Links to the past, with relevance today: Hawkins-Byrd & Sheindlin in 2018 (Image via Twitter) DO YOU REMEMBER?: Petri Hawkins-Byrd, 64, the ever-stoic bailiff on Judge Judy for 25 years, is venting — turns out he was not asked to join Judge Judy Sheindlin, 78, on her new venture, Judy Justice: “She informed me I…Read more
‘Old Yeller’ Star Tommy Kirk Dies @ 79
So sad to read that Tommy Kirk, the winsome star of Disney's phenomenally popular — and deeply sad — family film Old Yeller (1957), has died. Tommy was the ultimate boy-next-door for Disney (Image via Walt Disney) He was 79. ExtraTV reports the retired actor was found dead at home in Las Vegas yesterday, September 28, by…Read more
Married John Schneider Marries + Disney Legend Dies & More!
Links to the past with relevance today: Did he have a best man, or a good ol' boy? (GIF via GIPHY) PEOPLE: John Schneider, 59, just got married — except he's still married to his most recent wife. Which is "General Lee" not acceptable. He has The Fog-giest. (Image via AVCO-Embassy) VARIETY: John Carpenter, 71,…Read more
Past & Curious: Body of Missing Mouseketeer Found?
Links to the past with relevance today ... Day's car was found in the possession of two strangers last year. (Image via Disney) VARIETY: Dennis Day (b. 1942), an original Mouseketeer, had been reported missing by his husband a year ago. Now, authorities have found human remains on his property — and it appears they…Read more
Past & Curious: Return to ‘Oz,’ Elvira’s Back & More!
Links to the past with relevance today ... Blonde ambition (Image via MGM) POSEIDON'S UNDERWORLD: As The Wizard of Oz (1939) hits 80, a new book gathers as much info as possible about what may be the most beloved movie of all time. Elvira: Mistress of Netflix? (Image via New World) MOVIE WEB: Cassandra Peterson…Read more