Tag Archives: history

Vintage Packages, Eddie Van Halen Tribute, RIP Jim Steinman & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Michael would've been nice to Landon. (Image via video still) POSEIDON'S UNDERWORLD: A massive list of massively endowed TV and movie actors. Hey, a guy gets bored! https://youtu.be/pjauGJZJ8ho DO YOU REMEMBER?: Nancy Wilson has a great Eddie Van Halen tribute song. Queen of Pop selfies are rare. (Image…
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Broadway’s Best Remembered, RIP Phyllis McGuire & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: The theater community was ravaged this year. (Image via video still) YOUTUBE: Raul Esparza directs a solemn reminiscence of the Broadway luminaries we lost in 2020, including Diahann Carroll (who is pictured above in a shot by Carl Van Vechten). Truly an improvement on most of these things.…
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All 8 U.S. Presidents Who Have Died in Office

It is unprecedented for a sitting U.S. president to become seriously ill in the month before a national election. Changing of the guard (Image via New York Herald Tribune) Since Trump confirmed Friday, October 2, that he and First Lady Melania Trump had contracted COVID-19, probably during a Rose Garden ceremony introducing his Supreme Court…
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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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