Jennifer Lawrence is both on fire and in the process of becoming, and it’s magnificent to watch.
Here's all the chatter from Broadway's nominees
Or am I just reading the obits more? All in July and August, there's been the sad passing of Andy Griffith, Ernest Borgnine, Norah Ephron, Ron Palillo, Sage Stallone, Sherman Hemlsey, Celeste Holm, Joan Roberts, David Rakoff, Judith Christ, Anna Piaggi, Maeve Binchy, Mark O'Donnell, Sylvia Woods, M ... More >>
The hairy, feathery lady comic was a riot, whether making fun of her hatchet face, her drooping boobies, or her sagging knees. The reality is she was actually kind of attractive, but she did the shtick for laughs, and even turned into some kind of feminist in the process, especially when she dresse ... More >>
As with his 2000 hit comedy The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Charles Busch's Olive and the Bitter Herbs concerns a mature, emotionally jangled New York City Jewish woman who's prone to outbursts but whose outlook is changed as a result of a seemingly mystical occurrence. This time, the woma ... 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. The Fragrance of Beauty Author: "Joyce Landorf, radiant beauty." Seriously, th ... More >>
Trust me, chickens. This one will sear into your memory till you're six inches under. It's Daytona Beach drag star Billie Boots, who may have been toothless but she was far from charmless. Billie--captured here in the documentary Queens For a Night--was sort of like Ursula from The Little Mermaid ... More >>
viaFor anyone below a certain age or taste level, let me explain what a Liberace was. He was a sequined-and-feathered swish queen who played a mean classical piano in the grand style, entertaining millions in concert and on TV all while trying to distract people from the fact that he was a giant pou ... More >>
Two fluffy legends appear in the same room--even in the same frame--in this YouTube treasure: campy classical pianist Liberace and feathery standup comic/sitdown ivory tinkler Phyllis Diller, who is sort of his butch counterpart, with funkier hair and less jewelry. Imploding gender expectations on L ... More >>
Sometimes you troll around YouTube (well, I do) and come up with something so unspeakably fabulous/appalling that you can't even assess it in words. But I'm supposed to be a writer or something, so let me strap on my feathery thinking chapeau and give it a try. This clip is a cover of "My Way" done ... More >>
High-concept blandness in (formerly) low places. Fortunately, some of us are still allergic to it.
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