Guy Ritchie + Henry Cavill + Armie Hammer = The Man from U.N.C.L.E Trailer

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Wow. Wow. Wow. It's Superman and the Lone Ranger TOGETHER AT LAST in the superstylish reboot of the 1960s spy show, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear ... See the Rest

Ornery Hippie Goddess Joni Mitchell Covers New York Magazine’s Fashion Issue

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Joni Mitchell is on the cover of New York Magazine’s spring fashion issue, looking like the Ghost of Hippies Past. She comes off as slightly crotchety in the interview, but (as Yahoo points out) the kind of crotchety that you love and forgive when the person is amazing and has earned the right to act however they damn please. Says Mitchell: ... See the Rest

Sundance Report: Gore Vidal & William F. Buckley, Jr Were The Very “Best of Enemies”

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The Gore Vidal and William F Buckley Jr feud is the stuff of legend.  And in The Best Of Enemies by directors Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville, we are treated to a yummily forensic replay of a rivalry that exploded on the small screen in the pressure cooker atmosphere of 1968, when the two were hired by ABC as commentators on the Republican and ... See the Rest

Fashion Flashback 1969: Photos of SoCal High School Life

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It's a sunshine day!  in 1969 by LIFE photographer Arthur Schatz. NOT, as Dangerous Minds points out, pics from last year's Coachella, although who can really tell. "Aside from the plastic surgery," they say, "not much has changed…" Check out the pics below. ... See the Rest

Step Aside, Brendan Jordan: Bobby Banas Is the Best Scene-Stealing Boy Dancer of All Time

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You'll see what I mean. On this old episode of The Judy Garland Show, lead dancer Bobby Banas (who first shot to fame as Joyboy in West Side Story) just LETS LOOSE while dancing to "The Nitty Gritty." His exuberant little dance is one for the ages. He's still around, too. And on Facebook! (via Billy Beyond) ... Watch Now

Flashback 1963: Bette Davis on Gender Roles

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A 1963 interview with Bette Davis is animated (BRILLIANTLY) in the latest installment of PBS's Blank on Blank, which combines old interviews with famous people and new animations. Says Bette about the difference between men and women: "I think men have got to change an awful lot. I think somehow they still prefer the little woman... I think ... Watch Now

Hey Daddy-O, Peep This 1962 Pilot for Suzuki Beane

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Fascinating unaired pilot from the early '60s about a little girl growing up in a family of Greenwhich Village beatniks. Desilu Studios adapted the popular children’s book Suzuki – a satire of Kay Thompson’s Eloise series – into a TV pilot, which ultimately did not find a sponsor. This shortened version eventually aired with another recycled pilot ... Watch Now

Vintage Gay Pulp Covers from the ’50s to the ’80s

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A treasure trove of (often hilarious) gay pulp fiction novels from the '50s to the '80s after the jump. (via SissyDude)     From University of Massachusetts: As a result of a series of court cases, by the mid-1960s the U.S. post office could no longer interdict books that contained homosexuality. Gay writers were eager to ... See the Rest