Funny Girl (Movie)

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    YouTube Treasure: Streisand And The Alvin Ailey Dancers

    I'm not here to talk about The Guilt Trip right now. Barbra Streisand is fun and looks radiant in it, but overall, it's a meh experience. I'd rather discuss Funny Lady, the 1975 sequel to Funny Girl, which is moody, opulent, and even more filled with Barbraisms than Richard Simmons. In fact, it be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Barbra's Set List From Her Philadelphia Concert Last Night

    Thanks to the devoted folks over at All That Chat, I've got the lineup of what Barbra Streisand sang in Philly last night--presumably the same set list she's bringing to Brooklyn later this week. Sounds like a lot of long, luxurious notes to me. So nu? ACT ONE "You'll Never Know" (video introd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Robert Evans' Appalling Wisdoms Through The Years

    Robert Evans is the actor who became Paramount's head of production in the 1970s and who spouted lots of colorful wisdoms at the time--some on-target, some not--according to Peter Bart's book about his own years spent at the studio. Here are some of the highlights that emerged from Evans' very mout ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Five Cover Songs To Take You Into Your Weekend

    Antony's heartwrenching take on "Crazy In Love" last night capped off a week where cover songs were seemingly dropping into my lap on a daily basis. Why not take time out of your schedule to enjoy them now?

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    A Musto Christmas Memory

    I'll never forget it, people. I woke up to a stack of gifts, all beautifully wrapped, my heart racing with glee as I ripped open each one. There were gorgeous, silky, patterned gowns! Shimmery drop earrings! Sizzling hot high heels!

  • Voice Choices

    October 26, 2011


    The era that made movie history

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Piper Laurie On Not Winning The Oscar

    ​In her new memoir, Learning To Live Out Loud, wonderful actress Piper Laurie remembers being nominated for playing the crazed, bible thumping mama of the title character of Carrie, the 1976 horror classic. Writes Piper: "It was hard to look delighted when they announced that Beatrice Strai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    The Five Gayest Songs Ever Written

    ​Happy Pride month! To celebrate, let's name the five gayest songs ever written--chosen because the LGBTS love 'em, not necessarily because they have specifically gay content in them: (5) "The Man That Got Away"--sung by Judy Garland When it was used by no fewer than two acts in the recent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2008

    YouTube Gem of the Week: Streisand Looking Like Butter!

    "I've got 36 expressions," sings Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice in 1968's Funny Girl, the most astounding female musical vehicle of all time. Well, she's got about 3600 outfits in the film, from vaudeville shmattes to glorious gowns to slinky peignoirs, all accessorized with everything from bird fe ... More >>

  • Art

    July 3, 2007

    Frank Stella's Carbon Footprint

    Recommendations by R.C. Baker

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    November 7, 2006