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Sightings: Bette Midler in Sydney

The Daily Telegraph, Australia April 30, 2005 SPOTTED: Bette Midler along with sexy quartet Il Divo…

Walt Disney Presents: Wishes! CD (Thanks Dana!)

Mister D: Thanks to Dana for this heads up…yes, it’s not a new recording, but it’s…

Video: Divine Aussie Interview With Kochie (Thanks Kirsty)

Kirsty from the Land Of Oz writes in: I came across this video of Bette on…

From Kirsty With Love: Adelaide Confidential

Mister D: Kirsty (not Alley) from Oz has been transcribing some articles from newspapers for me,…

Beaches Redux: Buy This Now!

Mister D: Just a reminder that the Special DVD edition of Beaches is out, and it’s…

Singer/Songwriters: John Prine, Maria McKee, and Beth Nielsen Chapman

Part of what makes Ms. Midler so divine is her choice in material to sing. And…

Essay Of Interest From Bruce Vilanch (Mister V)

Mister D: If you don’t know why an article of Mister V’s is on Booltleg Betty….shame…

Whine, Whine, Whine…Oh, Wine! Spo-De-Do

The Advertiser Our wine is simply divine, says Bette 28apr05 THE Divine Miss M, it seems,…

Just A Few Comments….

Thanks to everybody for the notes and kind letters regarding Chaka…and thanks to my friend Becky…

Bette’s Stylists: Robert Ramos and Kim Brakeley

The Advertiser Stylists are the wind beneath her wigs WITH REBEKAH DEVLIN, PETER WOOD, CARLA CARUSO…

Beaches Re-issue Washes Ashore Today

Ms. Inez: Mister D, or Donny as I refer to him, wanted me to remind you…

Ms. Midler Lends Name To Celine Dion’s Tsunami Relief Effort For UNICEF

Photo: Ros O’Gorman The Business Wire April 25, 2005 06:15 AM US Eastern Timezone Celine Dion…

Warhol Collection Surprises Bette

The Age, Australia Divine intervention April 24, 2005 Not only is Bette Midler getting the royal…

I’ll Be Just Another Yellow Beach Umbrella

I don’t want to belabour the point, but I need to take some time off. With…

Bette’s Best Bets (Thanks to Leighann And Her Grandma)

Good Housekeeping Best Bettes May 2005 She’s been entertaining us for years. Now the Divine Miss…

Today In Theatre History: APRIL 17

Today In Theatre History: APRIL 17 Playbill.com By Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez April 17, 2005…

A Special Message on Sudan from Bette Midler

Ms. Midler asked that I post this message for her in hopes that you would take…

A Little Bette, A Little Eric

The Daily Telegraph Midler’s concert convoy April 16, 2005 PEOPLE travelling home from work along the…

Ain’t No Gamble….It’s A Sure Bette!: By David Hawkins

Mister D: I’d like to thank director and writer, Mr. Hawkins, for sending in this unedited…

Bette Joke: Rocket Rod

The Sydney Morning Herald Rod wants to teach instead April 15, 2005 If they jailed all…

The Magic 7??? Let’s Fuel More Gossip

RelishNow.com Celebrity Gossip Thursday, April 14, 2005 By Robin Adams Sloan Q. Is Demi Moore still…

Wanda Sykes On “In The Pink”

MTV.com Larry Carroll Featuring one of the more eclectic casts recently proposed for a film, “In…

Lily Business: A Recent Q & A

The Indy Star Lily eyed medical career (and that’s the truth) April 14, 2005 Detroit-born Lily…

Maynard and Midler: Aussie Talk

Newcastle ABC Maynard’s Music Malaise – Bette Midler Wednesday, 13 April 2005 Presenter: Maynard Bette Midler…

Might Be Fun To Check Out This Song Bette Once Wanted To Record

Mister D: Thought this would be of interest to some. I’m always curious as to what…

Save The Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2005

The card invite for the Fourth Annual Spring Picnic on Tuesday, June 14, 2005 For more…

Ex-Harlette Appearance

The fabulous Linda Hart was on Desperate Housewives tonight. She was the waitress in the scene…

KMB Interview: Just A Guy And A Girl!

The Age Sure Bette by Guy Blackman April 10, 2005 Bette Midler revives her flamboyant showgirl…

Diva On The Run!

The Sunday Mail Bette steps out! JESSICA LAWRENCE 10apr05 BETTE Midler breezed around Brisbane City yesterday,…

KMB Down Under Review: Brisbane Entertainment Centre

The Courier Mail Bette’s blend of class and crass goes beyond divine Kathleen Noonan 09apr05 Photo:…

Bette News From The (Y)UK (Thank you David)

David, from the U.K., wrote in to inform all of us that the BBC radio (via…

The Time Is Nigh For The Land Of Oz

Painting: Tom Miro Just wanted to get this on-line before the shows started in Australia to…

HUH? Bette Once Dated Harvey Weinstein?

Mister D: My friend Mark wrote me to say that the person Molly was probably referring…

Mister D Sings Miss M

I just put up all of my interpretations of Miss M songs that I have recorded…

Couple of More Polls Up!

I put a couple of new polls up to catch up with my goal of 4…

KMB: Biggest Production Ever Rigged In Brisbane

The Courier Mail Brassy Bette enjoys being toast of the town Erica Thompson 06apr05 AUSTRALIA got…

WTF????

I don’t know about you guys and gals, but lately I have read actual reviews of…

Rove Live And Molly Meldrum ( Thanks so much Kirsty and Angela)

Well, I’m starting to get familiar with some of the popular chat hosts in Oz…I can’t…

Correction On More Aussie Appearances

Angela, from “Istanbul, not Constantinople,” was kind enough to write in to let us know that…

Win A ” Meet And Greet With Bette”

You read it right!!! Win A " Meet And Greet With Bette" (Australia Shows...Hope A BetteHead…

Interview Clips

Mister D: In one of these interview clips, Bette mentions working with Amanda Marmot on developing…

More KMB Down Under Info and Pix

Photo: Tim Winborne Darrell was kind enough to send me this information that someone had sent…