Valerie Bertinelli

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    Van Halen's 1984 Turns 30 Today -- How Does It Hold Up?

    Today marks the 30th anniversary of Van Halen's 1984. Let's put that in perspective: Twice as much time has passed between today and the release of 1984 than between 1984's release and the moon landing (the 20th century's other crowning achievement). It was Van Halen's most commercially successful a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    "Go Go Power Rangers!" and Its Badass Guitar Riff Turn 20 Years Old

    Believe it or not, it's now been 20 years since Mighty Morphin Power Rangers premiered, changing the way '90s kids saw the world by combining teen drama with dinosaur robots. It also introduced a generation to the power of electric guitars as the show's immortal "Go Go Power Rangers" theme has becom ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 29, 2011

    'Hot In Cleveland' Gals Sex Up NYC!

    Sitcoms' oldies talk about their new golden years on TV Land

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    Hot In Cleveland Is The New Golden Girls

    ​I just realized it! TV Land's new hit sit-com is basically a revamp of Golden Girls, but with slightly different age brackets. Watch an episode and you'll soon enough realize that tart-tongued Wendy Malick is basically the modern day Bea Arthur.

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Food Network Back on Cablevision; Brooklyn Gets a Gay Cookbook

    ​A week after losing its high-profile chef, Fabio Trabocchi, who had only been in the position for three months, The Four Seasons restaurant is also saying farewell its dining room manager, James Olson, who will be the general manager at the new Tavern on the Green. [NY Post] The Cablevision- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Tavern on the Green Donates Two Tons of Food; New York Has Its Own Grain Belt

    ​Taiwan is looking to mend trade ties with the U.S. after recently repealing its decision to import U.S. beef products. A change to Taiwan's food safety laws made some U.S. beef products no longer eligible for import. [Reuters] New York's grain belt is being revived and expanded with specialt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2008

    Is My Crassness Too Vulgar?

    photo by Tommy McCall I was just looking through some of the blurbs from the homepage describing my recent columns. (Yes, I actually write a column, folks. This blog is sort of a side venture—like trapping moths.) It occurred to me in a stroke of brilliant observation that so ver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2008

    One Tear at a Time With Valerie Bertinelli

    In my entrancing column tomorrow you'll find a lively interview with One Day at a Time icon (and Jenny Craig star) Valerie Bertinelli, who confirmed to me that me she has a talk show in the works. The woman's a natural! She's tough talking like Dr. Phil yet speaks compassionately, sprinkling in all ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 18, 2008

    Valerie Bertinelli on "Spitzer's Dick"!

    No more governor, so it's full speed ahead with Valerie Bertinelli and Kerry Butler

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2007

    Project Runway: The Gastric Bypass Episode

    Thank God we only ever bet fake money, because we were positive the guest judge was going to be Kirstie Alley or Valerie Bertinelli last night on Project Runway. Instead it was a guy from the Gap. Boring! So, after a couple of weeks of lame challenges, Bravo brought back the magic with a bunch of l ... More >>