You've heard of Dueling Bankheads? How about Dueling Wainwrights? Even the cake was rainbow-themed! (All images by Matthew Rettenmund) On Tuesday, Grammy nominee Rufus Wainwright appeared at the Empire State Building by day and the Stonewall Inn by night to deliver his trademark passionate rendition of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”: https://youtu.be/fsBQTT-AfzI The first go-round, he…Read more
Stamos’s Cure for Trigger Finger, Sirhan Sirhan to Be Freed?, Enos Envy & More
Links to the past, with relevance today: Full House-pital (Image via Instagram) PEOPLE: Even ailing, John Stamos, 58, looks good. He posted a selfie from a hospital bed following surgery for a condition known as "trigger finger." HUFF POST: Sirhan Sirhan, the 77-year-old convicted assassin of presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968), has been granted…Read more
Paula Abdul Sets the Record ‘Straight Up,’ Curtin & Newman on That ‘SNL’ Fight & More!
Links to the past, with relevance today: It was her and we together ... (Image via Virgin) PEOPLE: Paula Abdul turns 59 today, June 19! In honor of the occasion, she chats about how she recorded her first smash, the #1 hit "Straight Up" ... in the songwriter's shower! According to Paula, "I recorded 'Straight…Read more
Tina, Go-Go’s, Carole King Entering Rock Hall, HBD Homer, RIP Norman Lloyd & More
Links to the past, with relevance today: Girls who rock (Images via IRS, Capitol & Ode) ROLLING STONE: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame truly got it right this time — the '21 class of inductees includes Tina Turner, the Go-Go's, Carole King, JAY-Z, Todd Rundgren and the Foo Fighters. Turner is already in…Read more
‘The Village Voice’ Is Done
The Village Voice, a liberal journalistic institution since its founding October 26, 1955, has ceased publication, Gothamist reports. (more…)Read more
Turning Point: A Second Look at ‘The Boys in the Band’
Fifty years ago this month, The Boys in the Band opened Off-Broadway. (more…)Read more
Past & Curious: 10 Gr8erDays Links
Ten links related to the past that will brighten up your immediate future: (more…)Read more
Past & Curious: 10 Gr8erDays Links!
Ten links to liven up your Oscars weekend: (more…)Read more