Petula Clark sang some of the brightest hits of the 1960s, like "Downtown" (my theme), "Don't Sleep In The Subway," "Color My World," and "I Know A Place." The woman has sold over 60 million records! That's more than Rihanna.
She's also done theater, made CDs, and still sings with a perfect pitch a ... More >>
There are actors (like Peter O'Toole and Glenn Close) who've gotten nominated a whole lot of times and never won. Yet.
But how about the ones who've never even been nominated? In the case of the dead ones, I'm pretty sure they never will be! Now that's gotta hurt.
Here are some of the top omission ... More >>
Patricia Krentcil is the New Jersey lady who became famous when she emerged looking like Al Jolson but denied that her five-year-old had been in the tanning booth too.
Well, as the guest of honor at xl's "Hot Mess" drag revue last night, the infamous Tanning Mom set fire to her chances of being an ... More >>
via LIFELIFE has released a collection of images from the personal collection of Eva Braun, Adolf Hitler's long-time girlfriend (and at the very end of their lives, wife). The photos were confiscated by the U.S. Army in 1945 and preserved by curator Reinhard Schulz. They paint Eva Braun as a ... More >>
Taking a lesson from the "Drunken Negro Face" school of publicity, the folks at Duncan Hines have made cupcakes more offensive than Magnolia Bakery could ever hope to, thanks to their Amazing Glazes campaign.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
July 9, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 28
Visiting the Nostalgia King: Joe Franklin, I Love You
By Jonathan Black
I am a Joe Franklin fan. Oh, I know what you're thinking. Joe is no star. Joe is nobody's plum. Maybe you've never even heard of Joe ... More >>
In the 1950s, Eddie Fisher made himself a walking punchline for the rest of his life by dumping America's sweetheart, Debbie Reynolds, in favor of the vamp next door, Elizabeth Taylor, as any sensible person would do.
He was basically the original Brad Pitt.
Li'l Debbie was furious, but yea ... More >>