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New McNugget Flavor, Hurricane Laura Topples Confederate Statue & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: I live and die for BBQ — even if I've sworn off! (Image via McDonald's) WGN: For the first time since introducing the li'l devils in 1983, McDonald's is launching a new Chicken McNuggets flavor — Spicy! We could've guessed #1! (GIF via GIPHY) BILLBOARD: Top 100 music-video…
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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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Bad Goods, Dench Does ‘Vogue,’ Leif-time Ban: Past & Curious

Links to the past, with relevance today: Born to be sold ... by Faye Dunaway. (Image via video still) HUFF POST: Terrible movies from the past you can see for free on YouTube — and baby, the price is right! NYT: Couple married 71 years die days apart, he of COVID-19, she more likely of…
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Ja’Net DuBois’s Family: She Was Cab Calloway’s Daughter

Good Times star Ja'Net DuBois, who died last month unexpectedly, was a colorful person with some holes in her personal story — but who would have predicted her death certificate would claim her birth father was big-band legend Cab Calloway? According to her family, DuBois' mother was Lillian Gouedy, as previously known, but her father…
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Blowing Up Her Image: A Review of ‘Bombshell’

If you're old enough to know who Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000) was, her name probably conjures a handful of things: Great beauty, skinny-dipping, many husbands, Harvey Korman's Hedley Lamarr character in Blazing Saddles (1974), a shoplifting scandal. (more…)
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