The Kitty Packard Pictorial Website of the Week: TCM

How could we not? Today TCM celebrates its crystal anniversary:  15 years as television’s foremost platform for all things classic film. For all of us classic movie fans out there, there really aren’t enough words to express our gratitude that TCM exists—I’m sure I’m not alone in saying that it has cheered many a gloomy […]

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Beeker. The Muppets. Memories. Oh, the memories.

Any time the Animal has to shut up a crowd, you know the act’s gotta be bad. Welll… here is the one and only Beeker doing his rendition of Barbra Streisand’s Feelings, circa nineteen seventy-something-or-other. And it still absolutely tickles my funny bone to no end. (p.s.: this clip courtesy J&B Blended Scotch Whiskey.)

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Graham Greene – Tonight on TCM

My TV is rarely tuned to any other channel (save for CNN and BBC) and tonight is just another in the long ledger of reasons why life is simply better with TCM in one’s life. Tonight their lineup features the work of one of the 20th centuries most important writers, Graham Green. Author, screenwriter, playwright […]

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Oscar Host 2009: Hugh Jackman

There was quite a bit of hubub today across the wires following the announcement that Hugh Jackman is to host the 81st Academy Awards in February. That’s right … Mr. Sexiest Man Alive himself. He sings, he dances, he’s a trained theatre professional and a solid actor in his own right … the fact that […]

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’80s Nostalgia: Alice in Wonderland, a la 1985

My, my, my. The glories of the Internet are now fully manifest. Today I came face to face with a most cherished childhood memory. I am sure there are a lot of you out there who remember this: the 1985 TV miniseries of Alice In Wonderland featuring insanely star-studded roster of entertainers. I remember watching this snuggled […]

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'80s Nostalgia: Alice in Wonderland, a la 1985

My, my, my. The glories of the Internet are now fully manifest. Today I came face to face with a most cherished childhood memory. I am sure there are a lot of you out there who remember this: the 1985 TV miniseries of Alice In Wonderland featuring insanely star-studded roster of entertainers. I remember watching this snuggled […]

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