#BornThisDay: Mae West

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August 17, 1893- Mae West: “Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.” Her career started in 1907 & her last public appearance was in 1978. Superstar Mae ... See the Rest

#HandToGod: The Guy Who Charged His Phone Onstage Holds a Press Conference, “It’s Fun. It’s a Joke.”

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You read the story. The theater-goer epidemic, that was apparently started by the ever-trendsetting Madonna, continued with the doofus that tried to plug his phone in to a stage set ... See the Rest

#HandToGod: This *sshole Plugged His Phone Into a Stage Set Outlet DURING a Performance!

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During a Broadway production of Hand to God at the Booth Theater –DURING!– an audience member walked onto the stage to tried to plug his phone ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Gertrude Lawrence

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July 4, 1898- Gertrude Alice Dagmar Klasen, or as we fans like to call her, Gertrude Lawrence, had hordes of adoring audiences in both Britain & the USA. She was the first true international superstar, a Cockney who conquered adoring audiences on both sides ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Farley Granger

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July 1, 1925- One day last week I watched back to back Hitchcock on TCM. I thought I had seen all of Alfred Hitchcock’s Hollywood period films & most of his ... See the Rest

#Rocketman: Tom Hardy Stars as Elton John – But Who’ll Play EJ In The Musical Version?

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The upcoming biopic Rocketman starring Tom Hardy as Elton John will eventually be turned into a musical for ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Harvey Fierstein

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“If you don't look, you don't know.” Well, first of all, there is that voice. I always think of my distinctive voice, made possible by decades of pot smoking & whiskey drinking, but ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Filmmaker, Tony Richardson

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June 5, 1928- Academy Award winning film director, screenwriter & producer Tony Richardson was brimming with talent & led a life both complex & tumultuous. Richardson ... See the Rest