BootLeg Betty

Ex-Harlette and Sister Girlfriend of Ms. M Sings in L.A. cabaret at the Tiffany Jan. 14

Mister D: Now some of you Westerners get out there and go see Ms. Lewis…should be…

Actor Alan “Rudge” Bates from “The Rose” Knighted…

Another royal Bette can stand:-) 2002 Tony Award winner Alan Bates was chosen for this year’s…

New Music Up: Happy New Year Party!!!!

I’d like to take a bit of your time and say thank you, thank you, thank…

Rex Reed’s Take on Bette’s 10 Minute Perfomance in “Short Talks” on Broadway…

Mister D: Even though it’s only one sentence, I at least found one renowned (notorious) critic,…

Rock Critic, Greil Marcus Discussing the Origins of His “Real Life Top 10” Salon Column

Dave: How did you start writing the “Real Life Top 10” columns for Salon.com? Are those…

Bette and Bag Snaggers…

The Bag Snagger is a new tool for arborists and citizen tree pruners designed to remove…

Tom Waits on Bette Midler

Mister D: This is from an interview with Francis Thumm in Interview Magazine, 1989 FT: Bette…

From “The Observer” , July 14, 2002….hmmmm???!!!!

Mister D: Such strange casting and subject…why I can’t even imagine it:-) But you never know…

Robert Risko: Caricaturist

Mister D: Robert Risko is a great caricaturist. I love his response to the interviewers description…

Janis Ian Talks About Her Song, “Some People’s Lives”

You have said that Some People’s Lives is the best song you’ve ever been involved with.…

Too Bad,,,

Mister D: But I don’t think Scorsese is involved anymore…. NY POST/CINDY ADAMS…. –COURTNEY LOVE’s movie…

More Bette-Related Places To Visit….

To vist while in New York, of course:-): Liz Christy Bowery-Houston Gardens Good citizenship, great garden.…

John Hurt, “Alien” Actor, On His Favorite Bette Midler Joke…

Alien reminds Hurt of one of his favourite Bette Midler jokes, her riff about the scene…

New Songs Up Early…

This was a birthday request on Christmas…so how could I turn that down. Anyway, it’ smy…

Bette Included on Santa’s List: Santa Wants More Movies!!!!

SHOW BIZ For those whom we in the Islands know best, Santa is making rounds By…

Happy Holidays Everyone!!!!

Just remember—-sometimes no news is good news:-) Love, Mister D

Good To Hear: Bette Still Considered A “Water-Cooler” Moment…LOL

As it has in years past, the broadcast will feature an off-site performance. Last year, Britney…

Well, At Some Point, Someone Thought Bette Could Play the Sexy ‘Roxie’ in “Chicago”…

Mister D: Remember that unflattering review about Zellwegger looking like a bloated Bette Midler in Chicago….NOT!!!….well,…

More Mag Pix Up…About 25 New Ones

Mama Rose has been at it again…she scanned more pics just so I’d have to work…

From Joyce Millman’s Celebrity Profile Horoscope

Mister D: This from the NY Daily News on Dec 20th, 2002 Celebrity Profiles Sagittarian icon…

New Songs Are Up…

I’ve put some new songs up for the Holidays. This time the theme is Love, Hope,…

Couldn’t Have Posed This If I Tried…

Barry caught little Miss M laying in front of her namesake…too cute. I had to run…

For Brian:-)

December 21, 2002 — Remember the songs “He’s a Rebel” and “Da Doo Ron Ron?” (If…

Photographer for the Bette “Bon Appetit” Pic

The photographer for the Bette Bon Appetit Pic is Torkil Gudnason. There was no year given,…

Thanks to Pamela from Canada for This…

Mister D: This came from Pamela on the Official Bette Message Board…an old interview with Delilah…

From Seattle: The Paramount Theatre Changes Hands

Since 1992, former Microsoft executive Ida Cole has spent countless hours and more than $30 million…

One Degree of Separation

Mister D: I hope these ladies (Lady Puffy and Snook) don’t kill me, but they are…

Bette’s Tuna and Potato Salad Recipes

in the kitchen with Bette Though she has whittled down her once ample figure, Bette Midler…

Bon Appetit Pic and Interview, Jan 2003 Issue

Mister D: First the pic, then the interview below it… Do you like to cook? Yes.…

Where You Might Find Bette Buying A (broken) Blossom

Zezé 398 E. 52nd St., near First Ave. A favorite of Bette Midler, Sting, and Sutton…

What You Might See In Bette’s Abode

The Top 100 Architects & Decorators By Wendy Goodman New York Metro, Oct 2002 Michael Formica…

Teensy Tiny Ozzy-Bette Connection Again

Mister D: The first connection was when Bette’s assistant found Ozzy’s missing dog….this time, the despised…

Correction: Bette Not On Cover of “Bon Appetit”

Bev corrected me on this. Mister D got too excited:-)….Anyway, Bette is not on the cover…

Missed This One…But Fuck it…Got it Now:-)

December 3, 1973 (remember this date) Bette Midler stars in her own one-woman show, which opens…

Thanks to Bev For This Alert…

Bev let us know that Miss M is on the cover of Bon Appetit magazine fielding…

Better Pix of Bette at 42nd and Vine

Producer Scott Kroopf on His First Job

My first movie was Outrageous Fortune. It was a baptism of fire because we had the…

Mariah Carey on Guest Hosting “The View”

Mariah also told me about guest hosting The View on ABC, which she did live yesterday.…

Broward County Residents See “Short Cuts”

BROWARD ARTS Off to N.Y. in search of new plays KEITH CASSIDY The women who run…

Introducing My Newest Baby: Miss M

Barry surprised me today and adopted a new little kitten (very unlike him to do this:-))…

Thanks to Mama Rose…

Even more new magazine pics are up…some I’ve never seen before…and I thought I had seen…

Trent Lott, Art & Questioning, Republican Racists?

Lethom has been called a “folk artist”, “naive artist”, etc. His works are owned by Jenny…

Mama Rose Goes Beyond Call of Duty…Scans More Magazine Covers!!!!

Everybody check out the Scrapbook 4 Betteheads…Mama Rose has been so kind and scanned some more…

Will J-LO Ever Topple Miss M? Hell No!!!

(The Daily Iowan) (U-WIRE) IOWA CITY, Iowa — Since she burst onto the scene of popular…

Thursday, Dec 19: “I Love the ’80s: 1986,” VH1

Featured artists: Atlantic Starr, the Bangles, Berlin, Peter Cetera, Madonna, Bette Midler, Stevie Nicks, Billy Ocean,…

A Pic from 2000 (?) I Had Not Seen Before…

Mister D: Whassup wid de hair, Missy M?:-) Anyway, this is Bette with Tovah Feldshuh who…

Guess Bette has a Business Manager in Nashville

”Normally, there would be a separate publishing agreement,” said Charles Sussman, a Music Row business manager,…

KAUAI, Hawaii

Posted on Sun, Dec. 15, 2002 Picture perfect Kauai remains paramount when it comes to movie…

A Correction from Mister V…

Mister Vilanch wrote to inform me of some inaccuracies concerning the pic of Bette and Mr.…

The Music Jukebox Has Been Updated

Hey Ladies, Germs, and Snoop Dogs: I have updated the jukebox for the week. The theme…