BootLeg Betty

Weekly Update Before I Switch Nights

See this picture? That’s how feel now when I get home from work on Friday night…I’m…

Postcards from Lily

Diverse upbringing helped turn Tomlin into legendary comedienne By Donnie Snow February 28, 2003 Historically, comedy’s…

O Canada…You May Be Interested!!!

Mister D: I must admit this looks a little cheesy (and so does he), but then…

New Things To Check Out…

Darrell has put up a Sneak Preview of a new project entitled “Miss M Photo Shop”,…

Followers of fashion keep the faith as they keep warm

Hot and cold By Lesley Kennedy, Rocky Mountain News February 27, 2003 NEW YORK – The…

Yep: She’s A Bette Fan

American Idol finalist Vanessa Olivarez sings with sass, but she’s better known for being told to…

30 Years Ago At The Grammys

THE WINNERS 30 YEARS AGO (1973) Record: Roberta Flack’s “Killing Me Softly With His Song” Album:…

Where Have All The Rebels Gone?

Mister D: Can’t say I agree with everything Mr. Boehlert says, but to be honest, I…

Poll Results for Week Ending February 23, 2003

Poll Results for Favorite Bette Soundtrack: The Rose 27.59% For The Boys 13.79% Beaches 27.59% Divine…

Congrats To Marc Shaiman and Arif Mardin For Their Grammy Triumphs

Mister D: Yes it’s Mr. D and Mr. Shaiman…he was really thrilled I’m sure:-)…BTW, I look…

Radio Plans Shift in Tone as Drumbeat of War Builds

New York Times February 24, 2003 Radio Plans Shift in Tone as Drumbeat of War Builds…

Arif Mardin Up for Best Producer Tonight…Again

Mister D: I know this is an extremely long article, but Mr. Mardin is responsible for…

‘Father Of The Grammys’

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2003 The Grammy Awards used to be a hotel ballroom event for…

Hey Seattle: Sounds Interesting

Mekeisha Madden; The News Tribune The multifaceted group the Righteous Mothers will perform at 4 p.m.…

Updates

New Songs Are Up: Wanna Dance? Let’s Disco!!! Starts off beautifully then goes into some remixes…

Bette History

February 23: In 1994, a Los Angeles judge threw out a lawsuit filed by Martha Raye…

A Life In A Song

A life spent making a difference SCOTT EARP 02-20-2003 “It must have been cold there in…

From This Month’s “In Style” Magazine

Guess Who’s Serving You Dinner? A Future Academy Award winner, perhaps. Today’s stars recall how time…

Am I Gonna Have To Start Watching This Show…Another Bette Reference

From The Dallas News: Also moving on to the finals is Vanessa Olivarez, the Bette Midler-esque…

Today In Bette History

Feb 20: In 1991, producer/composer Quincy Jones became the all-time non-classical Grammy winner when he won…

Miss Jane Mentions, “People” Prints

Mister D: Is fat a double standard with this Simon guy…what about some of the guy…

For Penny: Part II of Paper Dolls

Penny would like people to visit the site where she originally found the paper doll book…

“All About Eve” and Nuttin’ ‘Bout Bette

Thanks to Mr. V and Penny: Seems like the role of Margo Channing in the “play”…

Bette On The Boards Updates…

Mister D: Darrell has some new music up and of course many pages to peruse…so take…

Thanks Penny: Bette Paper Doll

The ongoing success of Tom Tierney’s colorful and lifelike series of movie star paper doll collections…

This Has My Brain Sparking…Hmmmm

Liz Smith: On March 30, the Actors’ Fund of America is bringing “All About Eve” to…

Will Ferrell: The Kiss of Death for Any Film?

Mister D: Just for the record, I think Will is extremely talented and funny…this a review…

Big Apple Personalities To ‘Host’ Grammys

Mister D: With the return of the Grammy’s to New York one can only hope that…

The Results of the “Soundtrack” Poll So Far…

There are still 3 more days for the poll to stay up…currently the results are as…

Mayim Bialik?

Somebody was asking about this dynamo of talent the other day… “According to VH1, she’s getting…

If You Look Real Close…LOL

This is a picture of Kevin Richardson from the Backstreet Boys at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum.…

Trivia About “Come Up and See Me Sometime”

Slow news day…first off…not sure who took the original pic of this, but the scan is…

Today In Bette History

Feb 17: In 1976, Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatrical Society voted entertainer Bette Midler “Woman of…

Images In Tune With The White House

February 17, 2003 From Classy to Brassy: Music at the White House By ANTHONY TOMMASINI New…

Midler on Producers of “Chicago”

Mister D: This is just a small excerpt from Today’s New York Times on an article…

Lighting Up The Titz !!??!!

NEW YORK — Manhattan-based artist Christopher Hardwick really knows how to light up a room: He…

Executive Producers of “Chicago” Give The Credit To Bette Midler For Success of Musical Comebacks

Mister D: Now really give “the lady” her due and get her back on the BIG…

New Poll Started

For the “Favorite Bette Movie” Poll….the top 3 choices in order were: 1. The Rose 2.…

Happy Valentine’s Day to all BetteHeads

Happy Valentine’s Day to all BetteHeads Darrell and I have acquired some special gems from the…

This Month (February) In Bette History

Feb 15: In 1976, Bette Midler bailed out seven members of her entourage after they were…

Bette In The News Today…Turns Tables On Fashion Editors

Mister D: Thanks to Mark for alerting me….hhhmmm….maybe Bette is getting some ideas for her upcoming…

Can You Imagine Bette “Outfitted” By Eminem?

Mister D: This is the second time I’ve seen Bette’s name associated with Eminem. The other…

Bette Backs “Release the Fear” Program

Sculpting a peaceful plan Melted weapons will form symbol Kristina Davis The Arizona Republic Feb. 13,…

Getting stars to sing . . .

The stars of Chicago could all sing, more or less, writes MICHAEL POSNER, but a Canadian…

Gardener To The Stars

Garden designer to the stars Kentuckian’s career began on New York rooftops

From Nashville Again…

Lynne Rothrock A sassy, high energy redhead with great dramatic gifts and a voice that can…

Bette’s Tour Still On Track According To BootLeg Betty Hollywood Correspondent, Mister V (tee hee)

Thanks to Mister Vilanch, once again, for straightening some stuff out. The man can do everything….yes,…

What to Wear for a War…

From the New York Observer Simon Doonan If war breaks out, run out straightaway and buy…

Are Musicals Going to Make A Comeback?

Mister D: Well, if they do make a comeback, PLEASE let some of the pros get…

VD and “Ain’t You Got A Vase”…Great Essay…LOL

MICHAEL KORB The Saratogian, New York I’m not going to lie to you. I’m in a…