Tag Archives: LGBT

Tippi at 91, Scoop on ‘This Was Hollywood,’ Dolly Mounring & More!

Links to the past: A coupla birds (Image via Instagram) INSTAGRAM: Melanie Griffith proudly shared photos of her living-legend mom Tippi Hedren in honor of the Hitchcock heroine's 91st, writing: "Happy Birthday Mom!! You are as beautiful today , at 91 years old , as you were at 22 in this first photo. I love…
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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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Ford Returns as Indiana Jones, RIP Barbara Windsor & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Hairy-son Ford ... (Image via Lucasfilm) BBC: Harrison Ford, 78, has signed up for a fifth — and final — gig as Indiana Jones. I recently rewatched all four and must say Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) — aside from "Anything Goes" — is complete…
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Sexiest ’70s & ’80s Poster Boys

As time has marched on, we have lost various art forms — the art of the album cover is nearly lost (since there is no reason to create an image to fit on a physical cover anymore — though this IG account helps preserve it), and the art of the cheesy beefcake poster is ...…
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Rock Hudson: First Famous Face of AIDS

Before Rock Hudson, 59, was outed as suffering from AIDS in July of 1985, other well-known figures had contracted HIV and even died of the resulting syndrome, but no household names of Hudson's caliber — and certainly no icons of masculinity and wholesomeness. Rock in his heyday (Image via movie still) By July of 1985, Hudson…
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Al Green: ‘Who Did This?’ Plus: Lost ‘Parting Glances’ Q&A & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: TWITTER: The legendary Al Green, 74, lit up Twitter with this found image. https://youtu.be/VFaiShW6ki4 KENNETH IN THE (212): Director Bill Sherwood (1952-1990) of Parting Glances (1986) is interviewed at length about his groundbreaking gay film in 1986. Sadly, he would only live another several years, due to AIDS. (They reference this…
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Blondie & Manilow Sell Catalogues, Go-Go’s Fact Check & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Debbie's rollin' in dough, ya'll! (GIF via GIPHY) ROLLING STONE: Blondie's co-founders — Debbie Harry and Chris Stein — as well as Barry Manilow have sold their entire catalogues to Hipgnosis, which will license it up the wazoo. Clearly, these older artists are considering the limiting qualities of…
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Remembering Frances Farmer, Muppet Mania & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Pork on the hoof! (GIF via GIPHY) NYT: The Muppets are back! https://youtu.be/NljzIRETftY YOUTUBE: Are you a Judy Garland fan? Seth Sikes definitely is — and he's covering a Judy tune in a 2020 way to promote Fire Island. This parody/tribute is based on a song from 1946's…
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