Monthly Archives: April 2012

Monday, April 30, 2012

Video: People Magazine Interview (1988) – Thanks CC

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

The New York Times
Unexceptionalism: A Primer

TO achieve unexceptionalism, the political ideal that would render the United States indistinguishable from the impoverished, traditionally undemocratic, brutal or catatonic countries of the world, do the following:


If you’re a justice of the Supreme Court, ignore the first sacrament of a democracy and suspend the counting of ballots in a presidential election. Appoint the candidate of your choice as president.

If you’re the newly anointed president, react to a terrorist attack by invading a nonterrorist country. Despite the loss or disablement of untold numbers of lives, manage your war so that its results will be indeterminate. Read More

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Sunday, April 29, 2012

I Have Quit Facebook, Twitter, And Maybe iPhone….Hey!

"Jeez! I just bumped into a crowd a people all looking down at their devices!! Look up, people!!" ~ Bette Midler

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Video: Bette Midler Ad: Say Yes To Love 1983

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Video: Feeling down? Luca’s got the cure for the blues.

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More On The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Rolling Stone
Hall of Fame Blowout
Issue 1156 – May 10, 2012

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

New York Post
French passion
Last Updated: 12:39 AM, April 29, 2012

After being honored by French President Nicolas Sarkozy last month in Paris, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s getting more Gallic props.

French Ambassador François Delattre and cultural counselor Antonin Baudry are hosting a dinner for him tomorrow in New York, with guests expected to include Petra Nemcova, Carolina Herrera, Padma Lakshmi, Bette Midler, George Soros, Henry Kravis, Karen Elson and Frank Langella.

A letter from Sarkozy to Weinstein will be read. The producer has moved from one acclaimed French film, his Oscar-winning “The Artist,” to another French sensation, the upcoming “The Intouchables.” Read More

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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Video: Hocus Pocus/Mean Girls Mash-Up

What would happen if the Sanderson Sisters from Hocus Pocus were really the Plastics from Mean Girls? THIS

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Video: Hello In There – Bette Midler (Thanks Boy Scholte)

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10 Celebrity-Related Charities Ranked Excellent To Bad

Mister D: They rate from 0 – 4, so Bette and NYRP got an excellent score

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