BootLeg Betty

Mister D Gone For a Few Days…New Songs Up

First off…I hope each of ya’ll had a very Happy Thanksgiving. I did and my belly…

A Beautiful, Yet Sad Story Concerning Alzheimer’s: Hello in There…

=&0=&Some may find this too sad…it did bring tears to my eyes. But I just loved…

Mister V weighs in on the P-town Rumour…

As for Bette taking over the lead in UrineTown, the hit Broadway Musical, Mister V writes:…

Here’s A little More Detail About Hulaween…This Year and Last Year…

This link is kind of cool, because you get a peek at what things have to…

An Hindi Remake of “Ruthless People”…Yes It’s True…

Bollywood is famous for borrowing from Hollywood. Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega, the Indian remake…

For DVD Lovers…

CD Universe has it that Stella and Scenes from a Mall will be released on DVD…

Bette Discovers “David Sanders Dance Dynamics”…Performed at Hulaween 2002

Warm Response To Local Troupe Several local dancers from David Sanders Dance Dynamics in East Islip…

Attention Chef Bev: More Foods Bette Savors

For more elite eating, there’s the Trustees Dining Room (open to members who contribute $3,000 a…

Bette Nostalgia

TODAY’S NOSTALGIA: On Nov. 25, 1977, CBS helped Rolling Stone celebrate its 10th anniversary with an…

Sister Girlfriend Bette Stays Busy!!!!

Chrysler Presents: The Line on Design

Saturday Night Sighting

=&0=&, Johnny Reznik, Patti Smyth and Nas partying at the “Songwriters in the Round” fund-raiser for…

Finally…Some More Songs Up…

Sorry for the inconvenience of all that. I also appreciate the e-mails I received concerning the…

The New Songs Were Not To Be Shared…

Just recieved a note from the fellow Bettehead who made the Hulaween recordings and it seems…

Here’s A Review of Mark Bego’s “Still Divine”

Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly Growing up a self-proclaimed “ugly, fat little Jewish girl with problems,”…

If You Already Ordered Mark Bego’s Book “Still Divine”…

It should be coming your way. Amazon has informed Snook that her book is on the…

New Songs Uploaded for this Week…

Some of these were from the NY, NY benefit that I attended after Sept 11, 2001.…

Something Chef Bev Might Want to Learn To Cook:-)

Dessert Delivery 360 E 55th St New York, NY 10022 Dessert Delivery (Say It With Flour),…

What the “little people” had to say about “Short Talks”

=&0=& I have looked high and low for a critics review of the all-star “Short Talks”…

Another Interview with the late Pauline Kael

=&0=& Just want to remind everyone that Ms. Kael actually thought Bette was a brilliant talent;…

Who Knew Bette Practiced Yoga? Not I…

Mister D: I know some of you like to travel, maybe go on retreats. Here was…

This Should Clear Up The Confusion As To Who Represents Bette

Mister D: I had noticed that some places, like IMDB, had Bette still being represented by…

More Pix From Lenox Ball

=&0=& Found a few more close-ups of Bette:

Sonny and Cher: The Gay Sensibility…Brief Bette mention

=&0=& Not much this morning, but some may find this interesting: Sonny, Cher, Midler, Gays

Please Let Bette be the Presenter of this Award…LOL

Cher will receive the Artist Achievement Award at the 2002 Billboard Music Awards, set for December…

MEDAL OF DISTINCTION AWARD PRESENTED TO BETTE MIDLER AT THE LENOX HILL HOSPITAL AUTUMN BALL 2002 IN NEW YORK CITY 11/19/2002

Bette Receiving Medal of Distinction

Midler At Lennox Hospital Autumn Ball Last Night

=&0=& Miss M receives another award for her work with NYRP, with Matt Lauer:

Toni Braxton on Her Career Path

Q: Meanwhile, you’re delivering something else: another album. After selling 25 million [of her first three…

Look…A Picture….

=&0=&Just a picture I found on an announcement that Bette was to appear in “Short Talks”.…

Found this tidbit on Singer/Musician Eric Bazilian …

=&0=& I found this little tidbit while researching musicians. Check out the bottom of this bio…

Beth Nielsen Chapman Discussing “The Color of Roses”

=&0=&I found this today while surfing the internet. Beth Nielson Chapman discussing the song and how…

Steve Martin Scores Most Laffs with “Short Talks”

‘Short’ long on laffs Martin’s ‘3 a.m.’ with Kline, Baranski a hit at benefit By ROBERT…

Liz Smith: Notes on “Short Talks”

=&0=& Not exactly an in depth analysis, but Liz was there. Come on Liz–you could have…

Yea, This is Old Too, So Eat Me!!!

=&0=&: And even if you saw the pic before, bet you didn’t know what it was…

Hairspray Opening: Yes, A little Late, But New Picture

They’ve got connections. Terrence McNally, who wrote the book to The Full Monty, worked with Hairspray…

My Question Made the LA Times on Sept 10th, 2002

=&0=&I had forgotten I had written the very repected music critic for the LA Times a…

Happy 21st Birthday Darrell!!!!

Hope you are having a grand day and night. Thanks so much for your friendship and…

Background Information Regarding “Short Talks on the Universe”

=&0=& This article comes from the Sunday, Nov 17th, New York Times, in case anyone is…

Mister V’s Generous Giving of Information on Bette

=&0=& Mister Vilanch has been so kind in giving me information that I really, really want…

My Mom’s Review of the Cher Concert…LOL

=&0=& Sorry Mom…I know this is an invasion of your privacy, but nothing is sacred on…

More Pics of Bette at “West Side Story” event

Just go to: www.wireimage.com and type “midler” in the search engine…she looks happy…that’s what counts:-)

Now I’m Sicker…Bette’s Tour Postponed

I just got a message from Mr. V saying that because of the immense work that…

Yet Another Award For Miss M

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, Matt Lauer presents =&0=& with the Medal of Distinction Award at Lenox…

Sorry…but I’m Sick Again!!!!

Went to see Cher’s farewell tour last night and had to leave before her final number.…

Just a Big Happy Birthday to Sophie…

Happy Birthday to Sophie and congrats to Bette for bing such a great Mom. Hope you…

A Review of the “West Side Story” Show

42nd & Vine Intersect for the First Time as Hollywood Hits Broadway Wednesday November 13, 10:58…

Here’s some pics of Bette, Chita, and Rita Performing “America”

The images are small, but it looks like they had a helluva time…You’ll need to type…

A Review of “Sophie Tucker, American Legend”

Mister D: This just made me think…wouldn’t it just make perfect sense for Bette to make…

Another Reason Why Lists Don’t Mean A Thing…

Maybe “The Rose” made the list…I don’t know…but with love songs like this…who wants to be…

Another Catty Remark About Bette and Bonnie’s Split…Hmmmm

Excerpt from Roger Friedman, Fox News…He’s cattier than Cindy Adams… =&0=&produced Divine Secrets by the way,…

Not Much News…But…

Mark your calendars for Tues Nov 12th for any coverage of the Katie Couric benefit at…

Songs Written For Bette That She Never Recorded

The first two songs (1980) in the Bette jukebox were written by the legendary rocker/guitarist, =&0=&:…

What West Side Story song is Bette Singing at the Katie Couric Charity?

November 8, 2002 — KATIE Couric is a mother, TV star, world traveler and now –…

Bette and other “Divas” used in a Sports Analogy? Huh?

=&0=& Friday, November 8, 2002 By ART THIEL SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER COLUMNIST For those persuaded that the…

“The Divine Miss M” — 30 years ago

It seems like only yesterday I crawled out of my bedroom window to sneak to the…

“Oh Gawd, Rosie…Here Come Those Fuckin’ NE Betteheads AGAIN…Shoo, Shoo!!!!”

Just a little yolk, fuck ’em if they can’t take a joke!!!….tee hee

Does This Mean Bette and Cher are <i>Friends </i>Again

Well if Cher and Bette can be “friends”, then why can’t Mister D and the Northeast,…

From Weekly World News…”Gay Away Spray”….LOL

All I have to say is thank God for the Weekly World News!!! Who writes this…

Today in History…November 6

In 1979, the world premiere of the movie “The Rose” was held at the Ziegfeld Theatre…

More on the Bette Broadway Appearance

Turns out Bette must have been the last one added to a stellar cast…those in the…

Bette’s Return to Broadway….Ahhhh!!!!

Guess Mike Nichols forgives her afterall!!!! Her Co-Star? A Purse By JAMES BARRON =&0=&will return to…

Is This Big Enough For You’s Ta Read????

Here’s the article Brian was referring to:

Moogy Klingman Live in New York City

www.moogymusic.com The guy responsible for co-writing “Friends“, “Let Me Just Follow Behind“, and co-producing =&1=&CD =&2=&…

Another Rocker Who Wanted To Write for Midler

Bette has always expressed how she wanted to be a rocker. For some reason I felt…

Did you know?

Bruce Vilanch began writing for the Oscars in ’89 (the last time the Academy Awards didn’t…

Did you know you can see Bette at the Smithsonian

Bette helps present “Smithsonian Minutes” along with other celebrities: Smithsonian Minutes

Bette and Coleman Douglas in New York

I ain’t never seen Mizz Midler wear these!!!!: =&0=& chooses from her favourite Manhattan store a…

Bette and Rosie Pic in New “People” Magazine Issue

A flower-powered Rosie O’Donnell (left) and pal Bette Midler had a hula-va good time letting their…

Hey, Liz—DUH? Anyone Could have Told You That!!!

From Liz Smith’s Column…LOL LAST WEEK, we raved over Bette Midler’s “Hulaween” event and its venue,…

One Critic’s Rules on Singers Becoming Actors

RULE NO. 1: STICK TO YOUR SINGING PERSONA Actors of Note Singers who aspire to be…

Bette Helps NY become US Nominee for 2012 Olympics

New York the U.S. nominee for 2012 Olympic Games By MICHAEL SAUL and TRACY CONNOR New…

Bette Helps NY Make Pitch for Olympics…

City’s tasty Olympic pitch Panel given bagels, deli treats By MICHAEL SAUL DAILY NEWS CITY HALL…

HHHMMMM….Kipper Ring a Bell?:-)

=&0=&dropped off her dog, Puddles von Hasselberg, at Hydrosurge groomers on the upper West Side. Midler…

Barry Manilow on Bette: Transcript from Larry King May 2002

KING: Now, the first time I saw you… MANILOW: When? KING: You were playing piano for…

Bette acknowledged in Rudy’s Book on Leadership

“Surround Yourself with Great People’ is not only the name of a chapter in this book.…

A Recent Interview with Singer/Songwriter, Brooke Ramel

You’re non-stop proactive, having had your hand in every aspect of your career from the very…

Hudson, New York: Harry!!! Is that Bette Midlah Antique-ing????

New York Times: November 1, 2002 By KATHRYN MATTHEWS HUDSON is a diamond in the rough…