Catch Myra Breckenridge at the Dirty Looks Fest
The year was 1976. Shock rocker Alice Cooper and stunning superwoman Raquel Welch found themselves in her suite in Miami. And according to guitarist Dick Wagner's book, Raquel got a little frisky for Alice. She wanted him. (Don't stop reading here in disbelief. Alice has his charms. And Raquel h ... More >>
You don't have to be gay to enjoy the staggeringly entertaining and wildly campy clips I've compiled for you, but it helps. Simply click on the links and you'll see: Joan Crawford/Cyd Charisse, "Two Faced Woman" (narrated by Debbie Reynolds, of course). This defies description. Must be seen to be ... More >>
Raquel Welch has been having a wonderful Film Society of Lincoln Center tribute series consisting of highlights from her saucy and diverse career. The other night, they showed The Three Musketeers--the catfight between Raquel and Faye Dunaway is absolutely priceless--and before the film, I g ... More >>
At her Film Society of Lincoln Center series on Saturday night, the ever luscious Raquel Welch admitted that on the set of the 1966 sci-fi film Fantastic Voyage, she developed the hots for Stephen Boyd, her hunky, dimpled co-star (known for the Oscar winner Ben-Hur and the non-Oscar-winner The Oscar ... More >>
That's the message of this Observer article by Daniel D'Addario, which points to the way camp came out of the closet, became self-conscious, stopped being an in-joke, and just ain't campy anymore.
Darren Criss is attracting screaming Gleeks to How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and they're filling the seats once occupied by screaming Potterphiles. Which brings to mind the topic of Broadway replacements and how they fare in light of all the hoopla generated by the original star ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 21, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 25 Hype! Hype! Hooray! by Arthur Bell A heat wave blew into town last week. So did Merle Oberon, Malcolm McDowell, the Burtons, Ron O'Neal, Alice Cooper, Marlon Brando, withered endives, chopped liver fro ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 20, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 16 films in focus By Andrew Sarris The 44th annual festivities of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences began with a whimper and ended with a bang, demonstrating that, among other things, Oscar ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 16, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 16 Films in Focus by Andrew Sarris OSCAR GOES TO COLLEGE: You could hardly recognize Oscar this year at the celebration of his 42nd birthday. After years of flaunting his nouveau riche vulgarity and grade s ... More >>
Chatting with Alison Arngrim, eavesdropping on Jennifer Coolidge
In her new book, Beyond the Cleavage, actress/singer/siren Raquel Welch reveals that when she was asked to be in The Vagina Monologues, she felt downright queasy about it.
It's a question that calls for an expert
The non-dish on Nancy McKeon; the worst recession sale in town.
This might be the first time there's even been a woman in a bikini on this blog Busty Raquel Welch's Las Vegas show in the '80s was rudely dismissed by critics as "the sale of two titties." She's always gotten a bum rap in the press―she may not be Helen Mirren, but she does have a certain star ... More >>
The Queer Precursor to Southland Tales
A notoriously bad film finally gets some appreciation
Oscar Declares War on the War
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