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‘Hocus Pocus’ Gets a 3 25th Anniversary Blu-ray Releases and Funko POP Vinyls

FilmPosted on Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 by Ethan Anderton There’s been plenty of celebration regarding the 25th…

Bette Midler calls ‘Hello, Dolly’ the role of a lifetime

The show-stopping actress and legend reflect with ABC News’ Robin Roberts on her divine career, from…

Flashback Medley – The Cher Special 1975 – Bette Midler, Cher, Elton John, and Flip Wilson #bettemidler #cher #eltonjohn #flipwilson #motownmedley

Video: Parental Guidance (2012): Deleted Scenes #BetteMidler #BillyCrystal #ParentalGuidance

Backstage at Clams On The Half Shell Revue Looking All Kind Of Diva! #BetteMidler #ClamsOnTheHalfShell

Backstage at Clams On The Half Shell Revue Looking All Kind Of Diva! #BetteMidler #ClamsOnTheHalfShell

Before the curtain even went up on opening night, #HelloDolly was an event. 

Before the curtain even went up on opening night, #HelloDolly was an event. ???? #BetteMidler’s first appearance in a Broadway…

In four weeks, let your freak flag fly. See #FreakShowMovie, starring #AlexLawther, @abbienormal9, @annasophiarobb, @lavernecox, and @bettemidler, in select theaters January 12.

In four weeks, let your freak flag fly. See #FreakShowMovie, starring #AlexLawther, @abbienormal9, @annasophiarobb, @lavernecox, and…

Bette Midler On Movies, Music, And Her Gay Fans

Mister D: Once again UK journalists outdo the US as far as interviewing. Great job! Gay…

Outrageous Fortune Tropes And Idioms

Bette Midler and Shelley Long star in this female buddy picture from 1987. Long plays Lauren…

Bette Midler April 6, 1987: Bette Midler Goes To Writer Tama Janowitz For Movie Idea

Publication: Winnipeg Free Press Issue Date: April 6, 1987 Writer Tama Janowitz caused a bit-of a…

The Movie Scene Outrageous Fortune Review

The Movie Scene Worst enemies become best friends, yes “Outrageous Fortune” is a buddy movie, but…

SiriusXM Town Hall with Bette Midler November 3

SiriusXM wants to give you and a guest the chance to attend a special invitation-only “Town…

What kind of Bettehead are you?

QuoteV What kind of Bettehead are you? This is to categorize what kind of Bettehead you…

Bette To Pre-Tape Live With Kelly And Michael

If you were planning to go see Bette on Live with Kelly and Michael on the…

These 4 Songs Are Your Absolute Must-Listens of the Week

Mister D: Bette hit the real time feed Billboard charts last night at Number 5 among…

BetteBack February 13, 1987: Outrageous Fortune Review

Huntingdon Daily News February 13, 1987 “Whether to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,…

BetteBack June 22, 1986: BETTE MIDLER IS UP AND IN HOLLYWOOD

New York Times BETTE MIDLER IS UP AND IN IN HOLLYWOOD By Thomas O’Connor; Thomas O’Connor…

It’s The Girls on iTunes Now – Be My Baby Can Be Downloaded Now

  You can pre-order Bette Midler‘s new CD, It’s The Girls, on iTunes now. This is…

Is Ugly Betty the movie coming? More importantly, will Bette Midler have a cameo role?

Metro Is Ugly Betty the movie coming? More importantly, will Bette Midler have a cameo role?…

BetteBack January 29, 1987: Midler On Movies, Life, And Babies

Syracuse Herald Journal January 29, 1987 Midler and her husband, Harry Kipper, a performance artist and…

BetteBack January 22, 1987: Shelley Long On Leaving Cheers And Outrageous Fortune

Winnipeg Free Press January 22, 1987 A few weeks ago, the day Shelley Long announced she…

Nederlanders, Tony Bennett, Bette Midler and More at 2014 Exploring the Arts Gala

Broadway World Photo Flash: Nederlanders, Tony Bennett, Bette Midler and More at 2014 Exploring the Arts…

17 Reasons “Hocus Pocus” Should Be A Broadway Musical

17 Reasons “Hocus Pocus” Should Be A Broadway Musical It needs to happen ASAP. posted on…

TD Bank Celebrates New York Trees And Artists

Media Post TD Bank Celebrates New York Trees And Artists by Larissa Faw, Yesterday, 10:32 AM ... …

Something’s Up – Where Are The Bonus Tracks?

  Mister D: Well I found out from Bette’s people the songs aren’t getting junked and they…

Exclusive: The divine Bette Midler speaks to Gay Times’ Darren Scott

Mister D: This is a great interview and worth the price of admission. If you get…

Bette Attends Barbara Walter’s Birthday Party

New York Post Page Six Cindy Adams September 28, 2014 | 10:55pm I’m Barbara’d out. Thursday…

For Those Who Missed It, DJ Bette Midler, For The Girls BBC2 Audio Clip

In a special show, actress and singer Bette Midler celebrates the music of her favourite girl…

Bette Midler chats about her 2014 album It’s The Girls with Song Clips

While recording her special programme for Radio 2, For The Girls, Bette chatted to producer Malcolm…

REVIEW: Bette Midler – It’s The Girls!

Gay Times UK by Darren Scott  REVIEW: Bette Midler – It’s The Girls!   The girls get…

It’s The Girls Deluxe Edition Has Two Extra Songs On It!

Track List: 01 / BE MY BABY Originally performed by The Ronettes 02 / ONE FINE…

Updated Press Release: Bette Midler Announces ‘It’s The Girls,’ Her First Album Since 2006

For her first studio album in eight years, Bette Midler is revisiting some of the vocalists…

Willis Avenue community garden reopens in Mott Haven. Thanks Miss M

The Willis Avenue community garden in Mott Haven was officially reopened Thursday after months of renovations.…

Bette Midler To Tour In 2015

New York Daily News Divinity has arrived in the Bronx — with a huge pair of…

What a rose! Bette Midler to unveil Bronx community garden renovated by her nonprofit

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Bette Midler: Sweet On Marijuana (Thanks Andy)

CelebStoner Bette Midler: Sweet on Marijuana Singer/actress Bette Midler’s marijuana advocacy dates back to the ’70s.…

BetteBack November 28, 1986: Billing tug-of-war for Midler-Long film ends in compromise

Madison Capital Times November 28, 1986 HOLLYWOOD – Touchstone Pictures finally has managed to placate star…

BetteBack November 26, 1986: Midler To Be Honored By American Cinematheque

Logansport Pharos Tribune November 26, 1986 HOLLYWOOD (UPI) — Bette Midler has been chosen by the…

Bette Midler To Host BBC 2 Radio Special September 28 2014

Bette Midler For The Girls Sunday 28 September 5.00pm-7.00pm BBC RADIO 2 ...  Read More

BetteBack November 22, 1986: Sophie is 8lbs 11oz

Joplin Globe November 22, 1986 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and singer Bette Midler and hr…

BetteBack November 21, 1986: Midler Has A Baby

Monessen Valley Independent November 21, 1986 LOS ANGELES CAP) – Actress and singer Bette Midler and…

BetteBack November 2, 1986: Is Bette’s Husband Harry Or Martin?

Santa Ana Orange County Register November 2, 1986 Q Bette Midler is supposed to be pregnant…

BetteBack October 28, 1986: More On Bette’s Production Of “Winnie”

Santa Ana Orange County Register October 28, 1986 ...  Read More

Bette Midler On Cher Via Liz Smith

Boston Herald Liz Smith: Cher is ‘Dressed to Kill‘ and eternal Sept 4, 2014 ...  Read More

BetteBack October 23, 1986: Martin Lays Down The Rules On Baby Names

Logansport Pharos Tribune Logansport Indiana October 23, 1986 Bette Midler is scheduled to become a mother for…

Wonder Woman Is A Huge BetteHead!

NewNowNext Lynda Carter Thinks RuPaul Is “Just So Fabulous.” Well, Duh! August 29, 2014 ● by…

BetteBack September 20, 1986: Bette And Barry Manilow In A TV Special?

Winnipeg Free Press September 20, 1986 Q. I heard Barry Manitow and Bette Midler are going…

BetteBack September 20, 1986: Shelley Long On Bette Midler

Kokomo Tribune September 20, 1986 As does your film career, which continues with “Outrageous Fortune.” Aren’t…

BetteBack August 24, 1986: Bette Casting shocks jet-setting socialite

Salina Journal August 24, 1986 ...  Read More

BetteBack July 25, 1986: Bette…The Art Lover

New Castle News July 25, 1986 Bette Midler has done a lot for her art: She’s…

The 12 Greatest Female Gay Icons of All Time By Michael Musto

Out Magazine The 12 Greatest Female Gay Icons of All Time 8.25.2014 BY MICHAEL MUSTO Who…

BetteBack June 27, 1986: Roger Ebert Reviews Ruthless People

Roger Ebert June 27, 1986 It is so hard to play a lovable villain, and Danny…

BetteBack June 27, 1986: New York Times Reviews Ruthless People

New York Times Ruthless People (1986) FILM: ‘RUTHLESS PEOPLE,’ A COMEDY By VINCENT CANBY Published: June…

BetteBack June 1986: Bette Is Superb In Ruthless People

Radio Times Ruthless People June 1986 Airplane! partners Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker and David Zucker teamed…

BetteBack June 27, 1986: LA Times Reviews Ruthless People

LA Times Movie Review : Going Full Bore In ‘Ruthless’ June 27, 1986|MICHAEL WILMINGTON ...  Read More

BetteBack July 12, 1986: ‘Ruthless People:’ you’ll leave laughing

Madison Wisconsin State Journal July 12, 1986 Take a good, simple idea — the kidnaping of…

BetteBack July 6, 1986: Ruthless People Full Of BellyLaughs

Paris News July 6, 1986 For anyone wondering if directors Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker and David…

BetteBack June 22, 1986: Bette Midler And Shelley Long Squabble Over Billing

Hutchinson News June 22, 1986 Stars squabble over billing ...  Read More

BetteBack May 29, 1986: Bette’s Pregnancy Makes It Tough On Shelley Long

Santa Ana Orange County Register May 29, 1986 Bette Midler‘s pregnancy is making life a bit…

A Thank You From Bette

A gigantic MWAAAH to all of you for coming through for our kids! We have exceeded…

BetteBack April 26, 1986: Why Is Disney Searching For A Bette Midler Look-A-Like?

Santa Fe New Mexican April 26, 1986 They’re looking for the look. Not just any look,…

More On Bette’s CD From Designer DAVID DALRYMPLE (Thanks Herb!)

Ponyboy Magazine DAVID DALRYMPLE SKIN TIGHT ...  Read More

BetteBack April 25, 1986: Midler to tell story of Winnie Sprockett

Cedar Rapids Gazette April 25, 1986 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bette Midler has been signed by…

BetteBack April 25, 1986: More Outrageous Fortune News

Logansport Pharos Tribune April 25, 1986 HOLLYWOOD (UPI) — TV’s Shelley Long, who co-stars in “Cheers,”…

BetteBack March 29, 1986: Bette Midler To Make Outrageous Fortune

Madison Wisconsin State Journal March 29, 1986 Shelley Long has wrapped up “Cheers” work. But not…

BetteBack January 31, 1986: NYTimes Reviews “Down And Out”

New York Times Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) THE SCREEN: BEVERLY HILLS GOTHIC By…

BetteBack March 1, 1986: Will Bette Play In “Down And Out” Series?

Winnipeg Free Press March 1, 1986 Ingenuity, as well you know, never lets up in Hollywood…

BetteBack January 31, 1986: Roger Ebert Reviews “Down And Out”

Roger Ebert January 31, 1986 Buddy Hackett once said that the problem with Beverly Hills is,…

Watch “Beaches” Performed By This Gay Comic In Less Than Four Minutes (Thanks Andy!)

Some queens will look for any reason to show off their Bette Midler impersonations. Add out…

BetteBack February 14, 1986: Comedy is down but not out in new film

Joplin Globe Comedy is down but not out in new film February 14, 1986 Dave Whiteman…

BetteBack January 28, 1986: ‘You mean I won’t live forever?’

Bette Midler in the fast track Bette Midler interviews are funny, witty, stimulating. By David Hinckley…

Don’t forget to check out July’s Bette Midler Jukebox

Don’t forget to check out July’s Bette Midler Jukebox before I change it out in August:…

Bette Midler Really Doesn’t Want You To Do Crack, Plus Four Other PSAs By Gay Icons

Every now and then celebrities feel compelled to use their platform to make a difference in…

BetteBack January 11, 1986: Bette Midler isn’t really Down and Out

Alton Telegraph January 11, 1986 NEW YORK (AP) – Bette Midler hasn’t lost any of her…

BetteBack January 10, 1986: Bette And Dustin

Medicine Hat News January 10, 1986 Q. Doesn’t Dustin Hoffman have a secret yearning to be…

BetteBack January 3, 1986: Diabolical, Mudslinging Miss M

Farmington Daily Times January 3, 1986 NEW YORK (AP) – Bette Midler hasn’t lost any of…

Florida Studio Theatre to Celebrate Garland & Midler with SOMEWHERE OVER THE ROSE,

Broadway World Florida Studio Theatre to Celebrate Garland & Midler with SOMEWHERE OVER THE ROSE, 8/5-31…

BetteBack December 23, 1985: Disney Receives Its First “R” Rating

Salina Journal December 23, 1985 ...  Read More

A Conversation With Paul Mazursky

NPR ‘Fresh Air’ Remembers Screenwriter Paul Mazursky ...  Read More

BetteBack December 23, 1985: ‘Down And Out’ Previews On New Years Eve

Santa Ana Orange County Register December 23, 1985 No plans for New Year‘s Eve? How about…

BetteBack December 21, 1985: One Critic Not Fond Of Mud Flung

Lethbridge Herald December 21, 1985 Without half trying, Bette Midler can be as catty as a…

BetteBack December 23, 1985: Midler On Marriage At 40

Santa Fe New Mexican December 23, 1985 Midler on marriage … A year ago, after a…

BetteBack December 10, 1985: Bette’s Busy And Chaotic Life

Santa Ana Orange County Register December 10, 1985   Bette Midler seems to have found a…

BetteBack November 24, 1985: Mud Will Be Flung Review

Cumberland Sunday Times November 24, 1985 BETTE MIDLER — Mud Will Be Flung Tonight – Atlantic…

San Diego Fringe Festival Presents MISS M SAVES THE UNIVERSE!, 7/5-12

BWW San Diego Fringe Festival Presents MISS M SAVES THE UNIVERSE!, 7/5-12 by BWW News Des…

BetteBack November 9, 1985: Bette Midler To Replace Madonna In “Ruthless People”

Anderson Herald Bulletin November 9, 1985 And there’s a good chance that Bette Midler, who starred…

BetteBack November 5, 1985: Midler draws laughs, tears at AIDS benefit

Midler draw laughs, tears Doylestown Intelligencer November 5, 1985 The most uproarious applause and most somber…

Bette Midler Searching for Partners in STAGES FOR SUCCESS INITIATIVE

BWW Bette Midler Searching for Partners in STAGES FOR SUCCESS INITIATIVE by Louisa Brady June 20,…

Reminiscences on ‘A View from a Broad’

Dallas Voice Divine redux Posted on 20 Jun 2014 at 7:25am ...  Read More

BetteBack November 4, 1985: Bette Midler To Release All Comedy Album

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago November 4, 1985 Bette Midler has recorded her first all comedy album,…

Literacy Partners 30th Annual Evening Of Readings – Last Night

Daily Mail Making her green with envy! Bette Midler leaves rival Barbara Walters in the shade…

BetteBack November 4, 1985: Bette Midler Helps Raise Funds Fight AIDS

Galveston Daily News November 4, 1985 NEW YORK (AP) – Bette Midler and Mikhail Baryshnikov were…

BetteUcation: Bette Midler & Tom Waits ~ Friendship

**~~** Bette & Tom Waits have been friends since the mid 70’s, this is what he…

BETTE MIDLER DOES DALLAS

Culture Map Dallas The Divine Miss M wins over Big D crowd at Woman to Woman…

BetteBack October 24, 1985: Bette Midler In For Ruthless People

Elyria Chronicle Telegram October 24, 1985 BETTE MIDLER was in, she was out, now she’s in…

BetteBack August 19, 1985: Nick Nolte Smells Bad

Winnipeg Free Press August 19, 1985 Nick Nolte is heavily into method acting, so much so…

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Turns 50

Today, we continue BroadwayWorld’s newest feature column with a special tribute to one of the most…

BetteBack August 6, 1985: How did Bette Midler get started?

Mister D: A very confusing answer, at least to me! Salina Journal August 6, 1985 Q.…

BetteBack July 30,1985: Disney Expands ~ Signs On Bette Midler

Mister D: Check out who was to star in Ruthless People…lol THE Capital Times By DAVID…

BetteBack July 16,1985: Words For Madonna At Live Aid

Winnipeg Free Press Tuesday, July 16,1985 FLOTSAM FROM Live Aid: Jack Nicholson on opening the Philly…

BetteBack July 16, 1985: Bette Midler Gets Permission To Use “Lesbian Nuns” Book For Movie

Syracuse Herald-Journal, Tuesday, July 16, 1985 There are 150,000 copies of the $9.95 trade paperback edition…

The Top 5 Bette Midler Movies List ~ Agree Or Disagree?

Mister D: ...  Read More

BetteBack July 15, 1985: Bette Quote On Marriage

Publication: News Location: Frederick, Maryland Issue Date: July 15, 1985 Quotable Quote from newlywed Bette Midler…

BetteBack July 7, 1985: Next Movie Ina Rae Hutton?

July 7-13, 1985-Lawrence Journal-World TV Update When Bette Midler finally comes up for air after wrapping…

Video: Got Your 6 Official Celebrity PSA- 2014 with Bette Midler, Sally Field, Goldie Hawn, Bradley Cooper and others!

PSA Alert: Got Your 6 is a collective impact campaign devoted to changing the conversation around…

Bette Midler In Talks For TV Movie Comedy (Thanks Ron!)

Mister D: Just got confirmation that Bette Midler is in talks to star in a TV…

10 Surprising Bette Midler Cover Songs (Thanks DJ)

Buzzfeed 10 Surprising Bette Midler Cover Songs Over the years, Bette Midler’s music has often been dismissed…

BetteBack July 5, 1985: Bette Midler Meets Mickey Mouse

Roswell (N.M.) Dally Record Friday, July 5, 1985 Singer Bette Midler pals around with Mickey Mouse…

BetteBack June 19, 1985: Bette Midler Finally Gets Her Co-Stars

The Shoal Lake Star, Wednesday, June 19, 1985 Nick Nolte will star in Disney’s new comedy…

There is no one like Bette Midler!

NYSD Tuesday, June 3, 2014 by Liz Smith Tuesday Three-Step: The Great Joan Ganz Cooney ……

NO DISHING AT BETTE’S

WWD Bette Midler Hosts Annual Spring Picnic Benefit June 2, 2014 NO DISHING AT BETTE’S: Amy…

The June Bette Midler Jukebox Is Open! Enjoy!

  June brings a shower of new songs to the Bette Midler Jukebox…Live, Rare, And Otherwise.…

Bette Midler’s Daughter Sophie Donates $10,000 Dollars To NYRP

Bette Midler keeps it light at NYRP spring picnic By Mara SieglerMay 31, 2014 | 12:15am…

Amy Poehler’s Full Speech At NYRP’s Spring Picnic

Vanity Fair 11:15 AM, MAY 30 2014 Amy Poehler Spoke at the New York Restoration Project…

Amy Poehler Dreams of Bette Midler

Vulture Amy Poehler Dreams of Bette Midler By Margaret Lyons May 30, 2014 Amy Poehler was…

New York Restoration Project’s 13th Annual Spring Picnic!

Broadway World Bette Midler Hosts New York Restoration Project‘s 13th Annual Spring Picnic! May 30 2014…

Bette Tweets: NYRP Raises More Than A Million Dollars

Bette Tweets: @BetteMidler: We raised over one million dollars for New York City Parks and Gardens…

Spring Picnic: Fashion On Display

Mister D:  Guest includes Dr. Oz, Isaac Mizrahi, Amy Poehler, Cynthia Nixon, Bernadette Peters, Melissa Leo,…

BetteBack June 8 ,1985: Bette Midler Accepts Award From Women In Film Industry

Laurel Leader-Call, Saturday, June 8 ,1985 E n te rta in e r BETTE MIDLER, accepting the…

BetteBack June 15, 1985: A Wilted Rose Can Pack Heat

Anderson Herald Bulletin Saturday, June 15, 1985, Anderson, Indiana She may have played The Rose, but…

BetteBack Monday, May 27, 1985: Is Bette Midler Depressed And Retiring?

ANDERSON DAILY BULLETIN Monday, May 27, 1985 Q. Is it true that Bette Midler‘s so unhappy…

BetteBack May 24, 1985: Bette Midler suits Disney’s reshaped image

Medicine Hat News May 24, 1985 Q. Do you think Bette Midler’s movie career is really…

BetteUcation ~ John Goodman vs John Candy

BetteUcation ~ Did you know John Candy was set to star along side Bette as Ed…

BetteBack: Director Mark Rydell Wanted Bette Midler For Film, “Nuts”

Mister D: The part eventually went to Barbra Streisand The Register Wed., Feb. 13, 1985 Director…

BetteBack Feb. 6, 1985: Bette Midler Signed To Early Version Of Down And Out

The Register Wed., Feb. 6, 1985 Richard Dreyfuss and Nick Nolte will play the leads originally…