So says Debbie Reynolds in her wonderful new memoir, Unsinkable.
Debbie remembers hearing a thumping noise and some opera singing while she sat in her trailer on the set of the 1959 comedy The Mating Game . It was coming from Tony Randall's trailer, so she promptly headed there to investigate, as ... More >>
It's been said that a musical has to have at least three 'wow" moments to really grab an audience. Well, the Diane Paulus-directed revival of the 1972 musical Pippin has at least seven. The tale of a medieval lad searching for significance--dotted with both earnestness and shtick, like so many of co ... More >>
Last night, Warner Brothers Home Entertainment and TCM presented an amazing 40th anniversary restoration of Cabaret at the Ziegfeld--where it originally premiered--and every gay of a certain age was there, and then some.
The film held up beautifully in all its dark commentary, brilliant staging, an ... More >>
Bob Fosse's landmark 1972 movie of Cabaret--which was deemed so swirlingly brilliant it beat The Godfather for the Best Director Oscar--will be shown for free at the Ziegfeld, where it originally premiered, on January 31.
And some pretty special people are coming, namely Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey ... More >>
In 1983, I interviewed brilliant actress and fiery personality Susan Tyrrell--who recently died--for a staggering Details cover story.
The woman was not capable of lying, and since I'm not either, we bonded big time, like thieves in a henhouse.
Here's more of the amazing stuff she said, which I'm ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
Public Health and Social Security in the USSRAuthor: Either an upbeat cadre of Soviet prop ... More >>
No one cares about Judy Garland anymore because Beyonce weirded up her memory with just 10-seconds' worth of "Over The Rainbow" at the Oscars. But one pair of the ruby slippers worn by Judy as she pranced to the Emerald City are gone, and attention must be paid! Thankfully, someone in Minnesota ha ... More >>