BootLeg Betty

“The New CD” Page Updated

I put some more info in The New CD section link off to the left along…

Bette Basher Bites Back At BetteHeads…LOL

Sketch: Sammy Miro Mister D: Looks like some of us wrote and received responses from ‘Miss…

Broadway Smash Hairspray Returns Investment

Mister D: Congrats Martin! 🙂 By Robert Simonson 30 May 2003 Playbill Hairspray, the frothy hit…

Michael Buble: Great Album, Too

YOU CAN still catch the swinging balladeer Michael Bublé (pronounced Boob-lay) at the Blue Note in…

Revivals: An Update–Part Two

The Insider Ken Mandelbaum Broadway.com “I stated that Hello, Dolly! would be seen again “when the…

A Great Review of “The Stepford Wives” Script….BUT!!!!

Mister D: This review came from a new fan of Bootleg Betty named Andy. I was…

One Man’s Opinion on the Remake of “Stepford Wives”

Living in Martha’s World There’s a new guy-gal paradigm in play and it’s not based on…

Stepford Goes For Laughs: Filming Pushed Back To June 16th

Stepford Goes For Laughs SCI FI Wire 5-28-03 Donald De Line, producer of the upcoming remake…

I’m Your Puppet

Troupe creates unique cast of characters Florida Keys Keynoter By Alyson Matley May 28. 2003 Most…

Oh My MY….

Now I’m more confident than ever that the girl duet will be either k.d. lang or…

Manilow Fan Steps Up To The Plate

Well….it took a Manilow fan to find what I have been looking for…or rather it took…

Looks As If Miss M Wrote A New Song

I was doing some research today on Bruce Vilanch and somehow found myself on BMI’s site.…

My Thoughts On The Duets…

I’ve been at work all day and have been pondering the potential female duet partner that…

Update Addendum Exclusive: More News On Bette/Barry/Rosemary CD

Sometimes I just can’t help myself when it comes to curiosity. I tried to finagle some…

Updates And Stuff Like That There: 05-25-03

Hope everyone is having a Happy and Safe Memorial Day! I’ll briefly list the new stuff…

From New Zealand: All You Ever Wanted To Know About Death!!!

The New Zealand Herald Shelley Howells: Welcome to the death of a thousand clicks 23.05.2003 Maybe…

Darrell!!!

Clean out your mailbox!!!! Love, Mister D P.S. I loved the Jann Arden you sent…

Revoke VH-1’s Right To Grant DIVA Status!!!!! Puh-Leeze!!!

Sketch by: Big Al Ligon (early 70’s) Mister D: I wish I knew who wrote this,…

Props Time for other Bette Sites!!!!

People ask me, “Mister D, Mister D!, why do you promote other sites????” And then I…

Rumour Has It:

Famed percussionist, Lenny Castro, will be on the road with Bette this fall. Besides, playing with…

How Did I Forget this?

Mister D: Lord knows, I can’remember everything, but how could I have forgotten this? And nobody…

From IMDB: Dissing Sammy or Sammy Dissing!!! Whatevah!!!

Up-and-coming Hollywood star Mekhi Phifer has slammed Samuel L Jackson for saying he wouldn’t work with…

Happy Birthday, Barry!

I know you hate stuff like this, and I promise no mushy “wind beneath my wings”…

Area outside Rossville school has its official dedication

In PS 56 garden, love grows for country, 9/11 victims Thursday, May 22, 2003 By DIANE…

Theatre History Today from Playbill

1959 The life of Gypsy Rose Lee becomes legendary as Ethel Merman takes the lead in…

BEARDLESS BRUCE

BY BILL ZWECKER SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST Humorist Bruce Vilanch, best known for penning the Academy Awards shows…

Good: A Teensy ‘Bette’ Mention On An Issue I’m Concerned About…So I Get To Print It!

Can the Web beat Big Media? FCC czar Michael Powell says new technologies will let diversity…

Today in Bette History

In 1993, Bette Midler announced plans for her first concert tour in 10 years, to be…

Well, American Idol Keeps Bette’s Name Out There!

A look at ‘Idol’ also-rans By GREG ENDICOTT, Sacramento Bee (MN) – Well, it’s finally down…

An Exclusive From Mister V and Updates Right on Time

Sketch: Sam Miro As if the week weren’t exciting enough with Ms. Midler’s appearance and announcements…

Oh My!

According to the endlessly enduring Mr. Army Archerd, Variety Magazine, Mister Vilanch will be shedding his…

Cris and BabyDivine (li’l Jane)

I wrote ya’ll back from home and work…you both said you had not heard from me…let…

Taking A Couple Of Days Off

Hey Betteheads: I’m going to take a couple of days off, so updates might be a…

Book Review: All in Sync

Heavenly tones: Music and religion From the 1960s to the closing years of the 20th century,…

Sorry If Some Of You Got Several E-mails: An Error Happened

Sorry If Some Of You Got Several E-mails: An Error Happened…if some of you didn’t get…

Don’t Read This If You Haven’t Seen Caroline:-)

Bette was on Caroline after all…I’ll just briefly describe what happened: 1. Came out limping…seems she…

“Never Mind” as Emily Litella Would Say….

Reports coming in that Bette was indeed on today. Not sure why some people are not…

Caroline Rhea: Who was on?

Those of you that have seen the Caroline Rhea show already…who was on? I had gotten…

Caroline Rhea Show: State by State Guide for Stations

Everybody set your VCR’s for tomorrow’s Caroline Rhea show…thanks so FanceePants for the link…and he’s Canadian:-)…

Where’d Ya Get That Walk, Mr. Fierstein?:-)

An excerpt from Harvey on playing Edna in “Hairspray” Next, how might Edna move through the…

Bette and Art Collection: Pierre Bouret

Found a site of artist, Pierre Bouret, who counts among the collectors of his work: Graham…

From Kauai To Bette: ALOHA and THANK YOU BETTE MIDLER

ALOHA and THANK YOU BETTE MIDLER: Near the end of 1999, Entertainer Bette Midler purchased about…

The Wrath of Cindy Adams, Sars, and “The Stepford Wives”

Mister D: This is the last I’m going to write about this, but I just have…

Stepford Wives and the Sars Saga Continues…Make It Stop

May 13, 2003 BY BILL ZWECKER SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST Despite the recent World Health Organization dropping of…

Congrats to “Hairspray” and Company: 13 Tony Nominations

Good ‘Hairspray’ day Musical scores 13 Tony nominations By ROBERT HOFLER The musical “Hairspray” grabbed a…

Updates: 05/11/03–Hello All You Mothers!!!!

Well, I hope everyone that considers themselves a mother of some type or another had a…

Happy Mother’s Day MOM, Bette, and all My MotherReaders!!!

Happy Mother’s Day Katie (MoM)….you’re son will be a-callin’ And you know how much I love…

Cute, Cute, Cute…Thank People While They’re Alive!!!

Hominy & Hash LETTERS FROM A MOVIE FAN by Constance Daley American Reporter Correspondent St. Simons…

Addendum: Bette’s Tour Pushed Back By “Stepford Wives”

Mister D: Just want to clarify that this does not mean Detroit is not on the…

From People Magazine: Just A Little More Info On What We Know Already

It’s not often that a movie loses two of its stars on the same day, but…