February 15, 2023 The death of Raquel Welch today at 82 — after what was reportedly a brief illness — is one of those wake-up calls that yes, everyone dies. Welch was 71 (Image by Matthew Rettenmund) Though she'd mostly been in hiding following the cancellation of the Canadian series Date My Dad and the smashing…Read more
Timothy Dalton: Double-O Delicious
Welsh actor Timothy Dalton — 007 to you! — born 74 years ago March 21. The eyes have it! (GIF via GIPHY; images via movie stills) In honor of his birthday weekend, feast your eyes on some of his hottest moments on TV and film over the years. For YOUR eyes only ... (Image via…Read more
Past & Curious: Day’s Grandson Barred from Seeing Her? + More
Links to the past with relevance today: Melcher hadn't seen his grandma in over a decade (Image via headshot) FACEBOOK: Doris Day's (1922-2019) only grandchild, Ryan Melcher, has unloaded on Facebook, claiming he was kept from her by "a former fan turned manager" who wanted to know why he would even want to see her,…Read more
First Ladies: Opening Lines from 50+ Memoirs by Actresses
One of my favorite-ever posts at my LGBTQ blog Boy Culture was an exhaustive list of first and last lines from queer novels and novellas, here. (more…)Read more
12 Days of Bizarre Christmas Performances!
Happy holidays from Gr8erDays.com — enjoy these random clips of celebs singing Christmas classics ... (more…)Read more
When Mae West Was Good: Hot New Book!
Goodness has something to do with it — but greatness has more. Michael Michaud, the author of engrossing books on celebs — Sal Mineo: A Biography (2011), Famous Enough: A Hollywood Memoir (with Diane McBain, 2014) and Alan Sues: A Funny Man (2017) — has just published his latest (and greatest?) tome, Mae West: Between the Covers (BearManor,…Read more
10 Walks To Remember!
Sometimes, actors use their bodies to make more impact than their words, and I've always been a sucker for an interesting walk. Check out 10 of the most memorable walks in movie and music-video history ... (more…)Read more
GR8ERDAYS Millennial Challenge II: Marlon Who?
Herewith, the second part of my Millennial Challenge, in which you will find a video of millennials telling us what they know about Hollywood greats and a video of them remembering (or misremembering!) TV classics. (more…)Read more