Links to the past with relevance today: "I don't think I'll try to talk too much," he said while accepting his Oscar. (Lyons Press) FOX NEWS (BOO!): George Chakiris, 86, has released a memoir, My West Side Story, in which he tells the story of his life and career. In remembering co-star Natalie Wood (1938-1981),…Read more
Natalie Wood’s Daughter Speaks About Her Death in New Doc
A new trailer for the HBO doc Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind reveals her daughter, Natasha Gregson Wagner, speaking with great vulnerability about her late mom. "The day my mom died, my entire world was shattered. Since then, there's been so much focus on how she died that it's overshadowed who she was as a…Read more
Mart Crowley, ‘The Boys in the Band’ Playwright, Dies @ 84
Mart Crowley, who changed American theater with his trailblazing — and just plain blazing— gay-themed play The Boys in the Band (1968), died Sunday. He was 84. Crowley's death was first reported by writer Michael Musto. He reportedly suffered a heart attack, had surgery, but passed away while recovering from surgery. The writer had been enjoying a renaissance, with…Read more
Past & Curious: RIP Mrs. Dubcek, Adam West Remembered, Natalie Wood Proof?
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Past & Curious: Lucille Ball + ‘Reefer Madness’ + More!
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New Wood Presser: Heat Turned Up on Wagner
A live presser held February 5 by the L.A. County Sheriff's Office seemed designed to turn up the heat on 87-year-old Robert Wagner in the renewed investigation into the 1981 drowning death of his wife, Natalie Wood. (more…)Read more
Robert Wagner Officially a ‘Person of Interest’ in Natalie Wood’s Death
Natalie Wood drowned in November 1981 during a cruise on her yacht the Splendour. She, husband Robert Wagner, the ship's captain and their friend actor Christopher Walker had been the only peoplel aboard. (more…)Read more