BootLeg Betty

Just Talking About This With A Friend The Other Day

The lost language of camp Older gay men often used shared cultural references as a way…

Can We Talk?

Joan Rivers: Broke and Alone … in L.A. (Canon Theater, Beverly Hills280 seats;$50 top) Clear Channel…

Bette on The Honorary Committee: Harlem Lost and Found

( BW)(NY-JPMORGAN/MCNY) Harlem Lost and Found On View at the Museum of the City of New…

Bette Catchs Ex-Harlette’s Show This Past Weekend

Melissa Manchester, Paul Williams sing out By Frederick M. Winship From the Life & Mind Desk…

Thoughts and Drinks On “American Idol”

American Idol: The search for one-hit wonders Sean C. Hayes, Satirist, The Arbiter April 28, 2003…

Updates 04-27-03

Greetings Bettelings!!!! Well this week Ms. M got honored again and this time it was from…

An Enduring Rose

An Enduring Rose Spotlighting the women who’ve played the pushy stage mother in ‘Gypsy’ By Blake…

Where Is The World? Good Question

By Paul Harris YellowTimes.org Columnist (Canada) (YellowTimes.org) – In 1985, the tune, “We are the world,”…

Howdy Australia: Contest lights up the Town Hall, old chum

The Sydney Morning Herald. By Joel Gibson April 25 2003 Wanted: one good home for vibrant,…

San Francisco International Film Festival

Before a sold-out crowd Wednesday night, Dustin Hoffman transformed himself into Ed Sullivan as surely as…

What would we do without “wind”

Posted on Fri, Apr. 25, 2003 The (Nearly) Fit Guy: This runner can’t face gusts with…

Bette Honored By “Organic Style” Magazine

Mister D: I also posted the press release in the previous article….her age is a tad…

New Snack Line Partners With Organic Style Magazine To Recognize Top 10 Women For ‘True Grit and Organic Style’

Press Release Source: Frito-Lay, Inc. Frito-Lay Launches Natural and Organic Line With the Great Taste You…

Bette Shops For Lp’s: “House of Oldies”

For the Records A long-playing success, built on vinyl By Jeff Pearlman STAFF WRITER Newsday When…

STARS TURN OUT FOR B’WAY’S BEST

Big stars aren’t just acting in Broadway’s hottest plays, they’re also turning out in droves to…

PBS Television Series “Leaving Your Legacy”

This hour-long program will bring together two highly rated viewer interests – celebrities and history. It…

Newsday: April 23, 2003…Bette Interview…A Force of Nature

With her New York Restoration Project, Bette Midler has made it her mission to draw attention…

1996: Manchester On Midler

This interview ran in OutSmart magazine, July 15, 1996. Speaking of “normal,” were you as lucky…

Ex-Harlette Melissa Manchester On The Road Again

Melissa Manchester, Paul Williams sing out By Frederick M. Winship From the Life & Mind Desk…

Updates: 04-20-03: Happy Easter

Hey BetteHeads and Sufferers of CWS!!!! If you don’t know what that means, then you ain’t…

Bette Midler’s Roses Site: New Screensaver and Wallpapers

Bruno from Brazil has created some wallpapers and a screensaver on his “Bette Midler’s Roses” site.…

Annie Lennox Show: The Yin and Yang of Rosie and Bette :-)

Everything Came Up Rosie for Annie Glenn Gamboa April 20, 2003 Copyright © 2003, Newsday, Inc.…

If Bruce Wasn’t Enough Verification That Bette Was Going On Tour (blasphemous)…Here’s More Proof!

From `Seussical’ To Lose-ical To Renew-sical Does Horton Hear a Hit? By FRANK RIZZO Courant Staff…

Not Really So Trivial

Weekly Competition Keeps Teams in Pursuit of the Winning Answers By Star Traylor The Winchester Star…

Celebs May Drive Fans Into ‘Divine Madness’

Thank you so much for this pic Darrell. It’s Perfect!!!….LOL Mister D: Ouch!!!! Well, I knew…

Singer Luther Vandross Suffers Stroke

Singer Luther Vandross Suffers Stroke Thu April 17, 2003 07:24 PM ET LOS ANGELES (Reuters) –…

Another Plug For Darrell’s “Bette On The Boards”

Darrell just recently put up the “Playbill” biographies from 3 of Bette’s shows that ran on…

Thank you Darrell and Mark

Darrell sent me another magazine cover that I put in the scrapbook under magazines….Hey!!!! Anyway, the…

Today In Bette History: APRIL 17

1975 Bette Midler’s Clams of the Half Shell Revue takes over the Minskoff Theatre for 67…

Amazon.com and “The Rose”

After years of waiting, finally 20th Century will be releasing “The Rose” on DVD. Here’s hoping…

Arif Mardin on New Protoge, Melissa Errico

Mister D: This is from the new edition of Billboard Magazine. Very high praise coming from…

Bette Spotted At Annie Lennox Concert Monday Night…

ROSIE O’Donnell was as obnoxious as ever at the Apollo Theater on Monday night. O’Donnell, along…

New York Magazine’s 35th Anniversary – 100 People Who Changed New York

Noooooooo!!!! Bette did not make this list and it’s a shame considering some of the people…

“The Kinsey Sicks”

Kinseys more than men in lipstick By Web Behrens Special to the Tribune Chicago Tribune April…

Divine Furniture

FURNITURE FOR ALL TASTES LA Times, April 11, 2003 Bungalow specializes in romantic home furnishings. Owner…

UpDate Addendum:

Just forgot to add that I added 2 more articles to the Books and Magazines section:…

Updates for Week of April 13th…

The artist for this fabulous caricature is Ken Fallin. He has a site and works for…

The Kings and Queens of the Gay High School Prom

April 13, 2003 The Kings and Queens of the Gay High School Prom By MICHAEL JOSEPH…

Tacoma Dome Celebrates It’s 20th Anniversary

Tacoma News, Inc. A nice, round 20 ERNEST A. JASMIN; The News Tribune Tacomans have a…

Thank You Lorine and Lacy

These 2 lovely young Betteheads sent me some original pics taken at the Maggie’s Garden event.…

Schwartz Appointed First Dean of Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television

Schwartz new film, TV dean at LMU The Hollywood Reporter Apr. 11, 2003 By Steve Brennan…

A Town Called ‘Clinton’

New York Times April 11, 2003 Weekender | Clinton, N.Y. By KATHRYN MATTHEWS (Photo: Bette with…

Mister D Downed By Severe Sinus Infection, But Did Get A Tidbit from Mister V

Bette’s tour looks more like it will start October 9th in Detroit, according to Mister V….but…

“Take-A-Hike’s” Celebrity Bra Auction

On April Fool’s Day, Party Boy needed a breather from wartime worries. Fortunately, there were lotsa…

Pro War? Anti-War? Common Bond? Bring the Troops Home Safely

Mister D: The only thing though…in war…it’s just a pipe dream…so you pray and hope that…

Anybody Remember Lisa Lisa?

LISA LISA BACK & BUFF NY Post By FARRAH WEINSTEIN

Don’t Forget….

Today is the release date for “Stella” and “Scenes from a Mall” on DVD. So visit…

Ms. M’s Vision For New York

New York Post Cindy Adams April 7, 2003 Bette Midler: “My dream is to put vines…

More Updates: Books and Magazines Section

Newsday 07-18-1994 Best Bette: Bold and Brassy and Time Out New York 09-18-1996: Shop Therapy Hope…

Updates for 04/07/03

Howdy from Nashville New Music Up: Big Fat PLanetary Love? — Hey, I just make this…