It's hard to believe the late character actor Earl Boen was only 81; he has seemed to be everywhere for so long, I assumed he was 10 years older. Another Seinfeld guest star has died. (Image via video still) In fact, the hard-working thesp worked on the stage as a teen in the '50s until…Read more
Betty White’s Last Message, Christine Baranski & LeVar Burton Interviews, Meat Loaf Memories & More
Links to the past, with relevance today: Her memory of her favor is so touching! (Image via CBS) CBS SUNDAY MORNING: Christine Baranski, 69, grants a wide-ranging interview to CBS Sunday Morning. The miniseries is recognized internationally. (Image via ABC) PEOPLE: LeVar Burton, 64, reflects on Roots 45 years to the day (January 23, 1977)…Read more
‘Back in St. Olaf! Back in St. Olaf! Back in St. Olaf!’ — Every One of Rose’s Stories
This is incredible, but TV Land seemingly gathered every St. Olaf story Rose aka Betty White ever told on The Golden Girls! "I've kept these bitter butter memories for too long!" (Image via video still) It's a dumbfounding finding of dumb: https://youtu.be/Q1Z3E4d02xkRead more
Thank You for Being a Friend, Betty White: Icon Dies @ 99
It's been a terrible year for so many reasons, and now we have another sad milestone — TV icon Betty White has died at 99, just weeks shy of her 100th birthday. A Rose by any other name (Image via NBC) TMZ reported the heartbreaking news that White died at her home in Brentwood. Variety reportsWhite is believed…Read more
‘Golden Palace’ Makes Streaming Debut on Hulu!
Someone is smart. Bea-listers (Image via CBS) With all the hoopla around The Golden Girls all these years, someone at Hulu figured that plenty of fans would enjoy streaming the second-tier The Golden Palace — which is sweetened with big stars Don Cheadle and Cheech Marin — so the series makes its streaming debut on…Read more
Real-Life ‘Lord of the Flies,’ Jack Hanna Announces Dementia Diagnosis, Leslie Jordan & More
Links to the past, with relevance today: They lived to tell. (Image via Twitter @rcbregman) CBS NEWS: In case you thought The Lord of the Flies was the be-all, end-all about what would happen if a group of kids got stranded on an island — why not consider the real-life story of when Tongan schoolboys…Read more
Dena Dietrich, Chiffon’s Prickly Mother Nature, Dies @ 91
Dena Dietrich, a longtime stage actress who became a familiar face in countless households via her sardonic portrayal of Mother Nature in '70s and early '80s Chiffon Margarine ads, died Saturday, November 21, at 91. She was like butter. (Images via video still & head shot) Dietrich died at the Motion Picture Country Home, where…Read more
‘Jeopardy!’ Star Alex Trebek Dies @ 80
Alex Trebek, the charmingly matter-of-fact host of the cerebral game show Jeopardy! for 36 years, has died following his highly publicized battle with pancreatic cancer. (Image via GIPHY) He was 80. The show's Instagram account confirmed his death Sunday, posting simply, "Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning,…Read more
‘Golden Girls’ House View Blocked, Classic TV Deaths & More!
Links to the past, with relevance today: Thank you for ... moving along. (Image via Facebook) FACEBOOK: The new owners of the classic Golden Girls home are working hard to ... block the view, so fans can't see it anymore. Most of the shocking deaths weren't rescinded! (GIF via GIPHY) TV LINE: The 100 most…Read more
‘Golden Girls’ Reimagined, Fonda’s Latest Chapter & More!
Links to the past, with relevance today: Thank you for being a friend. Not a white friend, not a Black friend. A friend. (Image via Zoom) ZOOM: Tracee Ellis Ross, 47, Regina King, 49, Sanaa Lathan, 48, and Alfre Woodard, 67, are the main cast reading a script from The Golden Girls tonight, Tuesday, September…Read more