Shirley Bassey was masterful singing "Goldfinger" as part of the James Bond tribute on tonight's Academy Awards.
She did the song with measured tones, taking her time, and going for the gold (finger).
She really throated it out, and by the end, as I was sitting there thinking "Will she hit the not ... More >>
Or am I just reading the obits more?
All in July and August, there's been the sad passing of Andy Griffith, Ernest Borgnine, Norah Ephron, Ron Palillo, Sage Stallone, Sherman Hemlsey, Celeste Holm, Joan Roberts, David Rakoff, Judith Christ, Anna Piaggi, Maeve Binchy, Mark O'Donnell, Sylvia Woods, M ... More >>
In years to come, rightbloggers will tell their grandchildren many stories of the glorious summer of twenty-twelve. They'll tell 'em how they warned America about the socialist menace of the Olympics. They'll tell 'em how, in the wake of the Aurora shooting, they defended assault weapons against Dem ... More >>
When actor Andy Griffith passed away last week, President Obama gave a brief condolence statement ("A performer of extraordinary talent, Andy was beloved by generations of fans and revered by entertainers who followed in his footsteps"), on which Weasel Zippers commented, "JERK: President Obama Reme ... More >>
Back in the 1960s, he was a hunky star of a popular dopey sitcom.
And on occasion, he would also don blonde pincurls and pretty ginghams and play his sister, looking a bit like Mae West as Baby Jane Hudson as interpreted by an old-school country star.
Drake's album came out today. If you don't care, or are nonplussed, you are wrong. That said, it's time to lend some positivity to the proceedings. If you have yet to celebrate Drake Day by buying his album -- or are looking to further commemorate the occasion -- we now present you with 15 wa ... More >>
Karen BlakelyAt the Grand Ole Opry, which is just like MSG, when you think about it. CREDIT.Brad Paisley/Dierks Bentley
Madison Square Garden
Thursday, October 22
Today's lecture topic is manhood. "There are no sissies in New York," Brad Paisley declares, bantering in the midst of "I'm Still ... More >>