Marie Osmond

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Pick Your Favorite Celebrity Sibling

    I'll list some currently alive siblings (or semi-siblings) and I'll highlight my favorite of each bunch by putting them in boldface. You tell me your own personal faves in these same groupings. Break the rules and you're no sister of mine. Toni Braxton....Her sisters Joey Luft.....Lorna Luft, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Live: The Shaggs' Philosophy Of The World Gets Honored At The Bell House

    Still Better Than The Beatles: A Tribute To The Shaggs / A Benefit for the Fremont, N.H. Historical Society & 250th Anniversary Committee The Bell House Friday, April 13 Better than: The Kraftwerk tribute. YouTube recently declared a new Worst Band Ever. Whether or not the hapless outfit from ... More >>

  • News

    December 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Fuck You, Dancing With The Stars!

    ​The show is including Chaz Bono, which is a welcome addition of a transgender person to the ballroom. But will they ever incorporate a same-sex couple already? The show came closest to actualizing a gay duo just moments ago, when they considered putting Carson Kressley with a man. But they ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 3, 2010

    Was Margaret Cho Too Gay for Dancing With The Stars?

    Talking with the stand-up rebel, followed by a heavy dose of—remember this?—nostalgia

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Margaret Cho Fell During Dancing With the Stars

    ​CLICK HERE for my new column in which the renegade funny lady tells me about her Marie Osmond-like tumble on the show, which the cameras didn't catch. Also: The gay pride dance she did as millions watched in awe; The appendage she once wore, which The Enquirer was too squeamish to publish; ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Donny and Marie on Broadway?

    ​According to commenter on a Broadway board, where they're so very often right, Donny and Marie Osmond might be smiling their way into the Marquis Theater for 17 performances of a holiday show. If so, would it be a Mormon spectacular with production numbers about bigamy and chirpy monologues ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    I Will Miss Larry King

    ​Whenever some weird celebrity like Tammy Faye Baker or Marie Osmond was in the news--or even when they weren't--you could count on Larry King to have them on for a grilling. If a Jackson family scandal erupted or Paris Hilton was headed to jail, you knew Larry was going to spend time dissect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    RIP, Marie Osmond's Son

    ​"I feel so bad for Marie Osmond," everyone is saying, and I have to second that, though I feel sorrier for her 18-year-old son, Michael Blosil, who killed himself in despair on Saturday. I can't pretend to know what was bothering Michael, but haven't I written over and over about the innate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Interview: DJs Len and Cliff, Masterminds Behind Feeling Gloomy, A New Party at Fontana's

    ​DJs Len and Cliff (the dejected alter egos of Carl Hill and Mike Toller) hail from the capital of gloom, London, where they hosted a long-running dance night called Feeling Gloomy, spinning dreary New Wave to a crowd of Debbie Downers. After they successful debuted the popular UK party at Gla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Things To Rule Out in '09

    As 2009 launches into full gear, it's imperative that we all hold hands, sing "Kumbayah," and say a prayer that the following things from last year won't pop up again and taint it.

  • Screens

    February 7, 2006
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    March 30, 2004
  • Music

    July 22, 2003

    Circling the Wagons

    Why iTunes Won't Save the RIAA From Pirates, Downloads, Lost Product, and Ill Will

  • Columns

    October 6, 1998

    NY Mirror

    ''I can't believe that all the underground insanity I skanked around for years now comprises cute touristy entertainment.''