The Superficial:  Because You’re Beautiful
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The Superficial: Because You’re Beautiful

  It all started with this sentence: “If you haven’t been getting your celebrity gossip from The Superficial, I forgive you.” Meg Cabot wrote it.  Preteen me read it.  And from then on, I got my gossip from a weird, wonderful, wily site called The Superficial. Posts consisted of an unflattering celebrity photo coupled with some … Continue reading

Barbara vs. Gaga vs. Cooper vs. Kristofferson:  The Ultimate A Star Is Born Showdown
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Barbara vs. Gaga vs. Cooper vs. Kristofferson: The Ultimate A Star Is Born Showdown

Who wore it better:  1976 or 2018?  I faced the films off in seven categories:  Song, Soundtrack, Hair, Sob Story, Leading Lady, Leading Man, and Chemistry. SONG:  “Shallow” vs. “Evergreen” “Evergreen” nabbed two Grammys in 1978; Oscar did not have a Best Original Song category at the time.  Streisand and Kristofferson recorded a darling duet … Continue reading

Amazon Docuseries Long Strange Trip Tells You Everything You Probably Already Knew About The Grateful Dead
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Amazon Docuseries Long Strange Trip Tells You Everything You Probably Already Knew About The Grateful Dead

Five years ago, Amazon Prime’s Long Strange Trip would have been a documentary.  Maybe even an HBO documentary.  But because this is 2018 and everything has to be a damn series, it’s a docuseries. I’m not too sore about it, though.  Each episode only lasts about 30 minutes. The fun, perky documentary follows the Grateful … Continue reading