Guest Diary

Friday, May 27, 2016

LIZ SMITH: Hold The Door!

Barbara Cook in Leonard Bernstein's Candide, which opened in 1956. On January 6th, 2016, New York City Opera and Harold Prince will be staging a brand-new revival of Candide. by Liz Smith "Hold...Read the Full Story

Thursday, May 26, 2016

LIZ SMITH: Cher at 70

Liz and Cher. by Liz Smith Cher at 70 — We've Still Got, You, Babe, and You've Still Got Us!! "What do people misunderstand about you?" "Everything! Because I'm this mixture of...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

LIZ SMITH: Fame! What's Your Name?

"Fame! What's Your Name?" asked David Bowie. The only answer? La Liz by Liz Smith Wednesday's Rap: Elizabeth Taylor ... Bryan Batt ... Valerie Bertinelli ... Aaron Weinstein and Michael...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

LIZ SMITH: Female Forces Rule

Rihanna, Pink, Gwen Stefani, Arianna Grande, and Demi Lovato at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. by Liz Smith Female Forces Rule: Caitriona Balfe ... Eva Green ... Celine Dion ... Demi Lovato .....Read the Full Story

Monday, May 23, 2016

LIZ SMITH: What The Stars Tell Us

Morley with Liz's godson in Connecticut. He loved children — his own and everybody else's. by Liz Smith Remembering My Friend, The Great Morley Safer. Also, What Do The Stars Tell Us about...Read the Full Story

Friday, May 20, 2016

LIZ SMITH: Rules Don't Apply

by Liz Smith Warren Beatty's "Rules Don't Apply" Will Finally Apply — Just in Time for Oscar Consideration. Dueling Documentaries Battle For The Life and Death of Whitney Houston...Read the Full Story

Thursday, May 19, 2016

LIZ SMITH: American Honeys

Caroll Baker as Jean Harlow (1965). by Liz Smith Shia LaBeouf Back on Track in "American Honey" ... Is It Time to Re-Invent and Apologize to Jean Harlow? ... Meeting Madeleine Lebeau...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

LIZ SMITH: "Detour" To The Top

by Liz Smith Cyndi Lauper Takes a "Detour" To The Top of The Billboard Charts ... Sally Field Faces Aging, Truthfully and Artfully ... Seth Sikes — He's One of The Smart Ones. “...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

LIZ SMITH: Vive La France!

Madeleine LeBeau singing "La Marseillaise" in Casablanca. by Liz Smith Madeleine LeBeau Finally Leaves Rick's Cafe — The Last "Casablanca" Icon Dies. Also: Bette Davis, Joan...Read the Full Story