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Anne Heche Has Died at Age 53

Actress Anne Heche has died, a week after her car crashed into a Los Angeles house and burst into flames. TMZ reports that a representative for Heche’s family said that …..

A marching band forms aviator sunglasses on a football field

Top Gun: The Marching Band Edition

Top Gun is back, 36 years later. Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel to the 1986 fighter-jock classic (again starring the ageless Tom Cruise) arrives in theaters on May 27. Deadline.com …..

William Hurt is a young man with a moustache, naked and sweaty from the waist up, leaning back

‘Rage Joyously’: William Hurt Muses on Death

Actor William Hurt has died at age 71. His son, Will, released this statement: It is with great sadness that the Hurt family mourns the passing of William Hurt, beloved …..

Ryūsuke Hamaguchi Biography – New!

Our new biography of film director Ryūsuke Hamaguchi is now live. Ryūsuke Hamaguchi is the Japanese film director whose drama Drive My Car has been nominated for four Academy Awards …..

A newspaper's online page with a headline about Jeff Shiffrin's death and a photo of he, his wife, and Mikaela Shiffrin on a ski slope

Mikaela Shiffrin’s Father: What Happened to Him?

Ski champion Mikaela Shiffrin has spoken openly and bravely about her struggles with the death of her father, Jeff Shiffrin. Reports and interviews have noted that Mikaela “couldn’t even get …..

Marlene Dietrich is glam and beautiful in a slinky embroidered gown. She stands between two slicked-back men in tuxedoes who are staring intently at each other. All three are holding cocktail glasses in some kind of fancy mansion or hotel lobby.

Marlene Dietrich and Champagne: She Didn’t Quite Say That

Here’s a story about Hollywood legend Marlene Dietrich, Champagne, and a bad quote. The actress liked her sparkles, that much is clear. A supposed Marlene Dietrich quote about Champagne is …..

A campaign poster reads "Vote Shirley CHISHOLM 1972. Unbought and Unbossed."

Shirley Chisholm, Unbought and Unbossed

Shirley Chisholm, unbought and unbossed. Has there been a better political slogan this side of “I Like Ike“? No, there hasn’t. I had always thought the “unbought and unbossed” reference …..

People magazine's cover reads 'Betty White Turns 100!' along with a big cover photo of her

Betty White’s 100th Birthday People Magazine Cover

People magazine, getting ahead of the news, published this 100th birthday tribute to actress Betty White earlier this week. The issue date is January 10, 2022. Unfortunately, Betty White died …..

Betty White Joins the 99 Club, Alas

Betty White, the actress and entertainer whose working career spanned an astonishing nine decades, has died at age 99. She passed on Friday morning at her home in California; the …..

Side-by-side photos of bell hooks (a black woman in a classroom, holding a microphone and pen) and Evel Knievel (looking through the skeleton of a shark's jawbone)

bell hooks outlived Evel Knievel

Both were daredevils in their own way. Evel Knievel jumped over buses and fountains on a souped-up motorcycle. Dr. bell hooks jumped over sexists and racists with her deep thinking …..

Mickey Dolenz wears a hat and a big smile. He's an older gent but looks good in a cocked Sinatra-style fedora and open-collar shirt

Micky Dolenz is the Last Monkee Standing

  I’m heartbroken. I’ve lost a dear friend and partner. I’m so grateful that we could spend the last couple of months together doing what we loved best – singing, …..

Bob Dole Lost 70 Pounds of Pure Muscle After World War II

Bob Dole — Congressman, Senate majority leader, and three-time presidential candidate — was also once a muscular young man. Bob Dole died this morning at age 98 after a lifetime …..

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