The Who2 Blog

A smiling gray-haired Charlie Watts sits behind a drum kit, looking genteel as he plays

Charlie Watts, Rolling Stones drummer, is dead at 80

Charlie Watts, rock-steady drummer for the Rolling Stones since 1963, has died at a London hospital. The band’s official Twitter feed shared the news earlier today: pic.twitter.com/wi6333F6QF — The Rolling …..

John Glenn dressed in a suit and tie looking at piles of letters

John Glenn and the ‘Problem’ of ‘Lady Astronauts’

100 years after the birth of John Glenn, a historian looks at how he inspired girls to want to go to space – but in line with the sexism of the early space program, he offered little encouragement

Bo the Dog Has Crossed the Rainbow Bridge

Bo in 2009. (Official White House photo by Chuck Kennedy) Bo the Dog has died, sad to say. The former First Dog passed away at age 12 after a bout …..

Photo of Orson Welles

Orson Welles Wasn’t Drunk After All

This infamous Orson Welles too-drunk-to-work video has been having a moment lately, 40 years after it was filmed. Now we’re happy to report on a surprising new twist. The story in …..

Megan The Stallion is a powerfully-built young woman in a spangled leotard, singing into a hand-held mike on a fancy gold stage

Megan Thee Stallion Biography: New!

Megan Thee Stallion just won three Grammys at the 2021 Grammy Awards. They included best rap song and best rap performances for “Savage,” her remixed hit with Béyonce, plus best new …..

ST-A4-93-62                      27 November 1962.President Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (JBK), and children in White House Nursery.. [Scratches throughout the negative].Please credit "Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston"

Jackie Kennedy’s Last Visit to the White House

It had been eight years since Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis left the White House, eight years since black bunting had hung from the East Room windows and her husband’s body rested …..

A photo of Punxsutawney Phil, furry and cute and silver-brown

Groundhog Day 2021: Phil ‘Saw His Shadow’

Punxsutawney Phil, the “weather-predicting” groundhog who lives in a “tree stump” on “Gobbler’s Knob,” has done “it” again in 2021. He “saw his shadow,” was “frightened,” and thereby “predicted” six …..

Cloris Leachman Knew How to Turn It On

So long, Cloris Leachman. You really knew how to turn it on. In 1984 I was 23 years old and had a $1000-a-month job working for Susan Shadburne, an independent filmmaker …..

Rename the Braves in Honor of Hank Aaron? Great Idea!

A wonderful movement is afoot to rename baseball’s Atlanta Braves with a name that’s less racist and also honors the team’s greatest hero, the late ‘Hammerin’ Hank’ Aaron: The #Hammers …..

Hank Aaron and Larry King are Dead

Hank Aaron and Larry King had nothing in common, except for fame in their chosen fields. And now that both are dead, they have a second connection: Covid-19. Hank Aaron …..

Joe Biden is an older man in a blue suit, speaking at a microphone before a backdrop that reads "Office of the President Elect"

Joe Biden Inaugurated as U.S. President

Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris are inaugurated today as the 46th president, and the 49th vice president, of the United States. “Today” being January 20, 2021. They replace Donald Trump …..

Trump’s Words Before the Siege

Somehow, amid the horror of the January 6 assault on the Capitol by right-wing extremists, not much attention has been paid to the 73-minute speech Donald Trump delivered immediately beforehand. To …..

Donald J Trump for Watch Party for Nevada Caucus at Treasure Island Las Vegas.Featuring: Donald J Trump. Where: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. When: 23 Feb 2016.

Trump to Georgia Secretary of State: Please Cheat

President Donald Trump asked Georgia’s Secretary of State to “find 11,780 votes” and “recalculate” the state’s presidential vote totals in a remarkable and damning phone call on Saturday. The hour-long …..

Photo of Dolly Parton in hoop earrings and a big ol' head of platinum blonde hair, smiling. We can just see the top of her gold jacket

The Big Big Birthdays of 2021

Who has a big birthday in 2021? As the calendar flips, here are some of the famous figures turning 21, 50, 75, and even a fabulous 100 in the new …..

1 2 3 198