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Friday, January 18, 2019
Just tweet it! Our top 50 Jews to follow
By FRANCINE WOLFISZ
January 17, 2019
From culture and showbiz to politics and religion, we’ve compiled the definitive list of tweeters leading the way online…
Actress and founder, Grok Nation. They tweet at: @missmayim
Star of The Big Bang Theory, neuroscientist, writer and digital entrepreneur, Mayim Bialik is often seen taking to Twitter to share parenting advice, political opinions
Comedian, actress and producer. They tweet at: @SarahKSilverman
Never one to shy away from having opinions, Silverman uses comedy to address controversial topics, such as racism, sexism, politics and religion, as well as topical Israeli issues.
It’s a family-friendly frightfest for all, as we link the star of Goosebumps, Jack Black, to the star of Hocus Pocus, Bette Midler, using only family-friendly movies. Our special guest host for the day is 9-year old Patrick.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Two Ocean’s 9 Actresses Sarah Paulson Wants For A Sequel
BY SARAH EL-MAHMOUD
January 15, 2019
Last summer, we were introduced to Debbie Ocean and her newly-formed girl gang of clever criminals in Ocean’s 8, and it showed quite a bit of promise as the beginning of a lady-led heist franchise. While a sequel hasn’t been announced, Sarah Paulson has made it clear she’s interested in Ocean’s 9. Here’s who she would like to join the already star-studded cast:
I would like to add Bette Midler to the cast. I think she’d be great, or Emma Thompson. Can’t go wrong with either of them. Yeah, let’s get them both.
HELLO, DOLLY! UK Run Sounding Unlikely
by BWW News Desk
Jan. 17, 2019
Mister D: I knew about this about 3 weeks ago. I visited a theater forum in the UK and saw all this commotion about Bette Midler coming to the UK to play “Hello Dolly” for the Yukkers!!! So I contacted Divine Central and was told it was very unlikely. So I went back to the forum the other day saying not to get their hopes up. But I never posted it here. I’ve just been really under the weather these last few months. That’s why my posting has been so erratic. I have been almost bedridden for 6 months. And now I’m just coming out of the dark into the light.
While I’m posting, I might as well tell you not to expect the official Bette Midler site to reopen. They just didn’t feel like it was worth it to keep it running. They said the lack of traffic didn’t warrant it. I had a lot of ideas to keep it running, but I don’t think they want to get that involved.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
This video, Bruce Forsyth’s Big Night is something like a telethon with many guests. There is a full Bette Midler segment with a hilarious interview and two songs, Hello In There and Leader Of The Pack. This is an English show, Bette Midler was there starting her World Tour.
Bette Midler was performing at the London Palladium in 1978 in her Trash With Flash tour, and I went to see her the week before she was due on my TV show Bruce Forsyth’s Big Night. All the way through her act she kept falling on the floor and talking to the audience from where she was lying. It was very funny indeed. And boy could she sing.
Isn’t She Great is a 2000 biographical comedy-drama film that presents a fictionalized biography of author Jacqueline Susann, played by Bette Midler. An international co-production between the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan, the film was directed by Andrew Bergman from a screenplay by Paul Rudnick based on a 1995 New Yorker profile by Michael Korda. The film covers Susann’s entire life, focusing on her early struggles as an aspiring actress relentlessly hungry for fame, her relationship with press agent husband Irving Mansfield (Nathan Lane), with whom she had an institutionalized autistic son, her success as the author of Valley of the Dolls, and her battle with and subsequent death from breast cancer. In addition to Midler and Lane, the film stars Stockard Channing as Susann’s “gal pal” Florence Maybelle, David Hyde Pierce as book editor Michael Hastings, and John Cleese as publisher Henry Marcus. John Larroquette, Amanda Peet, Christopher McDonald, Debbie Shapiro, and Paul Benedict have supporting roles.