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Oscar Got Away

Many people are familiar with the 1976 movie A Star is Born. A Barbra Streisand showcase that just happened to feature Kris Kristofferson. This movie did not properly encapsulate the classic tale of the original A Star is Born, because of Streisand’s ego. 763 more words


Musical Monday: For Me and My Gal (1942)

It’s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals.
In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. 832 more words

Musical Monday

Review: Judy Garland goes supernova in La fin d’une étoile

Who knew that Judy Garland could outdo the most riotous wild men of rock when it came to trashing on-tour hotels? True, the wreckage Judy leaves in her wake is mostly emotional, give or take the odd fruit bowl. 635 more words


Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

– Judy Garland


Judy Garland At Carnegie Hall

April 23, 1961 – Never did Judy Garland so unify a collection of strangers than on this day in 1961 during the famous Carnegie Hall performance often called “the greatest night in showbiz history.”  Her performance on this night was captured on a live recording that would go on to spend 95 weeks on the U.S. 9 more words


The greatest tragedy

There once was a priest at my neighborhood church who had deformed hands. I never knew whether he was born with those hands or whether an accident befell him. 860 more words