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A Miss M Reading Requirement: Is This The America You Want? Unexceptional?

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Don’t Forget: Bette Midler To Attend Dinner Honoring Harvey Weinstein

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BetteBack July 4, 1993: Prince Writes Song For Bette’s Next Album….Bette Of Roses

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Video: Bette Midler – Arbor Day 2012

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BetteBack FRIDAY, JULY 2, 1993: Oy! Whoopi And Bette Get Hit With A Lawsuit

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Bette’s 2012 Spring Picnic Invitation

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Video: Bette Midler – Touching Moments/Music – “Happiness” – The Fray

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BetteBack June 6, 1993: Miss M Comes Out Strong – A Concert. New CD, And New Movie

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BetteBack May 27, 1993: Midler’s New Show – “Experience the Divine”

Daily Herald Liz Smith May 27, 1993 Bette Midler las broken every existing record at Radio…

Audio: Rap Group Capone-N-Noreaga ft. Nas – “Calm Down” Samples Bette Midler’s “Superstar” Piano Loop

Mister D: yes, you may expect ficking foul language!

Matthew Parker To Co-Chair NYRP’s Bud’s Bash Tomorrow Night – If You Can Go, Don’t Miss It!

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“Beaches” and “Hocus “Pocus” Set For Blu-Ray Debut This Year (Thanks Brandon)

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BetteBack May 26, 1993: Midler Sets Box Office Record At Radio City Music Hall

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BetteBack May 7, 1993: Bette Midler Brings “environmentalism” To The Simpsons

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Review: The Earth Day Special

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The Magical, Mystery Tom Waits Bus Tour!

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BetteBack April 29, 1993: Bette Midler To Return To Concert Stage After 10 Year Absence

Daily Herald Liz Smith April 29, 1993 I’ve already told you that Whitney Houston and Bette…

BetteBack May 5, 1993: Another Movie Optioned But Lost – The Florence Greenberg Story

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Mister D: Still relevant today….and Bette keeps on persevering!

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BetteBack May 1, 1993: Casting Still Goes On For “Gypsy”

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Don’t Steal From Bette….

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BetteBack March 20, 1993: Bette Midler Makes Debut In Gypsy Later This Year

Indiana Gazette Scoop Liz Smith March 20, 1993   Bette Midler makes her dramatic television film…

BetteBack March 31, 1993: Bette Midler To Guest On “Simpsons” May 31, 1993

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Interesting….

The Telegram Liz Smith Friday, April 20, 2012 About 100 people asked me the other night…

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BetteBack March 7, 1993: Bette Midler Surprises Robin Williams At The Golden Globes

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BetteBack March 28, 1993: Women Talk Back At Hollywood And Roles

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NYRP Tix On Sale – Guests: Adrian Grenier And Marisa Tomei

Chicago Tribune By Liz Smith, Tribune Media Services Liz Smith April 19, 2012 I promised the…

A Case Of Media Trying To Cause Hype?

AOL Music Bette Midler: Jennifer Lopez’s Dating Life the Butt of Entertainer’s Joke — Potent Quotables…

BetteBack February 7, 1993: Guessing Which Celebs Have Gone Under The Knife

Syracuse Herald Journal Image February 7, 1993 Longevity magazine asked “a top plastic surgeon” to cast…

BetteBack March 2, 1993: The American Comedy Awards

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Tweet Of Thr Day

LuxuryTickers.com Celebrates Earth Week 2012 by Donating Proceeds to Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project

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Elizabeth Warren Invite!

This Time Bette Midler Fights For Those With Psychiatric Problems And The Stigma Surrounding It

Mister D: Yay for Bette and bully for some of you that thought it was cool!…

Bette Midler To Co-Host Very Controversial Political Fundraiser Tomorrow Night

Boston Herald GOP: Elizabeth Warren’s Harry Belafonte pick off-key Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Republicans are demanding…

Bette And Liz In Conversation raising money for the Maria Droste Counseling Services

LIZ SMITH: Bette Midler Conquers New York … by Liz Smith Wednesday, April 18, 2012 THIS…

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BetteBack February 4, 1993: Best And Worst Dressed Celebs – According To Winnipeg

Winnipeg Free Press Neat togs, sad rags February 4, 1993  M O VE OVER, Mr. Blackwell. Free Press…

Parental Guidance: Stranger Than Fiction

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Video: Happy Earth Day….A Little Early

Mister D: I bought my tree, did you?

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Bette Midler’s Clams on the Half Shell Revue takes over the Minskoff Theatre for 67 performances. Joe Layton choreographed…

BetteBack January 6, 1993: Bette Midler To Perform At One Of Clinton’s Inaugural Balls

The Washington Post Inaugural committee names performers for the big day By JACQUELINE TRESCOTT January 6,…

BetteBack January 10, 1993: More On Midler vs Raye

Kokomo Tribune Personality Parade January 10, 1993 Q One of my favorite films of the past…

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Pirate Tower of Victoria Beach

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Bette Midler: She’s Just That Good!

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Video: Friends – Bette Midler – HBO 20th Anniversary Special

BetteBack December 23, 1992: HBO Celebrates 20 Years

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BetteBack November 16, 1992: Stars Seek Help On The Psychiatric Couch

Syracuse Herald Journal Hollywood stars seek psychiatric help November 16, 1992 The glib and the glamorous…

The Top 5 Hairstyles At The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

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Things Heard At The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

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It’s Only Rock And Roll!

New York Times April 15, 2012 A Ceremony in the Midwest Honors Rock Legends From the…

A World Of Her Own…

Bette Midler while on stage inducting the late Laura Nyro: “She wrote her name in the…

Bette Midler Gets Emotional While Talking About Laura Nyro

Mister D: Turns out Bette did not perform at all like I was told.  Maybe they…

Bette Midler Inducts Laura Nyro, But It Seems She Does Not Sing – Sara Bareilles Performs

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Wedding Bell Blues

Huffington Post C’mon And Marry Me, Bill Posted: 04/14/2012 “Billlllllllll, I love you so, I always…

Video: Miss M Boogies!

BetteBack September 26, 1992: Valentino’s Golden Rose Award – Midler A Recipient

Pacific Stars And Stripes Happy Anniversary, Valentino September 26, 1992 Opera star Placido Domingo, actress-singer Bette…

BetteBack October 2, 1992: Bette Midler To Attend The Carousel of Hope Dinner Benefiting Children’s Diabetes Foundation

THE NEWS, FREDERICK, MD Glitteratti October 2, 1992 Stars line up to help out at Oct.…

My Fair Lidy

Mister D: There will be a little “Bette” going on in this movie….cause it’s Leigh Shannon!…

More Tix Available to Sold-Out Induction Ceremony To Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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Axl Rose Refuses To Come To Rock And Roll Induction This Weekend

RAW DATA: Press release omitting Guns ‘n Roses from Hall of Fame lineup Published April 13,…

Video: Leader Of The Pack – Bette Midler – The Bruce Forsythe Show

BetteBack August 18, 1992: James Caan Turns Out To Be An Ignorant Ass

European Stars And Stripes Caan blames Midler for “For The Boys” Failure August 18, 1992 James…

BetteBack August 28, 1992: Bette Midler For Class President

The Valley Independent NO KIDDING? August 28, 1992 5 HIGH SCHOOL CLASS PRESIDENTS 1. Willard Scott…

The Archives Are Opened Back Up

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Top 10 Green Dining & Drinking Destinations In New York City

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Mister D: Although it doesn’t say it here, I was told Bette will be performing the…

PRISCILLA THE QUEEN ‘I WILL SURVIVE’ Australian Reality Talent Show to End with Broadway; Auditions Begin in April

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BetteBack August 1, 1992: Martha Raye Sues Bette Over “For The Boys”

The Valley Independent Raye: Midler stole my life story August 1, 1992 LOS A N G…

BetteBack July 30, 1992: Bette Midler Signs To Do “Hocus Pocus” With SJP And Kathy Najimy

The Lethbridge Herald A brew of sister witches July 30, 1992 Sarah Jessica Parker has been…

Bette Sighting: Bette Midler Attends Stockard Channing’s Return To “Other Desert Cities” On Broadway

New York Daily News Gatecrasher April 11, 2012 STOCKARD CHANNING got a warm welcome at her…

Alternate Oscars: Best Actress, 1992 – Nominate Bette Midler Again

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Celebrities Who Decided To Elope

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Video: Bette Midler on Johnny Carson´s Tonight Show (May 21, 1992)

BetteBack August 31, 1992: Bette Midler Wins An Emmy For Her Johnny Carson Performance

Santa Fe New Mexican Northern Exposure wins 6 Emmys August 31, 1992 PASADENA, Calif. – Here…

BetteBack July 24, 1992: Midler Faces Tough Emmy Competition

The Capital Times Too bad Midler faces such tough Emmy competition July 24, 1992 TWO FOR…

BetteBack July 24, 1992: Bette And Babs! Sisters? Feel The Love!

The Lethbridge Herald TV Dialogue July 24, 1992 BARBRA AND BETTE — Are Barbra Streisand and…

“Parental Guidance” Film Delayed Until Christmas Day

Fox will swap holidays for its Billy Crystal-Bette Midler comedy "Parental Guidance," moving the pic to…

Twitter Bette And Get A Surprise – Of Course You Pay!

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Bette Sighting: The San Francisco Symphony

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Video: Dear Mister Carson – Bette Midler

BetteBack June 10, 1992: Bette To The Rescue

Chronicle Telegram Marshall seeks one creative force who’s a star June 10, 1992 Garry Marshall has…

BetteBack June 19, 1992: Liz On The Bette And Johnny Biz

Daily Herald Liz Smith June 19, 1992 By the by, this issue of TV Guide is…

BetteBack May 21, 1992: Bette Midler On Carson – Miss Otis Regrets

BetteBack May 22, 1992: Johnny Carson’s Last Show With Fave Entertainer Bette Midler

Daily Herald Huge outpouring carries Carson to tonight’s last show May 22, 1992 BURBANK, Calif —…

BetteBack May 11, 1992: Tyne Daly Miffed Over Midler Choice For “Gypsy”

Titusville Herald Daly Loses Role in ‘Gypsy‘ To Bette Midler May 11, 1992 RADNOR, Pa. (AP)…

Compost toilet taster day

Canada Free Press All of the Latest Poop on Compost Wes Porter Sunday, April 8, 2012…

Bette Midler’s “Live At Last” Has Been ReIssued And Remasterd

Which Bette Midler album has Friday Music selected for reissue this April? 1977’s 2-LP Live at Last was…

Happy Easter Ya’ll

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BetteBack April 21 1992: Bette Midler Narrates Shelley Duvall’s “Weird Parents”

The new animated children’s series “Shelley Duvall’s Bedtime Stories” premieres Tuesday, April 21, on cable’s Showtime.…

Video: Shining Star – Bette Midler And Dolly Parton

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3 Kid Stars Who Made the Move Successfully To Adult Stars

OMG Dakota Fanning Opens Up About Moving from Child Star to Adult Actress — 3 Kid…

BetteBack April 12, 1992: Missed Movie Opportunity With Dolly Parton

Syracuse Herald Journal Hello Dolly April 12, 1992 Where There’s a Will,” featuring Dolly Parton and…

MIDLER, BELAFONTE TO FETE ELIZABETH WARREN AT FUNDRAISER April 19

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