BootLeg Betty

For The U.K. Fans and More

Laura from the Yuk, I mean, UK:-) wanted me to remind you chaps that Jay Leno…

New Pics of Bette…

I’ve put up new pics of Bette in the scrapbook under films and television from her…

Bette’s Old Manager, Aaron Russo, Runs for President

Aaron Russo (California) Colorful and wealthy Hollywood movie producer Aaron Russo has flirted with political runs…

The Larry King Transcript

For those of you who missed the Larry King show…here’s a link to the transcript. At…

Billboard Charts: December 6th, 2003 edition

Here are Bette’s positions on the charts. Remember that these figures were tallied before her media…

NYRP: Larry King Just In Time…

See Bette Midler on Larry King Live Tonight! The divine Bette Midler is never shy. The…

Bette Appearances Update…And Happy Thanksgiving!

Photo Montage by BaltoBoy Steve Just a reminder to everyone that Bette will be on Jay…

More Tour Updates: STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, CA Presale tomorrow

Bette Midler STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, CA Tue, Feb 24, 2004 8:00pm Internet Onsale Info Onsale…

Tour Update: Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA…Pre Sale 11-26-03

Photo: Barbara Sussman Bette Midler Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA Sun, Feb 22, 2004 8:00pm…

Chefs

N.Y. chefs lured by the inn crowd Two Big Apple veterans have found happiness running a…

Entertainment Weekly Rag Overlooks “Beaches” on Top 50 Tear Jerker Movies

Mister D: Yes, EW has done it again. They seem to have a bad habit of…

In These Shoes? Auction: People For The American Way

Auction Star power: Maybe you’d like a pair of Elton John’s sunglasses? Or a ride in…

Win Bette Tix for Dec 27th Show…

Bette Midler Contest Rules NO PURCHASE REQUIRED 1. The Contest: Bette Midler Concert Ticket Giveaway. Sweepstakes…

Happy Birthday Mister V

Thanks to all who participated in sending Happy Birthday wishes to Mr. Vilanch. I sent him…

Las Vegas Concert Tickets

Bette Midler MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, NV Sat, Feb 14, 2004 8:00pm Internet Onsale Info…

UpDates: November 22, 2003

Photo: Barbara Sussman Well, there’s new music up in both the BootlegBetty Jukebox and BootlegBetty Records…

While I’m Updating Info: Please Read

Tomorrow is Mr. Vilanch’s Birthday….Sunday, November 23, 2003 (star of Hairspray, Prolific Comedy Writer, and one…

Bette on Ellen Degeneres: Thanks BaltoBoy Steve

Straight (no pun intended) from Ellen DeGeneres’ website: Wednesday, Nov. 26 OUR THANKSGIVING SHOW The one…

From The Manilow Hotline Via Manilow Elf

A&E presents its first ever holiday-themed show with A Barry Manilow Christmas: Live By Request on…

The Eclipse: What’s Bette Got To With it?

Photo Scan: BaltoBoy Steve Total Eclipse in Sagittarius–the Sign of Beliefs What does this week’s solar…

Savoy Revamps Image Due To New Trend in Music…

Nov. 20, 2003 Jazzed-up Savoy group offers adult alternatives By Tamara Conniff The Savoy Label Group,…

Billboard Charts-Issue Date: November 29, 2003

The Billboard 200: Bette places at number 68 Top Internet Albums: Bette holds steady at number…

CD Review: From Metro Weekly

A BaltoBoy Scan Babs or Bette Barbra Streisand falters with bland love songs, Bette Midler bats…

Update: Barry Manilow Special and an Iffy “Larry King”

All Info comes from RockonTV… Show: A&E’s Live by Request Episode: A Barry Manilow Christmas Network:…

Bette To Guest on Barry Manilow Christmas Special in December

From the Concord Records email newsletter sent out Nov. 18: “Join Barry Manilow and some special…

Tour Update: Portland, Oregon

According to K103 radio, Bette tix will go on sale for the Rose Garden Arena Monday,…

Tour Update: Denver Colorado

Experience the Divine Miss M Bette Midler is returning to Pepsi Center with the Kiss My…

Tour Updates: Oakland, CA

Tickets for the February 10, Oakland, CA show go on sale Mon, 11/24/03, 10:00am. These tickets…

New Music Magazine, “Tracks”, Hits Stands Tuesday: Aimed At Adults Over 30

SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER Monday, November 17, 2003 By DAVID BAUDER ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER NEW YORK — Publishing…

Ticket Update: San Jose and Pittsburgh Pre-Sales and Sales

Photo: Courtesy of Barbara Sussman Please hang in there…I know these updates are driving some of…

Tour Update: Pittsburgh Added for January 8th, 2003

Bette will be playing at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburg, PA on january 8th. Tickets go…

UK Theatre Piece Inspired By Bette

THEATRE: Shysters’ tale of doomed love is a rail treat Evening Telegraph 11-14-2003 IT’S all aboard…

Bette Midler on The Ellen Degeneres Show: 11/26/03

And don’t forget her appearance on Jay Leno: 11/25/03 http://www.interbridge.com/lineups.html Love, Mister D

CD Review: Chicago Sun Times

**** BETTE MIDLER “BETTE MIDLER SINGS THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY SONGBOOK” (COLUMBIA) Chicago Sun Times Spin Control…

More Tentative Dates for Kiss My Brass

Photo: Courtesy of Barbara Sussman When I say tentative dates, that means the little mf’s can…

Tour Date Update: Seattle, Washington – Key Arena

Bette Midler KeyArena, Seattle, WA Tue, Feb 03, 2004 8:00pm Onsale to General Public: Mon, 11/24/03,…

A Little Q & A With The Fabulous Charles Busch (thank you Brian F…You little Devil!)

Photo: Courtesy of Ms. Barbara Sussman Charles Busch Background (courtesy gay.com): You might know playwright/actor Charles…

Bette, Among Others, Helps Preserve Florence, Italy’s Heritage

Time Asia Novemeber 17, 2003 BY MIMI MURPHY Photo: Ms. Barbara Sussman Florence’s art treasures are…

Bette Strikes Gold With The Clooney Songbook!

In Billboards upcoming novemeber 22 issue, Bette’s CD drops to number 56, but it has gone…

More Ticket Updates: Glendale, AZ

Glendale, AZ: Pre-Sale-Wed, 11/19-Reg Sale:Sat, 11/22 Bette Midler Glendale Arena, Glendale, AZ Thu, Feb 12, 2004…

Kiss MY Brass Ticket Updates : Itinerary Changes…

The North Carolina and South Carolina Dates for Dec 27 and Dec 29 are no longer…

Tickets: Atlanta PreSale is Now…Hershey, PA and Wilkes-Barr Friday

Bette Midler Wachovia Arena At Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, PA Sat, Dec 27, 2003 8:00pm Internet Onsale…

In Honor of Ms. Summer’s Participation in Hulaween

For disco’s first diva, it’s still not last dance By BERNARD WEINRAUB NY Times News Service…

NJ Athlete of Week Inspired By Bette…

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK The Record (Bergen County, NJ) 10-21-2003 By MARK J. CZERWINSKI, STAFF WRITER…

Dallas Tickets: Pre-Sale Tomorrow 10:00 AM

Internet Onsale Info Onsale to General Public: Sat, 11/15/03, 10:00am Internet Presale Info CC.com/HOB Presale: Start:…

Midler tour likely to skip Hawaii

Midler tour likely to skip Islands By Wayne Harada Advertiser Entertainment Writer DATELINE NEW YORK: Bette…

Carole Bayer Sager To Perform at Feinstein’s at the Regency, November 18th, 2003

Mister D: Ms. Sager recorded one of my all time favorite albums (her debut one), which…

Rolling Stone Magazine Names The Top 12 Best Rock Movie DVD’s

This Is Spinal Tap, a 1984 “mockumentary” about a fictitious British rock band, has been named…

CD Review: Hello Cleveland…Thanks Manilow Elf

Cleveland Free Times – Wednesday, November 05, 2003 Retrovision : The Divine Miss C : Bette…

The Only Soprano I Like Is Edie Falco!:-)

Mister D: There’s been a lot of hootin’ and hollerin’ on those dang Bette Boards concerning…