Betty Ford

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    People Who Died 2011: The Year In Obituaries

    Amy Winehouse passed away on July 23. ​In memory of the people, places, and things that passed away in 2011, here's a collection of links and streaming-video artifacts.

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    The Saddest Celebrity Deaths of 2011

    ​Who will you miss the most? *Elizabeth Taylor. A legend, a goddess, an activist. *Steve Jobs. Ditto, except for the goddess bit.

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Amy Winehouse's Top Ten Hip-Hop Collaborations

    ​Rappers loved Amy Winehouse. The British warbler might not have collaborated with rap chaps to the extent that Mary J Blige has, but when she passed away earlier this year she did so leaving behind a discernible trail of hip-hop goodies. And the songs suggest there was a genuine bond and shar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Betty Ford, R.I.P.

    ​In recent years, people holding the vice-presidential seat have had complicated, if not vaguely hostile, relationships with pop music. Before Al Gore became Bill Clinton's veep in 1992, his wife Tipper founded the PMRC. In 2002, six years before taking his seat to the back-left of Barack Obam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Betty Ford Remembered by the Late George Carlin

    When we heard the news that Betty Ford (the accidental First Lady married to the accidental 38th President of the United States) had died, we immediately thought of how George Carlin spoke of her in his last stand up special, It's Bad for Ya! In the above segment, Carlin brings up Mrs. Ford in a r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Was Lindsay Lohan a Victim of the Great Gawker Hack/Twitter Spam Campaign of 2010?

    Celebrities, getting hacked just like us! Unless Lindsay Lohan is tweeting out 50% discounts these days while in rehab at Betty Ford. But, it could be, acai berry worse. Lindsay -- use this widget to see if your Gawker password was hacked! ​The last legit-seeming Lindsay Lohan tw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Judge Has Mercy on Lindsay Lohan After She Shows Up for Hearing in Toyota Minivan

    ​Well, Lindsay Lohan had her court date today, to which she actually showed up early in a Toyota minivan instead of an Escalade, and the highly anticipated answer to whether she'd be sent back to rehab or to prison is...back to rehab! Those of you who guessed correctly, please use the nearest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Lindsay Lohan Undergoing Rehab for Tweet-diction

    ​Poor LiLo is now cut off from not only drugs, booze, and any number of bad-influencing enablers, but also from email and Twitter, which, apparently, she has an compulsion toward as well, addictive personalities being what they are. Sources say that she can only use the phone for two hours a d ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 22, 2009
  • Music

    June 19, 2007

    The Rehab Chronicles

    A former Vice party girl confronts her demons, both chemical and adolescent

  • Music

    December 28, 1999
  • News

    April 27, 1999

    Dream Makers, Heartbreakers

    Strawberry and Other Star Athletes Who've Suffered Self-Inflicted Tragedy

  • Columns

    July 28, 1998