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Bette Makes “<b>Rolling Stone</b>” <i>Women In Rock </i>Issue

Editor’s Note: I think Miss M would be ecstatic to know she made the timeline of “Women Who Changed the…

Ex Talking Heads Members, But Current Tom Tom Club Talk 2 Songs Rejected for Bette’s “Bette”

Editor’s Note: I always find it interesting the songs that Miss M has turned down or had to withhold due…

Bette Makes USA Today’s Starter Kit For A Great DVD Collection

First off, choosing must-have DVDs is entirely subjective. You have to love the material — in any format — before…

Bette to Appear at Big Benefit in Honor of Katie Couric’s Husband November 12th

NEW YORK, Oct 16, 2002 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Katie Couric and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) bring together some…

Introducing Snook’s Bette E-Cards

Start sending your friends, relatives, and even enemies Bette E-Cards. My friend Snook was nice enough to let me link…

Bruce Vilanch Responds to the Article Below Concerning the Dallas News Report

Editor’s Note: He also answers the question as to why Bette wouldn’t be able to attend Bettefest. Thank you Mister…

From the Dallas Morning News….LOL

Editor’s Note: This has to be wrong, but thought you might want to read. City takes center stage in plans…

An Unpublished Interview with Rock Impresario and Punk Priestess, Patti Smith

Editor’s Note: Back when I was still in my teens, I remembered reading a snippet of this story about Patti…

Pics of Bette at Gaultier’s Paris Fashion Show…

There are pics with Jon Bon Jovi, Gaultier, and it looks like Martin: Bette at Paris Fashion Show Here’s the…

The Book, “Still Divine: Bette Midler” by Mark Bego Has Been Delayed

Editor’s Note: The new book on Ms. Midler, “Still Divine”, has been pushed back from a November 2002 release date…

A Littlle Mae, A Little Tucker…Thanks to Bette?

Editor’s Note: Two shows–one one West, the other on Tucker–heightened interest brought on by Midler…actually this is a statement, not…

Bette, “Beaches”, Birds, and Ice Arena?!!! Oh My!!!

”Oh, fly, fly, so high against the sky.” Those words are one of the repetitive refrains in the song ”The…

Mister D is Deathly ILL….

Because of a dastardly migraine headache and nausea, Bootleg Betty will have no news today….even though, I just know there’s…

Today’s musical milestones

In 1979, Fleetwood Mac was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Also in 1979, “The Rose” premiered…

Bootleg Betty Exclusive!!!! CAA: Bette’s Management Will Book Tour!!!!!

CAA, the management company that represents Ms. Midler, has a division here in Nashville, Tennessee….yeah, you heard right:-) I have…

THE GAY DECADES Out of the closet and into the living room: nine episodes in the most dramatic cultural assimilation of our time.

An Excerpt from Frank Rich’s book in ESQUIRE MAGAZINE November, 1987 Editor’s Note: Just thought some would like to read…

Today’s the Day!!!!!

My sister site is finally open….congrats to Darrell, Mike, and me, Mister D….LOL Bette on the Boards

Bette Donates Money to the New York Governor’s Race…But Whose Side?

October 8, 2002 New York Times By SHAILA K. DEWAN and ERIC LIPTON Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton came to the…

The Grand Opening of Bette On the Boards is Tuesday….

I need say no more…just click on the link: Bette on the Boards

It’s True: Bette Midler Dropped from the WB Roster

Bette has been dropped from WB records…I confirmed this with Mr. Bruce Vilanch who says: “tis true” ….And this from…

Dustin Hoffman Sheds Tear Watching Old Clip from Bette’s TV Special

Editorial: While being interviewed by Diane Sawyer on GMA Friday, she played a clip of a duet between he and…

Midler Spotted in Paris as Gaultier Shows Swingy Fashions

Story Filed: Saturday, October 05, 2002 2:33 PM EDT PARIS (AP) — With acrobats in bikinis and tights swaying on…

Bette to be honored in a Tiffany window display???

“The idea that I’m going to be [one of the honorees featured] in a Tiffany window display had me so…

Reba’s Got A Dream List of Guests

These are folks she’d like to have on her TV show By Neil Haislop, Country Forever Productions NASHVILLE, TN Thursday…

Deceased Critic Pauline Kael Retired Because of Bette Midler?

Although Ms. Kael thought Bette’s performance in “The Rose” was one of the best in decades, she obviously didn’t think…

Midler on the Scene at Stone’s Club Date

ON THE SCENE: A friend phones to report who showed up at the Stones’ club date at the Roseland Ballroom…

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