Tag Archives: The Golden Girls

Rooney Mara to Play Audrey Hepburn, Betty White’s Final Days & More

Links to the past, with relevance today: Close enough? (GIF via GIPHY) INSTYLE: Rooney Mara has been cast as Audrey Hepburn in an upcoming biopic. JUST JARED: This actress was briefly Faye Dunaway's assistant. On the plus side, she went over her annotated Chinatown script with her. On the negative side, she was Faye Dunaway's…
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‘Golden Girls’ Blackface Episode Pulled

One episode of The Golden Girls ("Mixed Blessings" from 1988) will be pulled from Hulu because it shows Rose and Blanche in mud masks; in context, the joke is clearly derived from mistaking the masks for blackface, with Rose saying, "We're not really black!" It's a shame they can't simply trim the scene, because the…
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Past & Curious: Tate’s Sis on Robbie, Macy Gray Sings ‘Golden Girls’!

Links to the past with relevance today: Margot conjuring Sharon (Image via Columbia) VANITY FAIR: Sharon Tate's (1943-1969) surviving sister Debra Tate (b. 1952) loooved the performance Margot Robbie (b. 1990) gave as her sister in Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood (2019). She recently said: “She made me cry because she sounded just…
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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…)
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