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Monthly Archives: February 2006
Monday, February 27, 2006
Mister D: I got some feedback on the box set of Bette: The Complete Television Series On DVD and for what it’s worth it seems legit and a good deal, especially for anyone who never had the chance to see it or didn’t get it recorded. Another bonus is that these are supposedly formatted region free so they will play on any DVD player, DVD-ROM X-Box or PS2 Worldwide.
ArtWork: Lucy Wilkins
Wendy received her copy and this is basically what she had to say about it:
“It has the whole series on it; you can not skip to a certain scene in an episode though. It does show you the different episode names on the menu and it allows you to pick your favorite one. There are no extras, it is just the 18 shows. It is a good thing to have if you did not see the show or if you missed a few here or there. It was not like I thought it would be, but there is nothing wrong with any of the episodes. They are all there, all normal length in time, and all funny.”
Saturday, February 25, 2006
Mister D: Sorry, I didn’t have my glasses on…vision kind of blurry, but hopefully this is the right poster! Loved the movie…my fave of the year!
Holidays are over
Jan 4, 2006
Hollywoodians are returning from their usual holiday getaways — where they were together as usual in Hawaii and in Sun Valley.
At the Kahala, the regulars there included the Jeffrey Katzenbergs, Rick Yourn, Herb Alberts, Jeff Walds, the Garry Marshalls, Nicolette Sheridan and Michael Bolton, Tommy Lee, Heather Thomas, Glenn Larson.
Friday, February 24, 2006
Walter Scottâ€™s Personality ParadeÂ®
Personality Parade (02/26/2006)
Q. Bette Midler did tribute albums to Peggy Lee and Rosemary Clooney. Does she plan any more?
â€”Martha Jennings, Ridgefield, Conn.
A. It was her pal Barry Manilow who suggested she follow the Clooney album with her new Lee disc. Weâ€™re told that Bette, 60, has no definite plans, but we suggest Ethel Merman and Judy Garland tribute albums.
SNEAK PREVIEW â€“ March 2, 2005
WHAT: America: From Freedom to Fascism
WHERE: Fine Arts Theater Beverly Hills, California — 8556 Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills (400+ seats)
WHEN: Thursday evening, March 2, from 7:00pm.
Photo: Aaron and Bette back in the day
(Thanks for the pic Darrell)
We urge everyone in California and the surrounding areas to make plans now to attend, and spread the word about this most important cinematic event. The film has received standing ovations in all six cities it has played in with incredible reviews.
Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Mister D: Macaire wrote in to let all of you know that Bette has a great spread in the new issue of Interview magazine with Michelle Williams (Brokeback Mountain) on the cover. Antony of Antony and the Johnsons (the new “IT” guy on the NY music scene) conducts the interview with her. So be sure to run out to your local bookstore and grab a copy. If you live out in the sticks and don’t have access to the mag, hopefully we’ll be able to get it on-line soon.
Thank you so much for the heads up Miss Macaire!
Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Mister D: Kristin wrote in because she heard this on the radio from Mike Evans Hollywood report. I will tell you right here and now that if this turns out to be true, I will turn in my “Gay Membership Card” and join “The Breeder’s Club.” 🙂 Are you ready for me ladies???? I know you are! Cris? Bev? Dana? Jaqueline? Well, don’t get sick thinking about it…this rumor just ain’t happening. Or maybe I’ll join the “The Cult of Busheviks.” Anyway, the following is what Kristin heard in her own words:
Monday, February 20, 2006
Both Nicola and Colette from the beauteous YUK both wrote in at the same time with updated info on Bette’s appearance on Parkinson’s. Seems she will be on the show March 16th instead of the 11th. Her fellow guests will be Sharon Stone and Stephan Fry.
Tickets can be purchased by: Clicking Here
For more information: Click Here
Also Colette said Bette will probably be making the rounds on the BBC the 15th so keep your eyes peeled and stay vigilant looking at their website. Click Here
Thanks so much ladies!!!!
Sunday, February 19, 2006
New Music, New Polls, and More Videos. Check it out!
Saturday, February 18, 2006
Feb 17, 2006
In 1999, Diana Ross was arrested for assaulting a female airport security guard who, she claimed, had touched her breast while conducting a routine search. “Personally,” Bette Midler later said of the incident, “I always love a good pat-down. If I were Diana, I would have held out for the cavity search!”
[Trivia: In 1999, Middler announced that she would be performing on the eve of the Millennium in Las Vegas, where, she said, she would go “nose to nose with Barbra Streisand.”]
Friday, February 17, 2006
New York Post
Feb 17, 2006
February 17, 2006 — ‘I VERY much doubt if anyone of us has the faintest idea of what is meant by the reality of existence of any thing but our own egos,” wrote the philosopher A. Eddington.
This brought to mind a recent comment made by my confreres on Page Six. Writing about Goldie Hawn and Bette Midler, the unidentified reporter placed this word after their names – “Dinosaurs!”
Well, yes, everybody over 50 is now in the dinosaur category. But this column is forever being bombarded with news and carryings-on in the energetic lives of people in the dino category. As Cole Porter would have put it, “fabulous doings in the ruins of old Pompeii!” But we’d have to add that the people “doing” are fabulous ruins in themselves.