Tag Archives: Past & Curious

Screech Cancer Scare, Lucy Biopic Has ‘Splaining to Do & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: Diamond hasn't been close with his castmates in years. (GIF via GIPHY) TMZ: Saved by the Bell's "Screech," Dustin Diamond, who just turned 44, has been hospitalized with what doctors fear may be cancer. PAGE 6: Bruce Willis, 65, left a Rite Aid in COVID-19-drenched L.A. because he…
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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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Screech 86ed, Close on Close, the Day Lucy Said Goodbye to Viv & More!

Links the past, with relevance today: Just the four of us! (Image via Peacock) TV LINE: The Saved by the Bell reunion episode squeeze Lisa Tuttle in, but Screech was disappeared. That's what you get for being a turncoat actor who trashes his former co-stars! Oh, baby! (Image via Warner Bros.) GREG IN HOLLYWOOD: The…
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Ricky Schroder Goes Full White Supremacy, Meryl Streep Raps & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: White powerless (Image via Twitter) THE WRAP: Former child star Ricky Schroder, 50, contributed "significantly" to a fund to raise $2M to bond accused Kenosha killer Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, out of prison. Rittenhouse crossed state lines with an assault weapon to try to restore order to a city…
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Remembering Mr. Trebek, Ivana This To Be Over, Ferrigno’s 69 & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: The man with all the ... questions. (Image via video still) EXTRATV: Friends remember Alex Trebek, who died at 80 on Saturday, including some warm words from 90-year-old Ed Asner. https://youtu.be/BogIUakQOl4 CBS THIS MORNING: Could 85-year-old Sophia Loren be heading toward another Oscar?! Still loving her ... (Image…
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Paul Lynde’s Halloween Special, Sanderson Sister Surprise & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: "As you know, there's a real scary holiday coming up ... Election Day!" (Image via ABC) YOUTUBE: It's that time of year again ... time to watch the infamous Paul Lynde Halloween Special from 1976, the only place to find KISS, Margaret Hamilton and Roz Kelly under the…
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