As you know, Barbra Streisand is going ahead with her plan to play Mama Rose in another movie of Gypsy, the musical about the tomboy who becomes a star largely thanks to the stage mother she ends up wanting to go away. Well, there's been a lot of cynicism about Babs, who's turning 70, playing this ... More >>
This is from Liz Smith's column: "Talk about publicity for a product! "The hunky actor Thomas Jane, currently starring in HBO's Hung, in which he plays a male escort, just admitted that as a homeless 18-year-old in Hollywood, looking for work, he ... escorted. And sometimes with -- men.
Gotham gossip loses grip, fights off rabble. Rattled tattletales tell all.
Shooting from the hips about Allen Ginsberg, Ron Galella, and other provocateurs
I'm gonna be in 3-D! Yep, I was one of the New York notables featured in a festive scene from the film debut of those lovable Smurfs that I watch on BOOM channel all the time.
Even a lot of people who found this year's Oscars telecast as slow and boring as some of those foreign film nominees thought hosts Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin were wickedly delightful, especially when they slyly roasted various big names in the live audience. But one of those stars, Georg ... More >>
And a slice of wry from Douglas Carter Beane about Mr. and Mrs. Fitch.
Yes, it's "Really Old Gossip Day," so let me report than in Kaye Ballard's '06 memoir--which I just caught up with (thank you, Mr. Mickey)--the brassy Italian-American comic/singer reveals that she had an affair with Brando at his peak! And she says it was hot, naturally enough, though their ... More >>
It's happening, according to Liz Smith (?!). Paula Wagner, Tom Cruise's producer, has apparently been shepherding Rev Run and DMC around Broadway, collecting inspiration for an original musical. "I feel their story lends itself perfectly to the stage," Wagner told Smith. "This project has bee ... More >>
I'll never forget when, in my teeny tiny childhood, I wrote an admiration letter to Lucille Ball, and I actually received a signed headshot in the mail as a result. Whether Lucy herself had anything to do with that, it showed that her machine was well greased enough to dole out the tokens of ... More >>
Eyeballs bulged through the industry the other day when gossip grand dame Liz Smith wasn't renewed by the New York Post as a result of the horrid economic crunch. Liz has been a biggie for decades, but is it possible that she partly became victimized by her own niceness? A rah-rah supporter of celeb ... More >>
As my reign winds down, I feel like a beauty queen preparing to hand over her crown (and wig and chicken wings and vodka bottles). If you haven’t seen my spread, as it were, I’ll give you one more chance to click on my immortally shameless session (“The Ultimate Re-Vamping”) spoofing Lindsay ... More >>
Appreciating the rascal writer who started it all
Why peroxide rot is, like, officially over
Times to Foxnews.com Columnist: Go Away
A Messianic Meller for Our Time
The Other of Invention
Liz Smiths Star-Studded Literacy Charity Flunks Better Business Test
''In the new George Michael video, two very arresting male cops are locked in a passionate kiss, bringing new meaning to the word entrapment.''
Why homophobia has become americas favorite pastime