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Bette On Repeat of The Letterman Show July 7, 2004

=&0=& Network: (CBS) Columbia Broadcasting Service =&1=& Time: 11:35 pm – 12:35 am ET Singer Bette…

Remember Bette Was A Donor In Cleaning The “Statue of David”

=&0=& Bathhouse Lisa thought I should do a follow-up to the restoration of the Statue of…

Worth Repeating: Teach Your Children Well

Knight Ridder Tribune News Service Lee, Luaine Photo: Greg Pace Bette Midler, who’s costarring in “The…

Time To Catch Up!

Now that Bette is on vacation…maybe I can take one. This gives everyone a chance to…

Final Weekend Box Office Tally: Jun. 25 – 27, 2004

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE FINAL Variety Magazine Jun. 25 – 27, 2004 1. Fahrenheit 9/11………………..$23,920,637 Engagements: 868…

Some Pics In The “Scrapbook For BetteHeads” (Thanks Jamie)

I’ve put in some pics that fellow Bettehead Jamie sent me from the Spring Gala Bette…

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE ESTIMATE: June 25 – 27, 2004

(Thanks for the pic Sara) =&0=& As predicted, Michael Moore’s incendiary ode to the Bush administration…

Ever Wonder, Hmm…Where Did Bette Celebrate Her 30th?” (For Chef Bev)

Philadelphia Restaurant Trends – June 2004 By John Fischer Astral Plane (Their Website) This 31-year-old restaurant…

Going Into The Weekend The Box Office Was As Follows

=&0=& Stepford Wives actually moved up a notch during the week, but look for some heavy…

Some TidBit Links (Thank You Lisa)

The first some of you probably know about, but there are many that may not. This…

Born To Be Wild: Bette Has Balls!

Kay wants fans to know song a clone JANE STEVENSON London Free Press 2004-06-25 Photo: Lynn…

Bette Vacationing In Italy with Family

According to the New York Post’s Cindy Adams, the reason Bette could not reschedule to perform…

If It’s Mister V, It’s Always Bette-Related! :-)

Big News: Bruce Broadway Bound? I came upon this big tidbit/rumour on Broadway.com which implies that…

Graham Norton Debuts On Comedy Central Tonight

TV Guide by Daniel R. Coleridge Irish funnylad Graham Norton has hosted a talk-show hit, So…

Bette Has The Letters (Part II)

My last post seemed to confuse some people because they didn’t see what the auction was…

AFI’s Top 100 Songs and Their Ranks

For those who would like to see the positioning of songs, then check out this link:…

Bette Has The Letters From EBAY (Thank you Lisa!!!)

I had been getting a lot of emails about the letters being auctioned off on EBAY,…

Well…it’s an honor being in the AFI Top 100

Especially when it is culled from hundreds of thousands of songs from the movies… The Rose…

Reminder: AFI’s — 100 Years — 100 Songs

=&0=& First off, my apologies to Andy for not running his poll…I lamely forgot. I’m going…

Stepford Wives Apron Sweepstakes (Thank You Divine Queen Dutchie Nanny Sara the First!)

Paramount and Rotten Tomatoes present the Stepford Wives Apron Sweepstakes. Here’s your chance to win an…

Mister V: New Article in The Advocate

Mister V has written a new article for The Advocate entitled, “From Outlaws to In-Laws,” which…

Final Box Office Tally For 06-18-04 Weekend

1) WEEKEND BOX OFFICE FINAL (Variety Magazine) Jun. 18 – 20, 2004 1. DodgeBall: A True…

Bette Will Not Be At Kerry Fundraiser

=&0=& Even though I broke this story about Miss M a week ago, sometimes people need…

Some Links To Check Out (Thanks Lorine and Irish)

This link was brought to my attention by Irish. It has to do with the special…

“Inside The Actor’s Studio” Celebrates 10 Years Sunday Night

=&0=& I saw a commercial for this last night and they showed Bette, so I’m assuming…

BoatHouse Betty Celebrated In Style

=&0=& NEW YORK — Newly arrived from Norwalk Harbor, Bette Midler’s boathouse received an official welcome…

Pics of BETTE at Boathouse

Some Pics Coming In: New York Gov. Geprge Pataki and actress Bette Midler (news) arrive for…

Interview: Bette Says She Wants To Tour Overseas

PrideSource.com Bette Midler reaches Stepford city limits By Tony Phillips Originally printed 6/17/04 (Issue 1225 )…

Thanks To Bette: Manhattan Welcomes First New Boathouse In 100 Years

NY1 News JUNE 17TH, 2004 Photo Scan: Thanks Divine Dutchie Sara The city will open a…

Bette’s Big Day!: I Call it BoatHouse Betty Day

Liz Smith NY Post 06-17-04 BETTE MIDLER’S whoop-de- do for her New York Restoration Project meets…

BLB Shutting Down at Midnight

See ya’ll sometime tomorrow… It’s just for maintenance… Love. Mister D

If You’d Like The A & E Bette Bio On DVD: Please Read

First I’d like to thank Dustin for bringing this idea to my attention. It seems the…

Video of Bette on the Early Show

Click on the link, scroll down looking towards the right border for “In The Spotlight” and…

Bette To Be On ‘Early Show’ Wednesday, June 16th

Bette Midler’s Funny Tales NEW YORK, June 16, 2004 (CBS) If national treasure was listed in…

Bette Will Not Be Performing At The Rescheduled Kerry Benefit!

For those that were going to the Kerry concert because of Bette…I just got confirmation that…

Chaz From The Uk Alerted Me To This On-line Video

This streaming video covers a little of the premiere, behind the scene, comments, and a review….the…

Time Magazine’s Richard Corliss Weighs In On The Stepford Wives

In the case of Buzz v. Stepford, yes, the movie is a little messy. But that’s…

An Interview With Writer Paul Rudnick (The Stepford Wives)

The man behind the robots: The Stepford Wives screenwriter Paul Rudnick talks with the Seattle Gay…

Bette Would Be Proud: She Makes this Conservative Media Watch Group

Media Research Center Cyber Alert Tracking Liberal Media Since 1996 =&0=& Bette Midler Disses George W.…

Second Thoughts and Corrections

=&0=& After posting that article from USA Today where it states that Tim Allen and Bette…

50 + Magazine: teaching old dogs new tricks (Thanks Cris…LOL)

Online magazine article on sex after 50 reccommends teaching old dogs new tricks. 50plus Online Magazine…

BoatHouse Betty Hits Rough Waters on Way To New York City

The Stamford Advocate Boathouse hits rough waters on its way to NYC By John Nickerson Staff…

The Big Town Songbook: Celebrating New York’s Musical Heritage

=&0=& Thank you Barbara and Jason for sending this in…. NY Daily News Divinity Bette of…

Review: From Gaywired.com

The Stepford Wives Starring: Nicole Kidman, Bette Midler, Glenn Close, Matthew Broderick 06.11.04 By Brent Ko…

USA Today Columnist Says Bette’s Next Movie: “InThe Pink”

=&0=& Though grateful for the projects coming his way, Allen admits his jam-packed shooting schedule is…

International Bette Day Pics

I put some pics people sent in for International Bette Day into the Scrapbook for Betteheads.…

Thoughts and Stuff Like That There

Check out the new animation surrounding The Stepford Wives hoopla…included are pics leading up to the…

Box Office: “Stepford” beats Paramount’s Expectations

From Variety Magazine Photo Scan: The Divine Dutchie Sara (Paramount) =&0=& June 11 – 13, 2004…

Richard Jay-Alexander (Bette’s “Kiss My Brass” Director) Brings “A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop” To The Stage

Sunday, June 13, 2004 Irving opens strong lineup First Mainstage play of season features poet’s story…

Reviews: Dontcha Just Love Them! :-)

Newsweek Cathleen McGuigan June 21 issue =&0=& Maybe I’ve been robotized, but I laughed my way…

E-OnLine: Which Stepford star has the most perfect life offscreen?

E-OnLine is having a poll on which Stepford Wife star has the most perfect life off…

Stepfordize Your Life Promotion

This was sent to me by BetteHead Rachel…some of you might like to participate: To Enter…

Uh….”The Stepford Wives” Opens Today….AS IF!!!

However….Remember the nice girls from The Bette Midler Society that wanted everyone to partcipate in The…

Kiss My Brass On Road Again…May Play Some International Dates (Thank you Joe!!!)

=&0=& Well this is what a friend of mine and I stated a while back, except…

Last Minute TV addition

Thankyou David for this: Bette is supposed to be on the Today Show weekend addition which…

Live with Regis and Whoever That Blonde Chick Is…

This will probably be the last audio interview…unless Bette appears on another short segmented show…this is…

Miss M Speaks Her Mind…

Wives Tale Mirrors Reality, Midler Frets By ian caddell Straight.com Publish Date: 10-Jun-2004 NEW YORK–It is…

Updated: Bette Midler: Biography (A&E) Bravo Darrell!

Photo Collage: Sammy Miro =&0=& It’s late and I am so tired, but I thought I…

Reviews: The Stepford Wives

Until I get my reviews page up, I’ll make links…some of these reviews may give away…

Commentary: CATHERINE ORENSTEIN (NYT)

OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR NYT.com Stepford Is Us By CATHERINE ORENSTEIN Published: June 9, 2004 Paramount’s remake of…

Mr. Scorsese, Give Bette This Role; This Was Her Project First!

New York Daily News Rush and Malloy June 9, 2004 Will Madonna forsake her husband, director…

Interview: The Girls Get Loopy!

By DOUGLAS J. ROWE, AP Entertainment Writer Photo: Kevin Winter NEW YORK – Nicole Kidman (news)…

An Interview With “the girls” From The Fabulous Windy City Times

Domo Arigato, Mrs. Roboto Kidman, Midler and Close on being Stepford Wives by Lawrence Ferber 2004-06-09…

Bette on David Letterman

For those who missed Bette on Mr. Letterman’s show or those who don’t get the show…

Smiling Til It Hurts…

All-day smiles By Craig Kopp The Snitch Newsweekly Louisville, KY Photo: Kevin Winter “Yes, it did,”…

Alert: The View Date Has Been Changed!!!!

Jamie, another Divine Ms M, has just returned from a trip to New York today where…

Review: The Stepford Wives (Sneak Preview in San Francisco)

The Stepford Wives Review by: Richie B. (Thank you so much Richie!) San Francisco, CA Saw…

First Hand Account From A BetteHead On “The Stepford Wives” Premiere in L.A.

“The Stepford Wives” Premiere in L.A. BLB Hollywood Correspondent: Care !!! 🙂 June 6, 2004 =&0=&…

My First Puh-Leeze Award: Stop Whhhhiiiinnnnniiiinnnnggggg!!!!!

=&0=& I don’t know why..I just find this silly and ridiculous…at least the makers of the…

Cast Admits “Stepford” Side

June 8, 2004 Chicago Sun Times BY CINDY PEARLMAN NEW YORK — “Spit it out,” says…

Bette’s Appearance on E.T. Last Night…

=&0=& Caught Bette late last night on Entertainment Tonight and I must say I don’t know…

Bette on Ryan Seacrest

Basically, this was just Ryan’s show sending a correspondent, the lovely and funny Kim Coles (“Living…

Stepford set to shock

Stepford set to shock The Age – Australia June 8, 2004 The remake of the 1975…

Lynda Carter on Bette Midler

From The Advocate, June 22, 2004 “Before I got Wonder Woman I was a singer,” she…

Bette and Cast On Issues of the Day

Not a real Stepford Wife in the bunch The Edmonton Journal Jay Stone CanWest News Service…

Stepford Wives Premiere in New York Tonight…

Mansion staff prepares for premiere spotlights By Eve Sullivan Staff Writer June 7, 2004 NORWALK —…

I Just Knew She Would Know This Song

=&0=& I’m posting this article even though the majority of it concerns Nicole Kidman, but there…

More Pics From “The Stepford Wives” Premiere

Stepford Premiere Pictures

Broderick Weighs In On Rumours of Tension On The Set

Broderick Talks Stepford Battles Scifi.com =&0=& Matthew Broderick, who stars in the upcoming remake of The…

Clothes and The Stepford Wives

‘Stepford Wives’ Clothes Well ‘Designed’ By SAMANTHA CRITCHELL Associated Press Writer =&0=& NEW YORK – The…

Bette A No Show on Tina Brown

However, I won’t be surprised if she’s on at another date… Love, Mister D

More Pics From SW Premiere

They are in the SW Special Events Stepford Wives After-Party Love, Mister D

Thoughts and Things…

Flash Photo: Bette on Inside The Actor’s Studio courtesy of Da’vi Stepford Wives Premiere Pics Coming…

Kerry Fundraiser With Bette Cancelled…Will Be Rescheduled

TOLEDO, Ohio – Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry (news – web sites) lauded Ronald Reagan (news…

The Stepford’s On Stepford

New York Daily News ‘Stepford Wives’ club BY JOE NEUMAIER Saturday, June 5th, 2004 The remake…

Was There Really THAT Much Trouble In Stepford?

=&0=& There has been a lot of negative posts coming out of the Post lately about…

Tiny Problem Today With Email Switchover, But It’s All Right Now

Small glitch in transferring to new email provider. If by chance you wrote today and have…

Couple of LHJ Pics In Scrapbook

Quick Links: Ladies Home Journal Cover Inside Cover Love, Mister D

Clip of Bette on ET with Cojo Discussing Nicole and Modeling Her Stepford Look (Thank You JoBeth!!!)

Cute Clip: Snippet of Bette Interview on ET Love, Mister D

The Ladies Home Journal Article (Thank you my Brazilian Bombshell Cris! LOL)

Bette Midler: The Saucy Stepford Wife Ladies Home Journal By Jeanne Wolf June 2004 Bette Midler…

Art of the Last-Minute Movie Save

=&0=& Some may not want to read this, but it is news and provides a glimpse…

Another Bette Interview: Topic A With Tina Brown

Date: 06-06-04 (yes, that’s this Sunday) Channel: CNBC Time: 7:00 PM Central with repeats during the…

BLB Updates: 06-04-04

=&0=& So Much Going On and So Little Time… There are so many appearances coming up,…

June 7th, Monday on E.T.: “Stepford” & MTV Stars!

From movie openings to award shows, if you wanna see stars, you’ve gotta watch ET! Nicole…

New Clips and Trailers

Check This Out: Clips and Trailers Love, Mister D

Ladies Home Journal: Bette, Nicole, Faith, and Glenn On The Cover (Thanks Erica)

Supposedly separate interviews, but short, and about 3 pics of Bette…so go out and grab a…

A & E Bio Review

THE TV QUEEN Albuquerque Tribune – A Albuquerque,NM =&0=& The Divine Miss M is profiled in…

Amen Sister!

‘Stepford’ women speak out: Nonconformity rules June 4, 2004 BY BILL ZWECKER CHICAGO SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST *…

Detroit: Stepford Wives Contest…

ClickOnDetroit.com See Special Preview Of ‘Stepford Wives’ Local 4, ClickOnDetroit.com and Paramount Pictures want to send…

Canada: Win Tix To Early Showing Of Stepford Wives in Edmonton

The Edmonton Journal presents your chance to win a double pass to the Edmonton and area…

New Music Up…

Sorry…we’re switching providers and I wasn’t able to finish everything last night. So I’m catching up…

Review: Inside The Actor’s Studio

Friday, June 04, 2004 – Page updated at 12:00 A.M. Kay McFadden Seattle Times staff columnist…

Must See TV!

USAToday.com Critics Corner Robert Bianco Painting: Unknown (Contact Me) =&0=& •Among a host of news specials…

Bette on Live with Regis and Kelly: 6-10-04 (Thanks BaltoBoy Steve)

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Pics of Bette at “SW’s” Press Conference Yesterday (Thanks Nicola!)

Press Conderence Pics From WireImage Love, Mister D

Hard Times Rolling Down The River

Boathouse project delayed further by faulty float By John Nickerson Stamford Advocate Staff Writer June 3,…

New Polls Are Up And Here is The Bette Audio from “The Today Show”

I know some are having trouble finding this or seeing it on The Today Show site…well,…

A Note From Terri at Experience The Divine

=&0=& Just thought I’d help a friend out here and promote the hard work she has…

From A & E Biography

Write up on A & E’s Biography website Photo: From a friend There is nothing ordinary…

Thank you Shelly For This Info…

Shelly, from the official Bette Midler group, said that she was able to catch Bette’s interview…

Bette on Today Today?

According to a fellow Bettehead, Bette is on Today show..Today!!! If this is true, it might…

Updates Coming Soon…

Sorry for the delay, but new music and new polls coming within a day or two,…

International Release Dates for “The Stepford Wives”

This comes from the IMDB.com database. It’s not always accurate, but it gives you something to…

Ebert and Roeper Review Stepford Wives 6-13-04

At least that’s when they review it in my area…ABC…6:30 AM Central Time…show nay be syndicated……

UpDate: Bette on the Boards

=&0=& Darrell has put up a new song of the week that all BetteHeads should check…

This From The Divine Miss P (Bette in TV Land)

=&0=& This is straight from Miss P’s keyboard to mine. I still have no email…outgoing or…

A&E to Premiere “Biography”s on Midler, Minnelli and Cher in June

A&E to Premiere “Biography”s on Midler, Minnelli and Cher in June Playbill.com By Andrew Gans June…

The Bar Is Set And It’s High For Pink and Zellweger

Shades of Pink, ‘Rose’ and blues Liz Smith June 1, 2004 ‘Onstage, I make love to…

Bette To Close The Kerry Fundraiser In New York

Cindy Adams NYP.com 06-01-04 “Wyclef Jean opens, Bette closes and she’ll also do a ‘Do-Run-Run’ duet…