BootLeg Betty

Give Me One More Night…

Rough day….Updates tomorrow…even if I have to bleed to get them done! Sorry for the delay……

Billboard Concert Grosses

Bette’s concert grosses reported the week ending 04-03-04: =&0=& Boston, MA $1,155,641 =&1=& E. Rutherford, NJ…

Paramount Brings Out the Big Guns…

Paramount Sees Its Future in the Stars (Big Ones) NYT.com By SHARON WAXMAN AS VEGAS —…

Good Essay: Soemthing’s Amiss…Not Sure If It’s the Artists or the Patrons

Girls gone crazy $300 Madonna tickets, Britney’s ‘Hotel’ rip-off, Janet with nothing to say MELISSA RUGGIERI…

Sorry Dudes and Dudettes…Updates Coming Soon!

Sorry for the lack of new music and polls, etc….been doing maintenance and finding a new…

Reminder: April 21 at Carnegie Hall

From Liz Smith NYP.com 03-31-04 BIG DOINGS April 21 at Carnegie Hall. The 12th annual Rainforest…

Stepford Wives Looking Bright For Ms. M

Paramount Previews Movie Line-up Tue, Mar 30, 2004, 07:03 PM PT By Mike Szymanski LOS ANGELES…

Gossip, But I Just Had To Laugh…

=&0=& =&1=& Who knows if this is true…sounds more like one of the characters Bette would…

Bigger Boobs For Faith and Nicole

Faith Promotes “Stepford Wives” Junket for remake kicks off. by Neil Haislop, Country Forever Productions Monday…

Charles Adams To Show Off Work

=&0=& Retired Hollywood photographer to display images Nevada Appeal Karl Horeis March 30, 2004 A retired…

How Bout That “Stepford” Trailer????

If the trailer is any indication, I think this movie is going to be a big…

Notes From A Blonde: The Advocate-04-13-04

Mister V has a new essay in the latest issue of the Advocate where he spins…

The Stepford Wives Trailer To Appear on ET Today/Tonight

Check your local listings. Tonight “Entertainment Tonight is supposedly going to show the trailer for the…

Whitney Matheson’s Take On “The Stepford Wives”

=&0=& Ms. Matheson attended the ShoWest Convention and reported this back to USA Today. Sounds very…

PollStar Results: Bette Holds Top Spot for Second Week In A Row

=&0=& Top concert tours Sunday, March 28, 2004 Associated Press The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks…

ShoWest Again…Lord Will It Stop! :-)

March 26, 2004 A-listers beef up Par event Hollywood Reporter By Chris Gardner =&0=& LAS VEGAS…

Update: Bette, NYRP, and The Boathouse

Norwalk boathouse too big? By BRIAN FRAGA Norfolk, CT The Hour Staff Writer NORWALK — The…

More Pics From ShoWest – Thanks to The Brandon Hall Show :-)

Brandon found me some pics to share in the Publicity section of the Scrapbook. Take a…

From Extra TV: Video Interview With Cast of Stepford Wives

=&0=& =&1=& To see the full interview click the link on the right side of the…

Getting A-List Stars To ShoWest A Logistical Feat

=&0=& Where’s my jet? Luring celebs to Vegas is a logistical challenge Variety Magazine By CHRISTOPHER…

More Pics of Bette at the ShoWest Convention

In this group you’ll see some of Ms Midler with Meryl Streep and Samuel Jackson–also more…

Pics of Bette and cast of Stepford Wives at ShoWest Convention

Bette and cast of Stepford Wives at ShoWest Convention

BillBoard Mag: Top concert grosses reported the week ending 04-03-04

Ms. Midler came out smelling like the Rose she is by topping the concert chart this…

New Stepford Wives Pic of Bette, Nicole, and “Not Sure”

Thanks to Nicola we have a new pic of Bette from the Stepford Wives. I put…

Bette Meets Mrs. Rogers (Thank you so much Mark!)

Visit: Mister Rogers Neighborhood Bette Midler Does Touching Tribute to Mister Rogers January 15, 2004 –…

The South Beach Diet Doctor, Dr. Arthur Agatston, Meets Follower, Bette Midler in FT. Lauderdale

Diet guru struggles to stay on own plan By Carolyn Susman, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer…

An Audio Interview With Mister V and Todd Susman in St Louis

This audio interview was brought to my attention by the publicty director of the Fox Theatre…

Press Release For ShoWest Paramount Gala

=&0=& More thab likely this will be the event Bette, Nicole, and Glenn show up for…Wednesday,…

The New York City Trivia Game: Portion of Proceeds Benefit NYRP

Test your Big Apple savvy BY JOSEPH V. AMODIO Newsday Joseph V. Amodio is a freelance…

Bette off to Las Vegas for ShoWest Convention Today

Fox News Tuesday, March 23, 2004 By Roger Friedman Today, Nicole is off to the Showest…

Get To Know Mister Rogers (Thank you Divine Nanny Sara!)

=&0=& =&1=& There is a small mention of Bette in this bio, but many may find…

NYRP Boatbuilding Open House

BOATBUILDING OPEN HOUSE Saturday, March 26, 5–8 p.m. Refreshments, fun, friends and a boat! Come see…

I will never forget it.. you know (AC Review 3/20/03)

=&0=& Richie B., BetteHead Divine! I will never forget it.. you know (AC Review 3/20/03) As…

Bette Caught Bowling Again…

By Michael Klein Philadelphia Inquirer Inquirer Columnist So Bette Midler’s not the best bowler in the…

Bette Donates Tour Proceeds To Cleveland Charity

Hard times don’t sap generosity 03/20/04 Leila Atassi Plain Dealer Reporter Despite a static economy, Clevelanders’…

The Economics of Touring

Acts travel road to recovery Profitable tours amp up a troubled biz Variety By PHIL GALLO…

Divine Talent (Thanks to Terri from experiencethedivine.com for this!

=&0=& Divine Talent: Bette Midler remains a woman of outrageous fortune Lori Hoffman Atlantic City Weekly…

Bette Midler To Receive the Robert Moses Master Builder Award

Castro the Crooner Newsday.com A.J. Carter Somewhere between the girl who opened sofabeds in television commercials…

PlayBill Reviews Midler in East Rutherford…Good Info In Here!

=&0=& Playbill.com Andrew Gans 3-19-04 It’s taken me 35 years to finally get to see Bette…

Why Some Parents Need A License To Breed…:-)

Source: Denver Rocky Mountain News Date: 3/17/2004 Author: Penny Parker, Rocky Mountain News =&0=& I couldn’t…

Sting Shows Up To See “The Divine One” at The Walden Benefit

Sting a Divine surprise Boston Herald By Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa Thursday, March 18, 2004…

KMB Review: Another Review from Grand Rapids

=&0=& Thursday, March 18, 2004 The Farr Side: Diving in with the ultimate diva By David…

More of Bette In The Woods: The Walden Woods Project

She was only kidding, of course, when she called her pal Don Henley “pushy.” Bette Midler…

Why Bette Midler concert canceled in Albany

Bette Midler concert canceled Updated: 3/18/2004 8:52 AM By: Capital News 9 web staff For the…

Check Out Eric Kornfeld, Co-writer of Kiss My Brass on Comedy Central Thursday Morning

Eric Kornfeld, the co-writer of the Kiss My Brass show, will be on Comedy Central’s Premium…

Time Magazine’s Richard Corliss Bows Down To Bette

=&0=& That Old Feeling: Best Bette Yet Richard Corliss cheers the Divine Miss Midler on her…

Billboard Mag: Top concert grosses reported the week ending 03-20-04

Bette came in second place for her 2 concerts in Ft Lauderdale….her take for 2 nights:…

On The Road With Moronica: The Walden Benefit

Hi everybody…it’s me Moronica!!!!…I just barely made it back alive from that Walden Benefit….you know those…

Albany Show Definitely Cancelled

Thank you Nigel!!! From The Albany Times Union…Now It’s Official The promoter of the Bette Midler…

Shaiman and Wittman

A match made in musical heaven By MICHAEL POSNER The Globe and Mail Wednesday, Mar. 17,…

KMB Concert Alert: Albany Date Cancelled

The Albany concert date has been cancelled, and it looks as if there will be no…

Early Word: Albany Concert May Be Postponed Due To Weather

This comes from a source in Bette’s band. They are playing a benefit in Boston….more word…

Sculler’s Row

Inwood: Rowing on the River Community Gazette March 10, 2004 By Jennifer Sabella In the early…

I Need A Boston Review

If someone would be so kind, I could really use a Boston review…. Thank you, Mister…

PICTURE PERFECT: Photography in Parks

PICTURE PERFECT: Photography in Parks Saturday, March 27, 10 a.m. to noon Come join =&0=& on…

Hard To Believe In This Day and Age: A Random Act of Kindness

Thanks for the seats Arizona Republic Letter To The Editor On Feb. 12, my wife and…

Monologuist Sandra Tsing Loh Gets Fired Over A Bette Midler Commentary

=&0=& Thanks to Deb and Allison for reminding me of this incident. I had read about…

From My Friend, Albert: Jeopardy

=&0=& Bette was a category on Jeopardy last week. I never watch the show, because it…

Cheers!

IN THE LOOP SOCIAL STUDIES POP THE BUBBLY The Chicago Tribune Terry Glover March 14 2004…

An Interview With Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman

=&0=& Behind Hairspray’s joyous hold Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman wrote songs Partners also penned Oscar opening…

Bowling With Bette!

Bette Midler’s night out in GR.(Front Page) The Grand Rapids Press (Grand Rapids, MI); 3/11/2004 Byline:…

Classroom Bette!

Enchanting teachers among us. Childhood Education; 3/22/2004; Richards, Jan The word enchanting brings forth images of…

KMB Review: Bette Galvanizes Grand Rapids!

=&0=& Delightful, Demented, Divine: Bette comes to town with her Kiss My Brass Tour, really delivers…

Bette’s Judge Judy Segment To Air Tomorrow…

According to BaltoBoy Steve they announced on Entertainment Tonight that “they will show the Judge Judy…

From The Matthew Shepard Foundation

To the fans of Bette Midler, I am writing to you all on behalf of the…

Rainforest Foundation Announces 12th Carnegie Hall Benefit Concert Line-up: Bette To Appear

Stars Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith, Billy Joel, =&0=&, andMainstays Elton John, James Taylor, Sting Plus ……

PollStar Results: Top 20 Concert Tours

Top 20 Concert Tours By The Associated Press March 11, 2004 The Top 20 Concert Tours…

Bette Quoted in New York Daily News: “I Am Not It’s Author”

Rush and Malloy NY Daily News March 11, 2004 E-mail not a good Bette Bette Midler’s…

Bette To Appear On “AFI’s — 100 Years — 100 Songs”. June 22, 2004

Daily Variety Army Archerd March 11, 2004 GOOD MORNING: This is one show I wont miss…

Liz Smith Confirms Bette Did Not Write Bush Letter

=&0=& Good advice …the first sentence! LIz Smith NY Post March 11, 2004 BE WARY of…

Top concert grosses reported the week ending 03-20-04

This issue of Billboard, Bette placed Number 2 and Number 3 for her shows in LA…

KMB Review: The Buffalo News

Midler is absolutely divine in larger-than-life performance MUSIC REVIEW The Buffalo News By TONI RUBERTO 3/10/2004…

KMB Review: Bowling Over Buffalo

The Divine Miss M. peddles her sass Rochester Democrat and Chronicle By Jeff Spevak Staff music…

Great KMB Interview: Knocking on New Jersey’s Door: Let Miss M IN!!!!

=&0=&(I Love This Painting, Clayton…Hope you don’t mind) Clayton Artworks The Record (Bergen County, NJ) 03-07-2004…

Keeping Up With Ex-Harlettes: Melissa Manchester

Melissa Manchester, “When I Look Down That Road” — She was discovered by Bette Midler and…

Tid-Bette on ‘The Rose’

Long Beach Press Telegram What’s Up: We forgot WHO? By Tim Grobaty Staff columnist Monday, March…

Letterman Repeat Tuesday March 9th

Someone alerted me to this today, and as God is my witness, I can’t find the…

RIP: Spalding (Thanks for the alert, Rachee)

Spalding Gray’s Body Found by Bridget Byrne E-Online Mar 8, 2004, 4:15 PM PT The body…

Just thought this was interesting and funny!

Wise Up 2004-03-08 David Bruce Gays and Lesbians* Just a quick reminder: In the United States,…

Meet The Real Author of the “Bush Letter”

After several hours of tracking and researching, I stumbled upon the real author of the infamous…

BLB UpDates and Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: 03-07-04

Photo: A BaltoBoy Steve Scan Yes, I’m late and I really didn’t have an important date…I’ve…

KMB Interview: Gittin’ To Grand Rapids!

Bette Midler brings brassy tour presence to Van Andel Arena Thursday Sunday, March 07, 2004 By…

Bette Was Happenin’ In Hampton Last Night…(I Try, I Really Do!:-))

A divine evening: Midler production dazzles capacity Coliseum crowd By Sam McDonald Hampton Roads Daily Press…

Hightailing It To Hampton

STILL DIVINE BETTE MIDLER’S “KISS MY BRASS” MIXES COMEDY WITH SERIOUS BALLADS.(DAILY BREAK) The Virginian Pilot;…

Stop This Rumour: The “Dear President Bush” Letter

If you are receiving an email concerning a letter written to President Bush on the subject…

KMB Review: Palm Beach Post (Sunday Night’s Show In Ft Lauderdale

The Palm Beach Post 03-02-2004 THE ORIGINAL ‘TRASHY DIVA’ BETTE’S ALL CLASS BYLINE: CHARLES PASSY\, Palm…

Bette Breaks Vow And Returns To Buffalo (Or Even Divas Can Forgive, So Why Can’t You?)

A DIVINE RETURN Bette’s back in Buffalo after 28 years and a vow never to perform…

KMB Review: South Carolina

BRASS WITH SASS Midler nails songs, S.C. institutions By OTIS R. TAYLOR JR. The State Staff…

Out On DVD Now!

“The Best of Ground Force: Garden Rescues,” finds such celebrities as Nelson Mandela and Bette Midler…

Interesting, IMO, Tid-Bette from the Boston Globe

• Midler’s tour is “the biggest show that has ever toured, weight-wise,” says producer Larry Magid…

From The Offical Site of the Jacksonville Jagaurs

=&0=& I have no idea what this means…it’s some kind of sports lingo analogy, but I…

Billboard Issue Date – Issue Date: March 13, 2004

The Billboard 200: Bette places at Number 200 and still gold. Time to go out there…

Billboard Mag: Top concert grosses reported the week ending 03-06-04

These were Bette’s placings for this week…once again, Bette proves she’s Queen of the Road…unless you…

KMB Review: St. Petersburgh

=&0=& Miss M. makes the night come alive, with lots more sugar on top than today’s…

KMB Review: Midler Takes Tampa By Storm!

=&0=& TAMPA – Miss M. remains divine, even if she has a bone to pick with…

Thanks To Chaz from the U.K. for this Tid-Bette

=&0=& I told Chaz that I was listening to some blues songs on the subscription radio…