Links to the past, with relevance today: All she wants for Christmas is, well, all of it. (Image via Apple TV+) HUFF POST: Mariah Carey wants to trademark "Queen of Christmas," and that isn't sitting well with some other divas, especially Darlene Love. https://youtu.be/tsU08y9peZg THR: Steve Martin, who just turned 77, says Only Murders in…Read more
JFK’s Flag Found, Moreno Honored, Quaid for Trump & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Is it the real deal? (Image via Antiques Roadshow) ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: In 2017, Antiques Roadshow declined to air an appraisal of a flag said to be from PT-109 because it was too difficult to determine provenance. If it's really from Kennedy's PT-109 — and the story is elaborate,…Read more
Carl Reiner Dies @ 98
Just two days before his death at 98 from natural causes, comedy great Carl Reiner tweeted what now sounds like his last words: https://twitter.com/carlreiner/status/1277021923805786112?s=20 Except these were not his last words, not even on social media. He went on to excoriate Donald Trump, lament Hillary Clinton's loss and then praise the late icon Noel Coward…Read more
Past & Curious: Sitcoms Re-Imagined, Who’s the B’day Boy? & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Lucky wall (Image via 16 Magazine) BOY CULTURE: It's Tony Danza's birth week ... 68! Marisa Tomei as Edith Bunker isn't a stretch — they are the same age! (Image via CBS) DO YOU REMEMBER?: For one night only, the iconic sitcoms All in the Family and The…Read more