Monthly Archives: October 2009

Saturday, October 31, 2009

The Parody Song Bette Sang Last Night (Thanks Eric Kornfeld!)

To start the tree sale, Bette and Judy Gold (who emceed) sang this parody -- by Eric Kornfeld!

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Friday, October 30, 2009

Bette At Hulaween

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So far guests include Martha Stewart, Kate Pierson (B-52’s), Patty Smyth, John McEnroe, Gloria Gaynor, Whoopi Goldberg, Crosby, Stills, and Nash, Sia, Katie Couric, Mayor Bloomberg, Michael Kors…

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I Shudder By Paul Rudnick

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Paul Rudnick: The Man Who Tells Bette Midler What to Say
By Matthue Roth | October 30th, 2009 1:32 PM
Categories: Culture

There is no better introduction to Paul Rudnick’s book of essays, I Shudder, than its subtitle: And Other Reactions to Life, Death, and New Jersey. And there is nowhere that this description is more apt than the first essay: in which Rudnick tells his life story — a common story, really, of being a writer and moving to the Big City and coming out as a gay man — through a series of visits, by his mother and her two sisters, of his West Village apartments. Read More

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Bette Not In “Sex And The City” Sequel

Daughter Sophie was a PA on the

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Give A Little, Lose A Little, Until Your Piggy Bank Breaks A Little – That’s The Story Of, That’s The Glory Of…Bette!

Bootleg Betty’s Bette Midler Birthday Fundraiser For NYRP

Now say that really fast!!! LOL I’ll make this short and simple. This fundraiser is to honor and show appreciation to the finest living entertainer/philanthropist/eco-green goddess there ever has been. In order to do this, we donate our hard earned money to her beloved creation, NYRP. Why give to The New York Restoration Project? Check out all they’ve accomplished and their goals for the future. There’s enough inspiration to start one of these foundations in your own city. Click Here! Now get those checkbooks and credit cards out and follow these instructions! Love, Mister D Read More

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Fright Night: A comprehensive list of must-see scary movies

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Fright Night: A comprehensive list of must-see scary movies
Zombies and witches and Ghostbusters, oh my! Get into the spirit of  Halloween  with a scary (or not-so-scary) movie night
From staff reports
Published Friday, October 30, 2009

If the gobs of candy, the array of costumes and the jack-o’-lanterns haven’t sufficiently put you in the mood for Halloween, turn to your DVD player. There’s nothing like a spooky movie night to lift your dark spirits. Read More

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Thursday, October 29, 2009

Judge Approves Kaloko Dam Settlement
Judge Approves Kaloko Dam Settlement
Pflueger Accused Of Modifying Reservoir That Failed
UPDATED: 2:27 pm HST October 29, 2009

HONOLULU — A judge on Kauai has just approved a massive settlement of lawsuits stemming from the Kaloko Dam failure.

Former auto dealer and landowner James “Jimmy” Pflueger was blamed by the state and families of seven people who died when hundreds of millions of gallons or water released by the collapse flowed down usually calm Wailapa stream.

Several other property owners, including singer Bette Midler, also sued Pflueger. They also were involved in Thursday’s settlement. Read More

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Shayna Steele – November 2 – The Canal Room NYC – CD Release Party!

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Shayna Steele is celebrating the release of her much anticipated first full length album I’ll be anything by throwing CD Release Parties at The Canal Room NYC and Yoshi’s SF as well as giving away two tracks from the upcoming album . Please share this with your friends, on your blog, in a tweet, or wherever fine music is appreciated.

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5. Post on five Facebook friends’ walls by attaching the link. Read More

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