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Oprah, Vanessa Williams, and other stars who got their start in beauty pageants

While Miss America hasn’t bred any headline-stealing celebrities recently, beauty pageants were once a place where future stars got their start. Oprah was Miss Black Tennessee; Halle Berry was Miss Ohio. 1,272 more words


Mel Brooks Basks in the Glory of 'Young Frankenstein' at the Academy

After immortalizing a joke in the cement at the TCL Chinese Theatre — with an extra finger on his left hand — Mel Brooks was in his usual feisty form Tuesday night at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to kick off a 40th anniversary screening of “Young Frankenstein.” 337 more words


The Mel Brooks Classic: "Young Frankenstein" Turns 40 With A Special Edition Blu-ray!

“It’s pronounced “Fronkensteen”

In 1974, Mel Brooks released comedic genius into the universe.  With an all-star cast, he managed to turn Mary Shelly’s story of “ 381 more words


Young Frankenstein

A classic. One of my absolute favorites! This movie is such a Halloween tradition at my house that, well… it just isn’t quite Halloween until I’ve seen it. 135 more words


Girl Meets Nostalgia: They Did It For Me

So this week, I barely had to do any thinking at all, although there were definitely things that reminded me of old episodes. Old episodes galore being referenced here. 600 more words


Mini Movie Review: Adult World (2013)

Adult World is a 2013 indie comedy starring Emma Roberts and John Cusack about a delusional college graduate gradually waking up from her dreams of being the next Sylvia Plath and forced to put up with the unfairness of the real world. 232 more words