Ann Miller

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Hollywood Hoarder: Judy And Liza Help Rescue Ann Miller

    In this satirical take on late Hollywood legend Ann Miller by the Punchy Players, Ann's house looks like Louis G. Mayer exploded all over it. Enter Judy and Liza, who plow through the mounds of corn cob holders, powdered donuts, and Howard Keel, and try to rescue the tapdancing kook from compulsive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2012

    5 Funniest TV Food Commercials of Stan Freberg

    Starring character actor Jesse White, this commercial, circa 1960, treats Esskay franks as if you could smoke them. Born 1926, Stan Freberg was an American satirist, active in the 1950s through the 1980s. Something of a Renaissance Man, he was a radio personality, comedian, wrote books, voiced ani ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    The Best Catfights In Hollywood History

    They're all in John DiLeo's new book Screen Savers II: My Grab Bag of Classic Movies, and not surprisingly, a bunch of them involve Susan Hayward. In fact, as anyone with any breeding knows, the above scene has Hayward as aging battleax Helen Lawson getting into a tussle with Patty Duke as pill-pop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Mae, Faye, Phyllis, And Joan, All Together And Looking Fierce

    They all went to the same club--Chicago's Pump Room--at one time or another. And they've all ended up in the same amazing photo book, Icons At The Pump Room--a promotional item handed to certain lucky VIPs (like my friend Christian Freedom). If you like this quartet of diva divinity, just pick up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    The Dead Celebrity Cookbook Author Frank DeCaro Dishes About What Famous Dead People Once Ate

    Health CommunicationsCelebs might be gone, but not forgotten​While celebrities now get their food fixes at trendy restaurants like LA's Koi or Nobu, once upon a time they actually cooked. Eartha Kitt made a mean chicken wing, Gilda Radner whipped up a sumptuous apple cake, and Johnny Cash fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    What's Your Favorite 3-D Movie?

    ​Every single movie nowadays seems to be in 3-D, which means you fork over an extra three bucks to strap headache-inducing glasses on your face and see oppressive animation and/or effects envelop the mind you already checked at the door. It's become such a prevalent phenomenon that if anyone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Vodka Stinger's Top Five Broadway Videos

    My favorite bar, as you know, is the lovely Pieces over on Christopher Street, and my bestest night there is Wednesday, when after the drunks play a weekly game of Win, Lose, or Draw!, glittery drag VJ Vodka Stinger lavishes them with Broadway-related videos both familiar and obscure, but ALL essent ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 4, 2007

    Read This In Loo of Sex

    Stalling for time before channeling Tim Gunn and the ghosts of Leona and Anna Nicole

  • Film

    July 12, 2005
  • Theater

    August 10, 2004

    Babes in Oldness

    At 84, Mickey Rooney's hardy, but not much like Andy Hardy

  • Columns

    March 25, 2003
  • Film

    October 2, 2001
  • Film

    July 4, 2000
  • Theater

    January 5, 1999

    Stage Presents

    It's a Good Time To Stay Off-Broadway— Even on CD