Monthly Archives: "September 2014"

FRAN DRESCHER On September 30, 1957: Fran Drescher was born in Queens. Widely celebrated for her role as Fran in the TV sitcom The Nanny, Drescher’s big break was in Saturday Night Fever when she famoulsy asked John Travolta,...

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We’re going to… TOON New Yorker Phillip Orozco is no stranger to drawing iconic vixens like Jessica Rabbit and Catwoman, and illustrating for his own children’s book series, The Adventures of Piñata and Tortilla. But...

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WOULDN’T IT BE LOVERLY? On September 29, 1962: My Fair Lady closed at the Broadway Theater after 2,717 performances. Audrey Hepburn appeared in the popular 1964 film version of the musical as Eliza Doolittle, and in the...

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Like everyone, I was appalled by the video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancée in the face and dragging her unconscious body out of an Atlantic City hotel elevator. Like everyone,...

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WHEN JOHN LENNON COULD BE HEARD ON THE AIR On September 28, 1974: John Lennon appeared as a guest DJ on New York’s WNEW radio station. After reading aloud the weather report, Lennon brought along records...

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