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What the “little people” had to say about “Short Talks”

Mister D: I have looked high and low for a critics review of the all-star “Short…

Another Interview with the late Pauline Kael

Mister D: Just want to remind everyone that Ms. Kael actually thought Bette was a brilliant…

Who Knew Bette Practiced Yoga? Not I…

Mister D: I know some of you like to travel, maybe go on retreats. Here was…

This Should Clear Up The Confusion As To Who Represents Bette

Mister D: I had noticed that some places, like IMDB, had Bette still being represented by…

More Pix From Lenox Ball

Mister D: Found a few more close-ups of Bette:

Sonny and Cher: The Gay Sensibility…Brief Bette mention

Mister D: Not much this morning, but some may find this interesting: Sonny, Cher, Midler, Gays

Please Let Bette be the Presenter of this Award…LOL

Cher will receive the Artist Achievement Award at the 2002 Billboard Music Awards, set for December…

MEDAL OF DISTINCTION AWARD PRESENTED TO BETTE MIDLER AT THE LENOX HILL HOSPITAL AUTUMN BALL 2002 IN NEW YORK CITY 11/19/2002

Bette Receiving Medal of Distinction

Midler At Lennox Hospital Autumn Ball Last Night

Mister D: Miss M receives another award for her work with NYRP, with Matt Lauer:

Toni Braxton on Her Career Path

Q: Meanwhile, you’re delivering something else: another album. After selling 25 million [of her first three…

Look…A Picture….

Mister D: Just a picture I found on an announcement that Bette was to appear in…

Found this tidbit on Singer/Musician Eric Bazilian …

Mister D: I found this little tidbit while researching musicians. Check out the bottom of this…

Beth Nielsen Chapman Discussing “The Color of Roses”

Mister D: I found this today while surfing the internet. Beth Nielson Chapman discussing the song…

Steve Martin Scores Most Laffs with “Short Talks”

‘Short’ long on laffs Martin’s ‘3 a.m.’ with Kline, Baranski a hit at benefit By ROBERT…

Liz Smith: Notes on “Short Talks”

Mister D: Not exactly an in depth analysis, but Liz was there. Come on Liz–you could…

Yea, This is Old Too, So Eat Me!!!

Mister D: And even if you saw the pic before, bet you didn’t know what it…

Hairspray Opening: Yes, A little Late, But New Picture

They’ve got connections. Terrence McNally, who wrote the book to The Full Monty, worked with Hairspray…

My Question Made the LA Times on Sept 10th, 2002

Mister D: I had forgotten I had written the very repected music critic for the LA…

Happy 21st Birthday Darrell!!!!

Hope you are having a grand day and night. Thanks so much for your friendship and…

Background Information Regarding “Short Talks on the Universe”

Mister D: This article comes from the Sunday, Nov 17th, New York Times, in case anyone…

Mister V’s Generous Giving of Information on Bette

Mister D: Mister Vilanch has been so kind in giving me information that I really, really…

My Mom’s Review of the Cher Concert…LOL

Mister D: Sorry Mom…I know this is an invasion of your privacy, but nothing is sacred…

More Pics of Bette at “West Side Story” event

Just go to: www.wireimage.com and type “midler” in the search engine…she looks happy…that’s what counts:-)

Now I’m Sicker…Bette’s Tour Postponed

I just got a message from Mr. V saying that because of the immense work that…

Yet Another Award For Miss M

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, Matt Lauer presents Bette Midler with the Medal of Distinction Award at…

Sorry…but I’m Sick Again!!!!

Went to see Cher’s farewell tour last night and had to leave before her final number.…

Just a Big Happy Birthday to Sophie…

Happy Birthday to Sophie and congrats to Bette for bing such a great Mom. Hope you…

A Review of the “West Side Story” Show

42nd & Vine Intersect for the First Time as Hollywood Hits Broadway Wednesday November 13, 10:58…

Here’s some pics of Bette, Chita, and Rita Performing “America”

The images are small, but it looks like they had a helluva time…You’ll need to type…

A Review of “Sophie Tucker, American Legend”

Mister D: This just made me think…wouldn’t it just make perfect sense for Bette to make…

Another Reason Why Lists Don’t Mean A Thing…

Maybe “The Rose” made the list…I don’t know…but with love songs like this…who wants to be…

Another Catty Remark About Bette and Bonnie’s Split…Hmmmm

Excerpt from Roger Friedman, Fox News…He’s cattier than Cindy Adams… Bonnie Bruckheimer produced Divine Secrets by…

Not Much News…But…

Mark your calendars for Tues Nov 12th for any coverage of the Katie Couric benefit at…

Songs Written For Bette That She Never Recorded

The first two songs (1980) in the Bette jukebox were written by the legendary rocker/guitarist, Pete…

What West Side Story song is Bette Singing at the Katie Couric Charity?

November 8, 2002 — KATIE Couric is a mother, TV star, world traveler and now –…

Bette and other “Divas” used in a Sports Analogy? Huh?

Mariners not in the market for a diva Friday, November 8, 2002 By ART THIEL SEATTLE…

“The Divine Miss M” — 30 years ago

It seems like only yesterday I crawled out of my bedroom window to sneak to the…

“Oh Gawd, Rosie…Here Come Those Fuckin’ NE Betteheads AGAIN…Shoo, Shoo!!!!”

Just a little yolk, fuck ’em if they can’t take a joke!!!….tee hee

Does This Mean Bette and Cher are <i>Friends </i>Again

Well if Cher and Bette can be “friends”, then why can’t Mister D and the Northeast,…

From Weekly World News…”Gay Away Spray”….LOL

All I have to say is thank God for the Weekly World News!!! Who writes this…

Today in History…November 6

In 1979, the world premiere of the movie “The Rose” was held at the Ziegfeld Theatre…

More on the Bette Broadway Appearance

Turns out Bette must have been the last one added to a stellar cast…those in the…

Bette’s Return to Broadway….Ahhhh!!!!

Guess Mike Nichols forgives her afterall!!!! Her Co-Star? A Purse By JAMES BARRON BETTE MIDLER will…

Is This Big Enough For You’s Ta Read????

Here’s the article Brian was referring to:

Moogy Klingman Live in New York City

www.moogymusic.com The guy responsible for co-writing “Friends“, “Let Me Just Follow Behind“, and co-producing Bette’s CD…

Another Rocker Who Wanted To Write for Midler

Bette has always expressed how she wanted to be a rocker. For some reason I felt…

Did you know?

Bruce Vilanch began writing for the Oscars in ’89 (the last time the Academy Awards didn’t…

Did you know you can see Bette at the Smithsonian

Bette helps present “Smithsonian Minutes” along with other celebrities: Smithsonian Minutes

Bette and Coleman Douglas in New York

I ain’t never seen Mizz Midler wear these!!!!: Bette Midler chooses from her favourite Manhattan store…

Bette and Rosie Pic in New “People” Magazine Issue

A flower-powered Rosie O’Donnell (left) and pal Bette Midler had a hula-va good time letting their…