The queen of the Mickey Mouse Club, the singer of "Pineapple Princess," and the star of Beach Blanket movies, Annette Funicello was a small, dark bundle of good cheer whom America anointed as a sort of human good luck charm ever since she started as a child star.
The cheeriness covered up some of t ... More >>
See if you can find Britney, Christina, Justin, and Ryan (and guest star Jodie Sweetin from Full House) in this amazingly prescient shot from The Mickey Mouse Club.
The photo pops up in Jodie's memoir UnSweetined, the one about her battle with meth, booze, speed, and the Olsen twins.
Groucho Marx once said that he'd never want to be in any club that'd have him as a member. But what of those that don't? Just ask Eliot Spitzer, who the New York Times gets dishy on, revealing that the former governor of New York was rejected from The Harvard Club, his alma mater's cushy -- a ... More >>
The nakedly turbulent narrative structure of VH1's Behind The Music was invented for Courtney Love. In fact, everything with her is behind the music. So when the hippie spawn who once fronted Faith No More (true story) and auditioned for the Mickey Mouse Club by reading Sylvia Plath (a piece about ... More >>