Tag Archives: Madonna

Coke Canning Tab, Bassey’s Bad-Ass Comeback, Lansbury’s 95th & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Tab's ads were calorie harpers. (Image via Coca-Cola) WSJ: Coca-Cola is pulling the Tab — the '70s-tastic, one-calorie diet soda will no longer exist by 2021. Tiara I breathe ... (Image via Chris Jackson/Canadian Government) PEOPLE: The Queen of England, 94, has posed for her first official portrait…
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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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Biehn Too Long, Classic Commercials & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Biehn was suh-mokin'! (GIF via GIPHY) THR: Don't miss this long, long Q&A with Michael Biehn, 63, who speaks about how his role in The Terminator (1984) came about, saying his first reaction to the script and to the news that an Austrian bodybuilder was attached was decidedly…
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15 ’80s Pop Songs to Save Your Day

These songs were not very big U.S. hits, but they did liven up the '80s around the world. Surely these are some of the best arguments that the '80s may not have had the best music, but always had the most unselfconsciously fun music. My list includes two bonus tunes — one from 1979 and…
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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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What’s Up, Child Actor Dies, Roe v Roe & More — Past & Curious

Links to the past, with relevance today: Just what the Doc ordered (GIF via GIPHY) NYT: A revisitation of the screwball pastiche What's Up, Doc? (1972). Are you a fan? (I never was! I'm sorry!) PEOPLE: Little Richard, who died this month at 87, was buried after a short service in Alabama. KENNETH IN THE…
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Kelly Clarkson Covers Madonna’s ‘Like a Prayer’

"Like a Prayer" (1989) is easily one of the best songs Madonna ever wrote and sang, and Kelly Clarkson is one of the Queen of Pop's most ardent admirers. In fact, Clarkson auditioned for American Idol way back when using Madonna's "Express Yourself" (also 1989) as her song of choice! Now, the budding talk show…
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Past & Curious: Is His New Look Foxworthy? + More!

Links to the past with relevance today: I think he looks 100x better, no? (Image via Instagram) INSTAGRAM: Citing quarantine boredom, Jeff Foxworthy, 61, has shaved off his trademark mustache for the first time in 40 years! Peter Michael Marino tells it like it was. (Image via Event Combo) EVENT COMBO: You can watch the…
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