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Happy New Year 2008 – Make It Work!

Thanks for another great year...2008 WILL be even better! I'm not sure who wrote this little…

Enter Playbill’s “DIVINE LAS VEGAS GETAWAY” SWEEPSTAKES (Thanks Richie!)

Yes, this is different than the other contest giveaway...the dates for this Playbill contest are March…

UpDate: Boot Tube Betty

I’ve changed the link and look to Boot Tube Betty so if you’ve bookmarked it, you…

Listen Or DownLoad “The Strip” Podcast with Bette Midler

Here’s a link to the audio of “The Strip’s” in interview with Bette from Wednesday night.…

Film Threat: Nice Review And Discussion Of Bette’s Only Network Special “Ol Red Hair Is Back”

Mister D: Oh, I thought this was such a fun article to read. When I saw…

To Bette From Celine (Thanks Da’Vi)

This is just a little blip, but the ladies at The View bring up Bette to…

Sorry: Chat Fest – Memorex And Not Live…

Mister D: My bad, ladies and germs concernng the Las Vegas chat…it was a repeat according…

Updates: 12-26-7

Live Chat Tonight With Bette 7:00 PT/10:00 ET Podcast will air Thursday night for the rest…

Video: Drinking Again/Strangers / Do You Wanna Dance? Medley
From The Neil Sedaka Special

This is from the TV special Neil Sedaka Steppin’ Out (1976 TV special). I was a…

Boot Tube Betty

ArtWork: Da’Vi I put up a new video section awhile back that I tackily name Boot…

Bette/Cher/Elton Medley – Finally, The Full Version And Correct Speed! LOL

Finally, we have the Cher show medley in it’s entirety with Bette, Elton, Flip Wilson, and…

Happy Holidays And More!

Peace on Earth and Good Will Towards Man and WOOOOOOOOOO-Man! * Bette supposedly to be interviewed…

Why Not? The 2007 Performancing Blog Awards Nominations (Need Write-Ins)

Okay, this is so shameless, but I'm going to ask you germs and disinfectants (which is…

What Do Hegel And Bette Midler Have In Common?

Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes: Click Here Book Description…

Scrapbook 4 BetteHeads Fixed!

You can check out the new movie stills to “Then She Found Me” in the Scrapbook…

Record Producer Joel Dorn Dies At Age 65

USA Today Decemeber 18, 2007 Grammy-winning record producer Joel Dorn dies Producer Joel Dorn, who worked…

Server Up: Back OnLine….

Hey all: Server went down yesterday...therefore all of my sites went down, plus Darrell's Bette On…

It’s A Wonderful Life!

Mister D: Okay, this is my last one of these for awhile (as I hear a…

Update: New Polls Up!

New Bootleg Betty Polls What's Dolly Parton Got To Do With It? The Top Celebrity Do-Gooders…

Bette Related: Director “FLIP” (Bette’s Peggy Lee DVD) Brings Dolly Parton and Amy Sedaris Together For “Better Get To Living”

Mister D: I just had to put this up. Everybody loves Dolly Parton. Bette Loves Dolly.…

The Celeb’s We’re Proud Of – Kid Nation, Donation Nation, Celeb Nation

Donation Nation: Celebs who used their fame for good Constance Droganes, entertainment writer, CTV.ca Updated: Thu.…

More News On “Then She Found Me”

Then She Found Me opens another film festival in Atlanta New Pic From The Movie A…

“Then She Found Me” To Make US Premiere January 3 At The Palm Springs Film Fest

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 The Press-Enterprise (Photo: Josephine Solimene – Naomi Campbell, Bette Midler, and Kate…

Update: 12/11/07

New Music And More.... And of course, please check out the scrollbar at the top of…

Amy Sedaris Announces Plans For New Web-Based Charity in 2008
To Meet The Growing Needs Of An American Society Where
The Gap Between Rich And Poor Grows Wider Each Passing Day

Mister D: I just love Amy Sedaris and am so happy she is doing this. I’ve…

Martin Rediscovers His Art On Video….

December 9, 2007 New York Times The Getty Gets Serious About Video By CAROL KINO EARLY…

Want To Be On “Oprah”? Well You Have To Be Bette Midler’s Biggest Fan! (Thanks Liz!)

Well, you Betteheads heard it right. You can be on Oprah for an upcoming show on…

NYRP: Art Brings Green To “The Queen Of All Things”

New York Post Page Six Richard Johnson Dec 3, 2007 December 3, 2007 — BETTE Midler’s…

Bette Midler Free Presale Password?????

I got this from a site called “Ticket Horde” But I really can’t verify the information…I…

PreSale Announced For Extra Week Of Bette Tickets (from Dec 3, 2007 – Dec 8, 2007)

I don’t know why this bugs the shit out of me, but it does. Those that…

Updated 11:30 AM: Happy Birthday Miss M!: The Birthday Dance
Also Remember It’s World AIDS Day

Happy Birthday to the one and only, Bette Midler, The Divine Miss M! While most other…

More Shows Added: Tix On Sale Sunday 12/09/07 At 10:00PM

Five More Shows Added Love, Mister D

Enter Bette’s “Total Divas” Sweepstakes Now!

The lucky winners will get tickets to the show, passes to the opening night party, roundtrip…

Reminder: “My Night At The Grammy’s” This Friday, November 30th

Mister D: Remember we had to vote on our favorite performances from a list of 50?…

Updates Coming: Put The Cool In Your Yule This Christmas

Cool Yule Extra week of shows to be added? Bette Midler Online Closes More.... Love, Mister…

Bank of America To Auction “Wyeth” Paintings:
Some Money Goes To NYRP

Bloomberg.com Bank of America Will Auction Wyeth Paintings to Help Nonprofits By Mary Romano Nov. 26…

Happy Birthday Mister V – November 23, 2007

Okay, being from Nashville, I’m a few hours behind on this, but better late than never…

Rumor Alert!: Bette In A P.T. Anderson Short Film?

Mister D: This little tidbit has been making its way around the net lately…hopefully I can…

A Test Poll

Mister D: Just testing this out for good measure. If you have more to say other…

Stargiving News At NYRP’s Hulaween

A Personal Message From Mr. Bruce Vilanch To You Concerning A False Website

Recently, since the writer’s strike began, a lot of the major on-line news and gossip columns…

The Sheryl Crow and Bette Duet (Thank You Jon)

I just received an email from Jon who attended Bette’s Hulaween gala and he was nice…

New York Restoration Project Raises Over $2M At Hulaween Ball

Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project (NYRP) Hosts ‘Hulaween’ Benefit Gala at Waldorf-Astoria From: PRNewswire Date:…

Hulaween Pics Coming Through

Well the festivities have been well on their way, so I thought I’d throw some select…

Well Crap: Missprint on Wire Image About Susan Midler

I have been informed by the angel over my shoulder, Wendy, that the WireImage Photo said…

Happy Hulaween 2007

Happy Hulaween 2007 Sharing and Community A Couple of new photos from Wicked -one with Susan…

More “Garden” Photos and Another Vid Added (Thank You Dawn)

Mister D: I had a BetteHead, Dawn, who sent in a couple of photos that are…

A Little Bit About The “Spell”

Mister D: I just thought this article was rather interesting. The song “I Put A Spell…

Clips and Pics: The Friendship Garden
(Thank You Stephen, Richie, and Jon)

Mister D: Here’s some more news from the Wicked and NYRP collab thanks to Stephen and…

Bette And “Wicked” Celebrate The Opening Of “Friendship Garden”

Photo: Countess Date: Oct 28 2007 More pics in gallery: Click Here What are the chances…

What’s The Buzz On The OnLine Auction Lots?
Take A Gander At This List

Mister D: Thought I’d do a little enticing to get you over to Charity Buzz to…

TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS Ticket Sales:
For The Week Of 10/15/07 – 10/21/07

Mister D: Bette holds steady at Number 5. She will definitely hit Number One closer to…

Updates: 10-24-2007

Hey Everybody! What’s on your mind???? Just wanted to remind everyone that the Charity Buzz Auction…

Reminder: Save These Dates And Participate(s)
OMG! I’m Rhyming Again!

Playbill Wicked Events Scheduled for Oct. 23 and 25 in Manhattan By Andrew Gans 22 Oct…

Video: Bette Does A Whole Lot Of Shaking With Jerry Lee Lewis

Mister D: I’ve had a whole lot of requests for this even though it’ been on…

The Bette Scrapbook….

I think I have it where you can upload your own stuff to the gallery. I’m…

Small Update: 10-19-2007

Hey my sweet BetteHeads: Just wanted to say I updated "Bette's IPod Faves - Same Songs,…

From AOL: Synopsis:The Women (2008)

Mister D: Someone asked me about the plot of this movie and this is the best…

Does Bette Smoke? Say It Isn’t So!

Mister D: Does Bette smoke???!!! Hopefully only out the ears when she has a right to…

Bette Takes In “The Boss” Bruce Springsteen

Sassy Mister D: Even though Bette skewered him in “Mud Will Be Flung Tonight” that doesn’t…

Tid-Bettes: October 18, 2007

Mister D: * If you haven’t checked lately, Bette’s NYRP site has been updated and looks…

Reminder: “WICKED DAY” BLOCK PARTY
(Sunday, October 28 – 11AM – 2PM)

Broadway World “WICKED DAY” BLOCK PARTY GRAND OPENING OF “THE FRIENDSHIP GARDEN” BWW News Desk October…

A Special Message To BetteHeads From Ms. Elinor Lipman
(Author Of “Then She Found Me”)

Ms. Lipman wrote me today, out of the blue, in order to give you all a…

Democrats Winning the Money Race – Bette’s-A-Helping

Congressional Quarterly Democrats Continue Their Domination of the Money Race By Greg Giroux Tue Oct 16,…

The Official Bette Site…

Some of you have already seen this I am so sure, but the filmography section has…

What’s Miss M Up To?

With several months to go before Bette Midler takes Céline Dion’s place at the Colosseum at…

Hulaween 2007: Info and Response Form

To Download The Response Form: Click Here To Download The Response Form: Click Here

Video: Million Tree Event With Bette and Mayor Bloomberg
Thank you so much Wendy-Poo

Wendy has really been coming thru for me lately as I fade in and out of…

Video: Accentuate The Positive – Bette and Bing Crosby (1977)

Mister D: BTW, congrats to Al Gore for winning the Nobel Peace Prize for his work…

And The Tips Keep On Coming…

A tiny blip of Bette being asked a question at Fashion Week: Click Here Thank you…

Videos: BMTV, TMZ, and My Special Night At The Grammy’s

I’ve put up some more videos in BMTV for those who don’t look much for them…

What I Learned Today…

What I learned today by Mister D I learned there are more pics of Bette and…

Midler, Manilow, Harlettes Reunion On “Roseanne”

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Million Trees NYC Ceremony

Michelle C. kindly sent us some pics of the ceremony today. Here's one pic for good…

Mayor Bloomberg and Bette Midler Plant the First of One Million Trees

Mayor Bloomberg and Bette Midler Plant the First of One Million Trees and Launch Million Trees…

Tid-Bettes: October 8, 2007

Mister D: (Photo: Bette at “Fashion Rocks” 1999) Not much going on this week, but Bettehead…

Update: October 6, 2007

Just wanted to let you know that I updated the BLB Jukebox with all new songs…about…

Reminder: Upcoming Bette Appearances For NYRP

Tonight and October 9, 2007

“Cinematical” Review: Then She Found Me

Cinematical TIFF Review: Then She Found Me Posted Sep 13th 2007 7:02PM by Ryan Stewart Filed…

“BoxOffice Magazine” Review: Then She Found Me

BoxOffice Magazine TIFF 2007: Then She Found Me Helen Hunt falls back on the chick-flick formula…

Universal Love For Bette And Dolly?

Mister D: I thought this was a cute little article, so I’m passing it along. She…

“Then She Found Me” Scores Another Solid Review (Thanks Jacob)

Variety Magazine Then She Found Me By JOE LEYDON A ThinkFilm release of an Odyssey Entertainment…

Update On “American Idol”

I was just informed by Bette’s crew that she was not nor will be a judge…

The New Scrapbook

Hey BetteHeads: (Photo: Unknown) Just wanted to remind you I’m working on the new photo scrapbook…

Rumor Has It!

And the clue is "American Idol" Love, Mister D

Tid-Bettes

A couple of people have written in that there are pics of Bette and Sophie in…

SSSSHHHH! It’s A Secret

Bette Midler, Meg Ryan and Annette Bening film ‘The Women’ in Georgetown By Sally Applegate/Correspondent GateHouse…

Foot Recall With A Photo Finish

* Surgery * New Photo Album - more to come * Music and Polls Soon *…

50th Celebration of the GRAMMY Awards
Not Grammy’s But A Pre-Special

Academy Announces Nov. TV Special September 10, 2007 “My Night At The GRAMMYs” will include fan…

Vote For Bette’s Performance
To Be Shown Again On The Grammy’s (Thanks Jonathan)

Jonathan B. wrote in to say that there is a voting poll on the Grammy's website…

Another Update: “The Women”

Mister D: I just received confirmation that this will not be a “period” piece. That is,…

Update: “The Women” IS A Definite GO!

Mister D: I just received verification that “The Women” will definiitely have Ms. Midler as one…

Bette In “The Women” Remake? Looks Likely

Mister D: I know it seems inconceivable, but if it’s only 2 days work…hell, it’s possible…plus…

Update: More Accurate Info On “Then She Found Me” (Thanks Jacob)

Photo: Bette Midler and Helen Hunt in Then She Found Me (c) 2007, THINKFilm, Blue Rider…

New Pic Of Bette from “Then She Found Me”

It looks as if the movie won't be released to the general public until March 2008.…

Tid-Bettes: September 17, 2007

* Another great movie review * Bette site updated * Bruce Vilanch gets summoned for Jury…

Another Review: Then She Found Me (Thanks Ms. Mish)

Mister D:Ms. Mish is a dedicated Colin Firth fan. She went to the screening of “Then…

Tid-Bettes: September 13, 2007

More Photos from Zac Posen Fashion Show – September 11, 2007: Click Here The 40th anniversary…

SAVE THE DATE! Hulaween – October 31

Special Guests and Auctioneer revealed! Michael Kors (Project Runway) will judge best Hulaween Costume

Then She Found Me: More Great Reviews (Thank You Ms. Lipman)

THEN SHE FOUND ME – Hollywood Reporter TORONTO – Playing like an adult woman’s rejoinder to…

Tid-Bette: Bette Midler Invites Jessica Simpson To Vegas

New York Post SIMPSON, MIDLER BRAVE CRAZY CHAOS AT KORS By MARIANNE GARVEY Photo: J. Kohen…

Hunt Talks “Then She Found Me”

Toronto Sun Helen Hunt finds new career path By KEVIN WILLIAMSON Helen Hunt knows the world…

Bette Handles The Manhandler Like A Lady

TMZ.com The TMZ Staff Mr. Midler Gets Muscled Photo: J. Kohen 09 Sep 2007 “First Wives…

Bette To Host A Special Benefit Performance For “Wicked” (Thanks Julia!)

Thanks to the beautiful Julia, who might be the only girl to make me straight (but…

Review: Maybe It’s Oscar Time For Bette? (Thanks Matt!)

Pop Matters Movie Review: Then She Found Me Matt Mazur Actors directing themselves can turn out…

From Ms. Lipman – “Then She Found Me” Author And Review

Mister D: Still taking a sabbatical, but I thought this was news you’d want to hear.…

Mister D Takes A Holiday

I will be offline...(no computer. no emails accessible) for 15 to 30 days starting now, so…

Bette Midler On Line Community Forum: Please Read

To All The BetteHeads: A message from Rebecca Hello all you fellow Betteheads! I just wanted…

Then She Found Me: Sold Out First Day Of Screenings!

Mister D: I received some information from Miss Mish that both screenings of “Then She Found…

RIP Aaron Russo: 2/14/1943 – 8/24/2007 (Thanks Wendy)

It’s time to say “When.” The Blog for WWW.SAY-WHEN.ORG Aaron Russo – 2/14/1943 – 8/24/2007 Aug…

Video: Bette and Cher Singing “Trashy Ladies” Medley

That about says it all. Whoever put this on YouTube…thank you! Love, Mister D

Bette Midler & Cher: Trashy Ladies Medley

Mister D: Well, this seems to be cut off a little short. I’ll see if I…

Trees Grow, Why Don’t You??? (Inspired by Wendy)

Mister D: I’m not going to post anything more about this except for the below. I…

Bette Midler: Putting The Show Together…

Mister D: This was reported a while back, but this is more of the aftermath…. Luxe…

Okay, Okay: The Trees Story!

Mister D: I have gotten so much email about this story…I guess people just thought it…

Top Ticket Sales Las Vegas: Bette Midler Re-Enters Top 10

TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the…

Bette Midler’s Official Site Updated! (Thanks Jonathan and Jason!)

Mister D: Check out Bette’s Official Site – it has been revamped and looks quite Divine!…

Bootleg Betty: New Feature And A Correction

Mister D: * Just wanted to let everyone know that I added a rather educational feature…

Update: No CD Is In The Works For Bette Midler

Mister D: Okay, I got confirmation that Ms. Midler did indeed receive the song, “Good Guy”…

Bette Midler: Actors Turned Singers – Yet Another Article On This Subject

Mister D: This subject matter seems to rear it’s head twice a year, but I’m printing…

A “Good Guy” For Bette Midler?

Mister D: I just found this tid-bette in an interview with Jude Johnstone who wrote “The…

Billy Crystal And Bette Midler On Perez Hilton Today

Mister D: Thanks to Stephen and Julia for sending me this tidbit. Nice pic of Bette…

UpDate On Auditions…

The auditions will are being held at Caesars Palace in the theater. The time will be…

Bette Midler Hold Auditions

Culled from the hundreds of casting and job notices listed daily on BackStage.com, below are this…

Bette Midler Trivia: The Link To Bette And The Scissor Sisters

Mister D: I found this interview with the Scissor Sisters when their new CD “Ta Dah,”…