Links to the past, with relevance today: She says she will "never" retire. (Image by Lauren Dukoff for Variety) VARIETY: Rita Moreno, 89, fronts Variety's Power of Women special issue. Hilarious: Following her Oscar, Moreno was one of the few to land Emmy, Grammy and Tony awards, a coveted distinction known as an EGOT. And…Read more
Past & Curious: Elvis’s Grandkids, Whitney’s ‘Bodyguard’ Secret!
Links to the past with relevance today: Lisa Marie, 51, shows off her brood. (Image via Instagram) EXTRATV: All of Elvis's (1935-1977) grandkids in one pic! An actual "gold"-en girl (Image by Brit Huckabay/NSGA) TODAY: Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins has won gold in the 50- and 100-meter races at the National Senior Games, and she broke…Read more
GALECA’s 10 Best Movies About the Oscars
GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics has revealed its picks for the 10 best pics about the Oscars. Keep reading for the full list by John Griffiths for GALECA: Boyd does he wanna win! (Image via Embassy Pictures) (1) The Oscar (1966) Poor sociopath Frank Fane (Stephen Boyd, 1931-1977) wants that Best Actor trophy so bad, he’ll almost kill…Read more
Dead or Alive: Famously Dead, Surprisingly Alive
This post combines two elements of pop culture nostalgia that regularly come up in terms of celebs of the past — "Oh, my God, I can't believe he/she died!" and, "Oh, my God, I can't believe he/she is still alive!" ... (more…)Read more
Everyone Who Sang the National Anthem at the Super Bowl
P!nk (b. 1979) didn't like her odds of pulling off a flawless national anthem at this year's Super Bowl considering she's sick as a dog with the flu, so she did some very smart expectations-managing pre-game, letting everyone know it was gonna be a slog. (more…)Read more
GR8ERDAYS Millennial Challenge! Do Young People Know Icons of the Past?
I was inspired to do a video project when, speaking with a millennial friend a year ago, it became clear he had never heard of ... Will & Grace! [caption id="attachment_4003" align="aligncenter" width="400"] She's comin' out — but are kids still noticing?[/caption] Having long been curious as to whether stars like Bette Davis and Judy Garland…Read more