Yesterday, headlines were made and stomachs were turned with the news that Trayvon Martin-shooter George Zimmerman would be taking part in a "Celebrity Boxing" event. As if the notion of killing a teenager qualifying one as a "celebrity" wasn't enough, it was announced that Zimmerman's opponent woul ... More >>
Yesterday's stars at today's prices
Well, one Oscar winner (Patty Duke) plus plenty of offbeat, appreciated stars of every medium there is, all converging at the Chiller Theatre autograph show out in Parsippany. It happened, and I was there, greeting them all for this week's column.
This week's column is an explosive jaunt to a New Jersey autograph show (Kevin Clement's Chiller Theatre), where you could buy signed photos of your favorite cult stars or simply ogle them from a safe distance. Angelo Pitillo went up in their faces and captured the magique.
Chatting with Alison Arngrim, eavesdropping on Jennifer Coolidge
Let's go back in time to the hit sit-com Diff'rent Strokes and try to realize that whatever was being stroked off camera wasn't all that different. In his new memoir, Todd Bridges (a/k/a "Willis") remembers feeling something under the covers at the special school the stars were attending, an ... More >>
In his new memoir, Killing Willis, Todd Bridges talks about the moment his Diff'rent Strokes costar Gary Coleman developed an attitude. He says that once Gay became super famous, his father became convinced his little son was the focus of the show's success and decided he didn't want Gary ha ... More >>
The special guest line-up for this past weekend's Big Apple Comic Con read a lot like a wish list for VH1's The Surreal Life: classic TV-show refugees (Different Strokes' Todd Bridges, Silver Spoons' Erin Gray, Dukes of Hazzard's Tom Wopat); cartoony wrestlers (Ric Flair, The Iron Sheik, Bushwacke ... More >>