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Sony Taking Poll: “Bette TV Series Is A Choice! BetteHeads Unite And Vote! (Thanks Shawn)

Sony is taking a poll to vote for your top 3 choices for future TV on…

Mele Kalikimaka! From Spencer (I Mean Daisy Bucket

This is from “The Girly Show”, a live drag cabaret act, I do in Kansas City…

‘Rosie O’Donnell’ (episode #173) – Airs Tonight (27th)

Rosie O’Donnell chats about growing up as a New Yorker and her work in film, on…

Quips

One of Bette Midler’s finest quips went something like “My husband told me if I’d just…

Bruce Vilanch To Interview Mega-Manager Joan Hyler At The West Hollywood Learning Annex! Enroll Now!

Mister D: This will be GREAT for those who can go. Bruce Vilanch interviewing Joan Hyler,…

How Bette Midler Made A Cynical Girl (kind of) Enjoy Christmas

How Bette Midler made a cynical girl (kind of) enjoy Christmas By my beloved Cris V.…

On The Radio: 2 Bette Shows On WFUV.Org

You can hear Bette on 2 radio shows promoting "Cool Yule" on WFUG.ORG with Rita Houston.…

From Sting.com News: Rainforest Foundation-US Eleventh Annual 2007 Appointment Calendar.

12.20.06 Sting.com News Rainforest Foundation 2007 Appointment Calendar Every hour an area of Amazon rainforest the…

Video: More Bette With “Martha” (Thanks Again x Infinity to Da’Vi) LOL

Kisses and hugs from the ole troll (that's me) to the beautiful and young Da'vi! God,…

Video: Bette On Martha (Thanks To Da’Vi Again and Again)

Well I might as well not even try to do videos anymore since the advent of…

RIP: Ahmet Ertegun (1923 – 2006)

December 14, 2006 Ahmet Ertegun, Founder of Atlantic Records, Dies By REUTERS LOS ANGELES, Dec 14…

The “Camp” Your Parents Never Told You About! Listenening May Homo- Fy You!

Camping it up: The pride of pop’s history By PHILIP BRASOR Special to The Japan Times…

Part One Of Bette On “The View” (Thanks Da’Vi Again)

Mister D: Part two is a post below…sorry about that: Part One: Thanks so much Da’Vi!…

Clip Of Bette On Friday’s Martha!

Click Below For A Preview: Click Here For A Preview

Helen Hunt Talks About “Then She Found Me”

MTV.com By Shawn Adler and Larry Carroll, with additional reporting by Jasmine Dotiwala Oscar winner Helen…

Remembering MRF

Mister D: Thanks to Linda for this! New book of photos will take you back to…

Letterman Update! (Thanks Dana!)

From today’s NYDaily News, Rush and Malloy: Bette Midler, whose “Cool Yule” CD is out, has…

Bette Midler On “The View” (Thank You Da’Vi!)

Bette Sings On "The View" Screen Caps Thanks so much to Da'Vi for all of his…

Bettehead Makes A Special Video For Bette’s “I’m Beautiful” (Thanks to Jonathan Booth)

Mister D: Jonathan sent me this and I thought it was so cute, I just had…

For Those Who Can Make It – Bette’s Martha Appearance Being Taped Today

From my friend Sally in New York: They are taping the Bette segment on Martha today…

BLB Videos: Bette At Rockefeller Center and On CBS Sunday Morning

Thanks goes to Barry for doing this for me... The NBC Rockefeller Tree Lighting and The…

Bette Midler Cancels Her Appearance On David Letterman!

Disappointingly, Bette has cancelled her appearance on Letterman this week, and it seems there will be…

Bette Midler On “Extra” Video

Mister D: As usual the media makes it worse sounding than it really is. It’s not…

Bette Midler Nominated For A Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (Thanks Mark)

Who's her competition this time? Love, Mister D

Bette Midler: The Today Show Videos (Thanks Da’Vi)

Thanks to Da'Vi for sending these to me. I was a horrible BetteHead and didn't even…

Bette Review From Nashville’s “Church Street Freedom Press”

Mister D: Nashville shows it has good taste in music! Holiday Tunes Worth a Listen Safe…

Bette To Appear On “Take Five” and “Words and Music from Studio A” Radio Show December 18, 2006

Special Thanks to Charl K. for this information 8:15 AM and 4:45 PM, Take Five: For…

The Bette Midler “Cool Yule” Video

Bette's video for "Cool Yule" - Cute, Cute Cute Love, Mister D

From Bootleg Betty And All The BetteHeads: “Happy Birthday Bette!”

Happy Birthday Bette! World AIDS Day (Thank you Robert) Bette Honored By The Advocate DavidBoy's Fabulous…

DavidBoy Gives “Bette Midler – The Divine Online” A FaceLift in Honor of Miss M’s Birthday!

David wrote me to let all you BetteHeads know that in honor of Bette’s birthday and…

Bette Honored In “The Advocates” World AIDS Day (Special Section)

Bette’s birthday and World AIDS Day happen to be on the same day. This year she…

St. Lawrence University Benefits From Top Christmas Tune

Newswise — “The Divine Miss M” (Bette Midler), folk-pop singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan, country artist Brad Paisley…

Bette On Martha Stewart Show? Date Discrepancy

According to Martha’s website, Bette will be appearing on the 15th instead of the 12th. It…

Just To Clarify In Order To Deserve You! :-)

There have been some questions and discrepancies (some due to Bette’s official site) concerning dates of…

Not Bette-Related: Interesting Take On One Of My Brother’s Songs From A Career Site (?)

The Last Thing You Do By Jeff Brown – Pres. CareerTrip.com The title of this article…

Happy Holidays From Bette Midler: The Commercial
(Thanks To The Divine Da’Vi!)

The Divine Da'Vi just sent me an upload of Bette's Holiday commercial. You have to come…

Heads Up On Bette’s Appearance At Rockefeller Center

I don’t like being the bad news messenger, but those of you who planned on going…

CD Reviews: Bette Midler’s Cool Yule

To read reviews: Click Here and then scroll to the bottom.

Cool Yule Hits The Billboard Charts!

Miss M’s new Holiday CD, Cool Yule, entered the Billboard Top 200 this week at Number…

New Info On Eric Kornfeld (“Kiss My Brass” Writer)

I heard from Eric Kornfeld just before Turkey Day and he was chock-full of information. Some…

Matthew Broderick On Being A Bad Husband In “Then She Found Me”

Nice guy gone bad?: Matthew Broderick reinvents himself for upcoming movie Chicago Sun-Times | Date: November…

Another TV Appearance From Bette: Martha – December 12, 2006

Thank you to the Cool Yule BetteHeads: Click Here Martha – December 12, 2006 Love, Mister…

CBS Sunday Morning: The Divine Miss M’s Enduring Magic

CBS Sunday Morning The Divine Miss M’s Enduring Magic NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2006 Screen Shot:…

Save The Date: January 3, 2007 – American Masters: (PBS) “Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens”

The program features interviews with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Tina Brown, Graydon Carter, Rosanne Cash, Hillary Rodham Clinton,…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for the messages of support! My brother's major label debut, Woody Bradshaw:…

Mister D’s Brother, Woody Bradshaw’s CD “Lightning In A Bottle” Releases Nov. 21 (Universal Music Group/Primoris)

Get To Know My Brother, Woody Bradshaw: Click Here For Interview My brother Woody’s single “The…

A Message To BLB Readers From Mister D

Okay, ya’ll know I’m usually upfront about just anything, so the following shouldn’t be a surprise.…

Verdant Magazine: The Divine Miss M’s Green Thumb

PhotoShop: Tom Miro Mister D: Don’t forget that Miss M is profiled in the new eco-friendly…

“The Rose” Blooms Again With WestLife

13 November 2006 Westlife secure 14th number one in UK Boyband Westlife have secured their 14th…

I Think Liz Is Right This Time…

Divine Miss M plans holiday show, new album of Christmas faves Liz Smith November 13, 2006…

Catching Up With Scott Steen: Featured Jazz Trumpeter Soloist In “Kiss My Brass”

Mister D: I just received a nice email from a KMB alumni, Mr. Scott Steen, jazz…

Happy 20th Birthday Crystal!!!

Mister D: Just wanted to wish a Happy Birthday to a divine BetteHead who has been…

Congrats To The Dems And The People Who Voted For Change

Just a short thanks to all who voted (especially those who had to vote against their…

NYRP Sends BLB Some Hulaween Pics

Pics Sent From NYRP Upcoming TV Appearances (at top of page) My brother Woody Bradshaw's first…

FINAL FULL DAY – CLOSING FRIDAY! Bette’s Charity Buzz OnLine Auction

Last chance to join Bette Midler and friends in support of NYRP Hulaween at charitybuzz!

Not Bette-Related: My Brother, Woody Bradshaw, Makes The News! Yay!

Business Wire November 08, 2006 05:46 PM Eastern Time Country Singer/Songwriter Woody Bradshaw Catches ‘Lightning In…

Richard Jay-Alexander Directs “BroadwayWorld.com On Ice”

Without even an official announcement, Joe’s Pub has informed us that one of their hottest tickets…

The IPOD Shuffle With Jake Shears

Random Rules: Jake Shears Reviewed by Noel Murray November 7th, 2006 In Random Rules, The A.V.…

Bush Lied, Soldiers Keep Dying

Mister D: Do you really want more of this? From a war based on lies? If…

Dave Lindorff: It’s Election Eve, Do You Know Where Your Country Is?

Dave Lindorff: It’s Election Eve, Do You Know Where Your Country Is? By BuzzFlash A BUZZFLASH…

The Rude Pundit Tells It Like It Is – Vote The MuthahFukahs Out!

Mister D: First and foremost, the following has nothing to do with Ms. Midler or her…

Bette’s Official Site Updated! Upcoming TV Appearances, Too

UPCOMING TV APPEARANCES CBS Sunday Morning – November 26, 2006 NBC Tree Lighting – November 29,…

Bette Midler: “I’m Flora, the goddess of the garden…”

New York Intelligencer Bette and Joy’s Happy, Raunchy Halloween November 2, 2006 How does Bette Midler…

On The Edge Of Hulaween (Thanks Michele)

Liz Smith NYP November 2, 2006 Photo: Sorceress from the Ledge BETTE MIDLER’S ANNUAL “Hulaween” fund-raiser…

OOPS – My Email

MisterD@DonBradshaw.com I’ll put it up later…with a cutsie image! 🙂 Love, Mister D

Getty Images From Bette’s Hulaween!

Mister D: Sorry for the watermarks kids, but, hey, when you’re po’ yo get wat yo…

Amazon Video Exclusive: Bette Sings “Cool Yule!” (Thanks BaltoBoy Steve)

Bette Midler Video Of "Cool Yule" Screen shots and Hulaween Pics Coming In...check the Photo Section…

Short Video Of Bette Singing “The Rose” At “Fame Becomes Me”

Good Idea – Bad Execution

This year, the Today Show’s tradition of testing its hosts’ fortitude by giving them nutty Halloween…

Bette Midler To Perform On NBC’S ‘CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER,’ NOVEMBER 29 (8-9 P.M. ET/PT)

Prior to the network special, WNBC NBC's New York flagship station, affiliates WVIT, WCMH, KNBC will…

NYRP Executive Director to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Drew Becher, Executive Director of The New York Restoration Project will preside over the opening bell,…

Ask Billboard: One Of My Fave BetteHeads, Dustin, Gets Some Answers

Well, many of you wanted to know some of these answers.... Love, Mister D

From Liz Smith’s Column: “Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me”

New York Post Liz Smith 10/27/2006 Photo: Anonymous I ALREADY told you to go see “Martin…

More Pics!

Jeffrey was kind enough to send some pics from Bette’s appearance the other night at Martin…

More Pics From Bette’s Appearance At “Fame Becomes Me”…And Then There’s Me!

More pic of Bette at Martin's Fame Becomes Me My local hit, Vote No on Number…

Miss Julia’s Take On Bette In Martin Short’s “Fame Becomes Me”

Mister D: The beauteous Miss Julia gives us a taste of Bette in Martin Short’s “Fame…

Hulaween And Charity Buzz Reminders

Hulaween Reminder and Charity Buzz, the online auction for NYRP, is now open! Love, Mister D

Tuesday, Oct. 24, Only!!!: Jiminy Glick Interviews Bette Midler In “Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me” On Broadway!

Playbill.com Bette Midler to Guest at Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me By Andrew Gans October 23,…

Non-Bette Related Sort Of….Bab’s New Dance Hit!!!

My friend Dana sent this to me…this guy seems to be a protoge of Marc Shaiman,…

Don’t Ya Just Love Self Promotion???? This Is Fun…Well It Is For Me!!! :-)

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Tid-Bettes: It’s A Wrap!

Mister D: Thought I’d tie some loose ends up on some internet rumours and stuff like…

The Day Habeas Corpus Died

http://www.crooksandliars.com/2006/10/17/olbermann-the-day-habeas-corpus-died/

Cool Yule CD Review: Barnes and Noble

Barnes & Noble Bette Midler, still spunky after all these years, brings warmth, charm, and just…

Not Bette Related: Abba vs. Mommie Dearest

BATTLE OF THE ALBUM COVERS

Liz Smith Says Boxed CD Set?

And Missing Tracks? Hope she didn't find this rumor on the internet...if you catch my drift....

Re-Casting Changes Movie History – What Might Have Been…

The biggest stars in Hollywood got their most famous roles because other stars turned them down.…

Columbia Records Releases ‘Cool Yule,’ Bette Midler’s First-Ever Holiday Album

Columbia Records Releases ‘Cool Yule,’ Bette Midler’s First-Ever Holiday Album NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ —…

Leftovers And Tid-Bettes

Extra track on Bette's CD??? Babs, Bette, and Linda...unpatriotic? That means it's time for elections again!…

The Two B’s At MSG! (Thanks Dana!)

New York Daily News Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King couldn’t fight the feeling when Barbra Streisand…

“Cool Yule” In The Y.U.K. After All? (Thanks Jonathan!)

Thanks for the info Jonathan. Release date: October 30, 2006!

Bette Midler Signs Million Mom’s Banner “Stopping Bullets”

Cape Cod Today Vonnegut to auction her Million Mom’s banner “Stopping Bullets” in Provincetown October 10,…

Review: All Music Guide Gives a Thumbs Up!

AMG.com Review by Marisa Brown Well in advance of the Christmas season, Bette Midler, perhaps in…

Germany Release Date For “Cool Yule” (Thanks Katrin)

Kristin writes in to tell all you Ger-mites (I just made that up…whatever!) that the official…

The New CD Is Here: Cool Yule – Bette Midler

The new CD is here! I've got pictures of the inside and outside of the CD...hope…

Happy Birthdays And Funeral Songs: Don’tcha Just Love The Combo???

Mister D: First off, Happy Birthday to one of my most cherished and most beautiful BetteHeads…Julia…

Bette Midler, Honorary Chairman For Garden Education Center of Greenwich’s Tabletop Showcase, “Festive Tables” Oct. 12-14

Hooray for Hollywood Maureen FitzPatrick Sound Gardening October 6, 2006 Roll out the red carpet, light…

New Eco-Lifestyle Magazine, “Verdant”, Launched – Interviews Bette Midler On Trash!

The first issue of Verdant, a lifestyle magazine combining elements of high-end luxury mags and eco-themed…

Bette NOT Headed To China Just Yet!

Just got reliable confirmation that Bette and Martin did not jet off to China…yet. Ms. LIz…

My Analyst Told Me…

My Analyst Told Me that I was right out of my head, but I said “Doctah!…

Lush Alert: “Time Out” Magazine’s Drinking Challenge (Thanks Kellee!)

Mister D: This event has come and gone. The interest here for some of you is…

Leading LGBT Newspapers, Including Nashville’s Own, “Inside Out,” Unite to Promote US Gay History Month – Bruce Vilanch Lends A Hand!

PHILADELPHIA, October 3, 2006 – Celebrants of October’s Gay History Month will have icing to add…

Cast Out: Queer Lives in Theatre edited by Robin Bernstein

Bay Area Repoter Gay stage stories by Jim Piechota Cast Out: Queer Lives in Theatre edited…

Bette, Cher, And Those Shoes!!!

The disco diva sells her designer dresses and furniture in a two-day event. It’s not every…

Bette And Martin Jet To China!

New York Post Liz Smith Oct. 1, 2006 BETTE MIDLER’s kickoff party for her Hulaween Gala…

Tid-Bettes And More…

Mister D: Still in full day classes for Songposium…last day!!! It has been incredible…most of my…

Disco and Diamonds Online Auction at CharityBuzz

Disco and Diamonds Online Auction at charitybuzz Overflowing With Dazzling Diamonds, Jet Set Travel and Couture…

Where Have All The Real Women Gone?

Salon Soloway on Poehler: A Broadsheet fantasy interview Rebecca Traister It’s one of life’s small sadnesses…

Trailer For “The Rose” From IFILM.com – Awesomely Chilling!

Love, Mister D

It’s About Me, Mister D! Aren’t Ya Thrilled?!

A lot of you have been asking…uh, 2 people, to be precise….how my first gig went.…

This Could Be The Revamped Cover For “Cool Yule”

This is the cover on Barnes and Noble’s site…I agree with Leslie…nice gams!!!!! Love, Mister D

Non Bette-Related, But She’d Approve – Believe Me
A Must Read Before Fox Edits It Tomorrow

Fox News Sunday, Interview With President Bill Clinton, 9/22/06 (Rough Transcript): Click Here And tough tits…

Not Bette-Related: My Brother, Woody Bradshaw, Signs With Primoris Records/Universal Music Group

Mister D: Well, it’s been a long time coming, but we all knew this special day…

Bette Midler Contributes To Luke Neuhedel Foundation Online Auction

(PRWEB) September 22, 2006 — Bids on autographed items from Daniel Radcliffe, Jim Dale, and Ewan…

Bette Midler Inspires Grey Ant’s Spring/Summer Collection

BizBash.com Fashion Week’s Rocking, Writhing Entertainment Cinemax and Bette Inspire Dancers as Models The presentation for…

“Cool Yule” And “Then She Found Me” Update Pages…

Darrell Redmond from Bette On The Boards has designed two new pages for me..."Cool Yule" and…

Bette Midler Donates Several Items For An Auction Package To “SHARE”
And You, My BetteHeads Have A Chance To Participate!

2 Beachfront tickets to Hulaween - includes dinner and the show and a prominent listing in…

Down Under To Have A “Cool Yule” (Thanks Alisha!)

Aussie Release Date For Bette's "Cool Yule" Love, Mister D

RIP: Ms. Ann Richards, Former Texas Governor

Mister D: All I can say is, what a lady…strong-willed, but filled with compassion, conviction, and…

All Ye Naysayers: The Bible Of Hollywood, Variety, Confirms Elinor Lipman’s “Then She Found Me” Cast

Variety Hunt finds cast trio for helming debut Firth, Broderick, Midler are ‘Found’ By MICHAEL FLEMING…

Update On Director-Producer Richard Jay-Alexander (Kiss My Brass)

Mister D: I always think of Richard as “the ultimate director of divas” hands down. Never…

Audio Clips From “Cool Yule” – Bette’s New CD (Thanks Leslie!)

Cool down a little with "Cool Yule"...okay, that was cheesy, but WTF? I'm hot!

Bette Midler Designs Dress For “Couture for a Cure” Gala and Auction
Benefiting The ALS Foundation

King of Prussia Mall Press Release Fall Fashion Kicks Off with the Region’s First ”Couture for…

Correction: “Then She Found Me” Begins Filming Sunday, Sept 10, 2006

Also, another cast member has been announced...this time an actress you may remember from the HBO…

UpDate: “Then She Found Me” – Another Actor Climbs Aboard…

Then She Found...Another Actor! Who's the new guy that joins the cast already boasting the talents…

Update: “Then She Found Me” Bette’s New Movie – New Actor Involved!

New Actor for the New Bette Movie? Woody's out, but who's In? Love, Mister D