars like Bette Davis and Judy Garland…Read more