BootLeg Betty

Bette’s Sister, Susan, Has Successful Kidney Transplant

New York Post Page Six Richard Johnson April 30, 2004 — WHEN Bette Midler (above) found…

Grand Entrances

Here’s To Flamboyance – May It Ever Strut Its Stuff! CT.Com April 29, 2004 Photo: Steve…

The Kindness of Strangers… (Thank You David!)

Today someone sent me the text that they typed out for the More interview back in…

Another Democratic Benefit For Bette?

The New York Daily News Rush and Malloy 04-28-04 Cardinal Egan has confirmed that Sen. John…

She Said “Supposed To” Not “I AM”…

High on life Scott Galupo The Washington Times 04-28-04 Bette Midler, who stars in the upcoming…

The W Magazine Interview….

The W Magazine Interview is up….thank God for Macaire or else i’d be typing into tomorrow…and…

BLB Updates: 04-27-04

Painting: Tom Miro All the regular updates have been made in both the jukebox and records…

Interesting TidBette From BLB Reader, Teran! (Thanks)

Teran has been a big Bette fan for about half her life, she says, but decided…

OY! Bette and Others Called Back To “Stepford”!

By K. Heller Philadelphia Inquirer Wives recalled Weeks after The Stepford Wives remake was test-screened, its…

The Ladies Who Lunch…Yes, Ladies!:-)

New York Post Liz Smith Thanks for the photo Nicola! WENT TO lunch in Michael’s in…

Letter To The Editor: This Woman’s On The Ball

The Boston Phoenix Letter to the Editor SWING SHIFT In his review of Bette Midler’s recent…

Bette in W Magazine (Thank you Paul A)

I just received a nice email from Paul saying there was a 2 page article of…

Summer Movies 2004 Guide

Detroit Free Press Summer movie guide April 25, 2004 If you’re wondering what will be coming…

More Midler Master Builder Awards Kudos…

LONG ISLANDER NEW State Parks Foundation Salutes Bette Midler By Peter Sloggatt With a string of…

Darrell Has Put Up New Song Of The Week

Make sure to check out Darrell’s site for the “song of the week”: Bette on the…

Stepford Wives Makes Top 10 Movies EW Wants To See

”It’s foolish that people think there shouldn’t be any tension on set,” defends director Frank Oz.…

Picking Up Trash (no…not someone at the bar!) Is A Praiseworthy Thing

Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot| She Stoops to Conquer Bette Midler was presented with the Long Island…

Sting, Billy Joel, Bette Midler Singing in the Rain Forest

From Fox News By Roger Friedman Photo: Abacca Press So we had Sting, James Taylor, Bette…

Rainforest Benefit Review

New York Daily News – http://www.nydailynews.com Rock stars raise standards (to raise funds) Mr. Jim Farber…

Bette Sighting

NYP.com Richard Johnson April 23, 2004 — ELTON John with Post columnist Liz Smith and Bette…

Rolling Stone Reviews “Singin’ in the Rainforest, featuring Great Songs from the Movies”… Midler Is ShowStopper

Photo: Chad Rachman (Thanks for the pic Brandon!!!) A-list starpower was combined with a passel of…

“Singing in the Rainforest” Review: Variety

(Carnegie Hall, New York; 2,804 seats; $600 top) Presented by the Rainforest Foundation. Reviewed April 21,…

Bette’s Ties To Nashville and The Democrats…

Thursday, April 22, 2004 New country group out called ‘Democrats’ By JOHN GEROME ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER…

Bette Closed Out The Show Last Night

Mister D: From what I can gather Sting and company saved the best for last…Bette Midler…

Links To Pictures

Looks like pictures are already rolling in for The Rainforest Benefit…last I looked none of Bette…

Just A Reminder: Thanks Michelle

Remember Bette performs tonight at Carnegie Hall as part of The Rainforest Foundation’s 12th annual Benefit…

Holy Moses!!!! (Thank You Barbara)

Newsday April 21, 2004 Name game We like Bette Midler, for her singing and her support…

Other Update News

Special F/X: Sammy Miro Darrell has exercised his God-given right to change his mind and has…

Counterpoint to the Blender’s Worst Songs of All Time

Carl, from www.bettechives.com, sent me this article that argues somewhat against the list that Blender magazine…

Bette To Hit The Concert Trail In September

On the Road with Moronica…sort of! I had heard from a non-Bette fan and a Bette…

“The Stepford Wives” Poster

Mr. BaltoBoy Steve sent this in to me via ComingSoon.net via SneekPeek.ca…It’s the movie poster for…

Best Bette on the Island

From The New York Daily News Best Bette on the Island Even when she’s picking up…

Barry Manilow and his music will be featured on Fox’s “American Idol,” April 20

Harmony Composer Manilow is Featured Theme and Performer on “American Idol,” April 20-21 By Ernio Hernandez…

TimeLine on AIDS

Newsday AIDS TIMELINE LINDA WINER April 18, 2004 1981:The press reports that “an unusual cancer,” probably…

PATRICK KELLY: A RETROSPECTIVE: The Brooklyn Museum Thru Sept 5, 2004

The New York Blade Buttons, bows & black realness The brooklyn museum celebrates the legacy of…

Sizing System For Women…I Don’t Get It!

Mister D: Is this like “one size fits all?” A fitting approach to fashion Saturday, April…

Midler Receives Master Builder Award

Photo: Jim Peppler Midler receives parks award Newsday.com BY DENISE M. BONILLA Staff Writer April 16,…

BLB Updates: 04-15-04

It’s Late…. I’m Tired… Jukebox Updated… Karaoke in BootlegBetty Records… New Polls Up… Last Two Polls…

Hollywood Heavyweight, Harold Ramis, Wanted Bette to Play Emma Goldman

Lincoln Journal Star An ‘exceedingly dangerous woman’:Emma Goldman’s story BY L. KENT WOLGAMOTT An oft-jailed anarchist…

Letter To The Editor from The Seattle Weekly

Clay Aiken and Kelly Clarkson got their stardom via a competition, not unlike a Miss America…

OFFICE DEPOT CENTER IS #1

Thanks for the mag, Brian P:-) OFFICE DEPOT CENTER IS #1 Office Depot Center Finishes Ahead…

Vanity Fair: May Issue (thank you Jamie)

Well my friend Jamie was playing “beauty shop”…she said she picked up the May issue of…

THE NEW YORK RESTORATION PROJECT SPRING BENEFIT

The New York Restoration Project will hold its annual Spring Picnic on Thursday, June 17, 2004…

On This Day…

1975 Bette Midler’s Clams on the Half Shell Revue 04/14/1975

BLB Would Like To Say:

Updates coming soon! Get off the Boards and File your Tax Return! 🙂 Anything on the…

Bette To Help With Benefit for Ailing Child

By HANNAN ADELY THE JOURNAL NEWS Rye, NY The benefit will feature family-friendly activities during the…

Bette To Be Honored Friday Night…

Newsday ROBERT KAHN State Parks honchette Bernadette Castro honors Bette Midler with the Foundation for Long…

KMB Review: A Little Rough Around The Edges, But Some Interesting Tidbits…

Sketch: Sammy Miro Bette Midler at The Forum, March 2nd, 2004 Nolan’s Pop Culture Review Guest…

Ask A Star…Oh! And Happy Belated Easter!!!

Photo Scan: Sammy Miro (Thank you!!!!!) Mister D: Broadway.com is hosting this “ask a question” dealie…

Scrapbook for BetteHeads

I put some more KMB pictures in the scrapbook under Onstage… Love, Mister D