BootLeg Betty

Bettezilla Takes On New York City

New York’s Need for Green Gotham Gazette, March 30, 2003 By Bette Midler When I came…

A Big Bundle of ‘Roses’

Recorded Roses by Ken Mandelbaum March 31, 2003 On a recent episode of “Will & Grace,”…

Updates: Need A Hug?

Are you tired of all the fussin’, fightin’, warrin’, and hostility???…..then take a break from the…

Time Magazine This Week: Great Performances to Savor

Great Performances to Savor Byline: Bill Saporito Publication: Time Issue: March 31, 2003 Vol. 161 No.…

New Line Cinema Eyeing a Film of Hairspray

By Robert Simonson March 26, 2003 It’s only been a few days since the “Chicago” won…

Fiddlin’ With “The Rose”

Sydney Morning Herald By Bernard Zuel There are weird gigs and there are weird gigs. Then…

Bette Song Sung On The USS Kittyhawk

MWR event on Kitty Hawk features karaoke, pizza, ice cream By Kendra Helmer, Stars and Stripes…

Crystal’s Corner: Bette and War

Mister D: I’d like to introduce everyone to Crystal. She’s 14. Crystal wrote me a couple…

The Musical Movie Rebirth: Hey Hollywood! Let Bette Strut Her Stuff!

A Rebirth For Musical Cinema By MALCOLM JOHNSON Courant Film Critic March 23 2003 Whether or…

‘Boat Trip’ Cruises Fine Line of Funny Stereotypes

REVIEW: ‘Boat Trip’ Cruises Fine Line of Funny Stereotypes By Mike Szymanski March 21, 2003 Stereotypes…

Bette History: March 23, 1992

In 1992, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a $400,000 judgment for Bette Midler against an advertising…

‘Ragtime’ doesn’t make cut on high school reading list, Bette’s ‘Hamlet’ Episode Does?

By Dominick DiRienzo TRIBUNE-REVIEW Friday, March 21, 2003 “Ragtime” is out but “The Adventures of Huckleberry…

This Isn’t Working For Me!

Bootleg Betty will be back up to full throttle by the weekend. I have come up…

Bootleg Betty On Hiatus

In light of the recent war in Iraq I am having a lot of trouble justifying…

Darrell, Snook, Cris, Crystal and Readers

Bootleg Betty may be down for a couple of days. I’m receiving e-mail, but I can;t…

Happy 21st Birthday Cris!!!!

I know you’re busy and probably won’t even see this, but I had to post it…

Mister V’s Oscar Pics…Kinda Sorta

I thought we could all use some cheering up in light of the events going on,…

More Oscar 1991: Ya Gotta Try Girl, Ya Gotta Try

Author not available, Movie features SOURCE: Gregg Kilday: WAR STORIES: BETTE’S BIG GAMBLE IN ‘FOR THE…

Oscar Moment 1982…

In 1982 Bette Midler asked the Oscar night audience, “You didn’ t think it was possible…

An Old Article: THE BURDEN OF BEING DIVINE

THE BURDEN OF BEING DIVINE By BARBARA JAEGER, Music Critic Date: 07-15-1994, Friday Section: LIFESTYLE /…

The FORT Interview With Vanessa Olivarez

This morning, I had the pleasure of speaking with Vanessa Olivarez, the 21-year-old from Atlanta who…

Updates: 03/16/03

This is real quick….tired, tired, tired…. Results of Poll: What Male Artist Should Bette Record A…

Bette’s New Leaf Cafe Part of the Northern NYC Rebirth

March 15, 2003 — It wasn’t too long ago that all but the daring stayed below…

If You’re In Seattle…

Mister D: Bette is a fan of Ms. Wheeler’s and she also covered one of her…

When In Doubt…Get Bruce!!!

There have been some questions about Bette being born in New Jersey or Hawaii…I have always…