Someone is smart. Bea-listers (Image via CBS) With all the hoopla around The Golden Girls all these years, someone at Hulu figured that plenty of fans would enjoy streaming the second-tier The Golden Palace — which is sweetened with big stars Don Cheadle and Cheech Marin — so the series makes its streaming debut on…Read more
Real-Life ‘Lord of the Flies,’ Jack Hanna Announces Dementia Diagnosis, Leslie Jordan & More
Links to the past, with relevance today: They lived to tell. (Image via Twitter @rcbregman) CBS NEWS: In case you thought The Lord of the Flies was the be-all, end-all about what would happen if a group of kids got stranded on an island — why not consider the real-life story of when Tongan schoolboys…Read more
‘Golden Girls’ Reimagined, Fonda’s Latest Chapter & More!
Links to the past, with relevance today: Thank you for being a friend. Not a white friend, not a Black friend. A friend. (Image via Zoom) ZOOM: Tracee Ellis Ross, 47, Regina King, 49, Sanaa Lathan, 48, and Alfre Woodard, 67, are the main cast reading a script from The Golden Girls tonight, Tuesday, September…Read more
Past & Curious: Lyle Be Seeing You & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Jim Nabors passed this eye exam! (Image via CBS) KENNETH IN THE (212): A lavish tribute to the late Lyle Waggoner's physical perfection. DO YOU REMEMBER?: Now you can get 50 Sesame Street stamps in honor of the show's 50th anniversary! EXTRATV: RIP Maggie Griffin. Comic Kathy Grifin's…Read more
Past & Curious: ‘First Wives’ Wallop, Rue’s Health Secrets & More!
Links to the past with relevance today ... It was a hit! (GIF via GIPHY) EW: Diane Keaton (b. 1946) really clobbered Marcia Gay Harden (b. 1959) with a foam bat in The First Wives Club (1996). Are you an Ann fan? (Image via Warner Bros.) RICK'S REAL/REEL LIFE: A glorious look back at birthday…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
Golden Palace: Review of Rue de la Rue Café
Earlier this year, the so-called Golden Girls restaurant — actually called the Rue de la Rue Café — opened in NYC following a flurry of international press. (more…)Read more