Jeff Simon: A Super TV Trivia Quiz - Buffalo
Buffalo NewsJeff Simon: A Super TV Trivia QuizBuffalo NewsFarrah Fawcett played Harry Orwell's next-door neighbor in "Harry O." What was the character's name? (Hint: Wikipedia gets it wrong.) Who played the cops that Harry O (David Janssen) used to bedevil? Who was the best-known disabled series star in the ...
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 11:54 am
These clues could have stopped 'Son of Sam's
New York PostThese clues could have stopped 'Son of Sam's killing spreeNew York PostOn July 31, 1977 — 40 years ago Monday — David Berkowitz struck his last victims at the corner of Shore Parkway and Bay 14th Street in Bath Beach, Brooklyn. There, Robert Violante and Stacy Moskowitz, both 20, were out on their first date after ...and more »
Posted on 29 July 2017 | 4:02 pm
Barbara Sinatra was last local power player
The Desert SunBarbara Sinatra was last local power player who could wrangle stars with her own celebrityThe Desert Sun“One of my favorite memories with Barbara was playing tennis at the Sinatra compound,” said Mary Bono, who succeeded Sonny in Congress and was then elected to seven more terms. “It was Sonny and myself against Ryan O'Neal and Farrah Fawcett.and more »
Posted on 28 July 2017 | 7:45 pm
How a college degree is like a Social
How a college degree is like a Social Security checkMarketWatchFrom sheath-and-heels to pompadours, from tie-dye to perfect Farrah-Fawcett feathered hair, on to bell bottoms, powder-blue frilly tuxedos, neon shirts over peg-leg pants, Goth make up … those pictures don't lie. No matter the decade, our formative ...
Posted on 28 July 2017 | 11:15 am
How social media, TV feuds play out in court
How social media, TV feuds play out in courtMinnesota LawyerIn one famously contentious lawsuit between actor Ryan O'Neal and the University of Texas, the school tried to use TV footage from the reality show “Chasing Farrah” to prove that O'Neal did not own an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett. The ...
Posted on 27 July 2017 | 10:16 am
10 questions with 'Extremeties' director Mel
Although it doesn't get produced often anymore, "Extremities" was a sensation in the mid-1980s, both in an off-Broadway production that starred Susan Sarandon and in a film version that established Farrah Fawcett as a dramatic actress. The controversial ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:25 am
What it means to be a Longhorn
What Starts here Changes the World: Being a Longhorn means Walter Cronkite came here. Being a Longhorn means Farrah Fawcett, Owen Wilson, Renée Zellweger, Matthew McConaughey and Richard Linklater acted here. Being a Longhorn means bestselling author ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:04 pm
Larry King Is Preparing for the Final
James Wolcott of Vanity Fair asked in 2009, during a summer when King was convening nightly shiva on CNN for Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett. ‘‘At Richard Nixon’s library, the day after he was taken to the hospital, if you look at his calendar ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:41 am
Farrah Fawcett Almost Didn’t Get to Wear
Every week, VF.com editors pick a classic image from fashion history to examine what really went on behind the scenes. Today, we look at a 1976 picture of Farrah Fawcett, then on the cusp of stardom for Charlie’s Angels. Farrah Fawcett’s perky, 70s ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 9:49 pm
Karlie Redd chooses between Playboy and porn
Apparently the NSFW site Playboy Plus is ... classier. Indeed Playboy magazine has traditionally been the "classy" place to take your clothes off, with big stars like Melanie Griffith, Farrah Fawcett and Lindsay Lohan going nude for pictorials sandwiched ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:00 pm