BootLeg Betty

In Sport News…from Vail, Colorado

Mister D: Miss M’s name makes the sports pages…don’t ya just love it!!!”-) …Meanwhile, the Huskies…

Howdy New York City: Linda Hart Reads One-Act at “Food for Thought” Series Jan. 13

Mister D: For those who don’t know…Linda Hart was one of Bette’s most prominent Harlettes and…

New Songs Up: Duets and Harmony

Also, don’t be a BoneHead…be a BetteHead!!! Sign the petition to get some Bette songs released…they…

Any Indiana Bette Fans: Fort Wayne Juke Box Hits

Redwood Inn, 1432 W. Main St. The red curtains and checkered tablecloths decorating this west-side pub…

Madame’s Restaurant: Miami Drag Queen Special

Excerpt: As Madame’s print ads (featuring a photo of an over-the-top, larger-than-life, aging Southern belle) make…

Please Read and Sign Petition For These Bette Songs To Be Released…

Mister D: Darrell has set this petition up on his website. I’m making a link here…

VH1 and TV Guide’s “100 Moments That Rocked TV

Story Filed: Thursday, January 09, 2003 1:59 PM EST NEW YORK, Jan 9, 2003 /PRNewswire via…

ABC News Must Be Having A Slow News Day

Short Celebrities: Carrie Fisher: 5′ 1″ Janeane Garofalo: 5′ 1″ Bette Midler: 5′ 1″ Stevie Nicks:…

Bette Sighting and Mention on TV

This from my favorite “man on the run”: 1.) Matt Lauer interviewed Queen Latifah for her…

Steve Ortiz: Welcome to the Library of My Life

Singer, musician and storyteller Steve Ortiz will perform songs from his newest CD, “Welcome to the…

Broadway Star, Sally Mayes, On What CD She Could Not Live Without

Bette Midler: Live at Last. This record really influenced me to want to perform live. It’s…

Beautiful Story…

Hundreds touched by his angels Valley man works to craft comfort for himself, others Sarah Anchors…

A Pic of John McEnroe Waiting on “The Divine One”

Not sure of the year this was taken, but I thought it was amusing. Supposedly it…

Hey Snowbirds!!!: Toronto

Celebrating Sixty Years of Curious George: The Art of H.A. and Margret Rey TD Gallery Toronto…

Congrats To Marc Shaiman’s Grammy Nomination

Best Musical Show Album “Elaine Stritch At Liberty” Hugh Fordin, producer (Various composers & lyricists) (Elaine…

Mark Waldrop (“Laughing Matters”) Directs New Musical

Director Mark Waldrop served as production supervisor and contributed special material for Bette Midler’s Divine Miss…

Bette’s Contribution to “Doodle For Hunger” 2001

Joan Rivers on Madonna’s Attire at “Swept Away” Premiere

“I wonder if she realizes Bette Midler built a career around shoes like that.” ~ Joan…

What’s Called Bomabastic, I Call “Timeless”

Grammy Nominations to be announced Tuesday… Similarly, in choosing the record of the year, the Grammys…

Ebb and Flow

First and foremost, I’d like to thank all who commented on sent e-mails about my cat,…

Let’s Make This Bette-Related: What do you think of musical films?

Mister D: Here’s a good chance to promote Bette or at least getting her name mentioned…

For Those Who Believe in the Power of Prayer or Positive Thoughts

Chaka…my eldest is very sick with kidney disease. She’s little to begin with but has gone…

Old Interview with Dolly Parton

Mister D: Mama Rose sent me this interview with Dolly Parton. There is a Bette mention…

Concerning TV Musicals

Mister D: Looks like we are going to have a deluge of Movie Musicals coming our…

Today in History: Jan 2

In 1941, the Andrews Sisters recorded “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” in Los Angeles for Decca Records;…

For Sara RE: Midler’s Lawsuit 1988

The singer and actress Bette Midler brought a lawsuit against Young & Rubicam, an advertising agency…

TV Guide Gives A Cheer To Ex-Harlette, Katey Sagal

CHEERS to a Christmas bonus. An amusing episode of ABC’s 8 Simple Rules for Dating My…

Legally Speaking – with Bob Mionske

By Robert Mionske JD This report filed January 2, 2003 Dear Mr. Mionske I am a…

Hangover Cure and a Tid-Bette

French toast as a cure for hangovers By Julia Watson From the Life & Mind Desk…