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What I Plan To Do For My 90th Birthday

Richard Abrons | Posted 07.20.2016 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

It is well known that Albert Einstein searched for a unified theory that would explain everything. He never found it. What is not known is that I too have been searching for a unified theory. Not in physics, of course. I almost flunked that at Andover. No, a unified theory that would explain our lives.

Doris Day Celebrates Turning 92 With A Birthday Serenade From Fans

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 04.05.2016 | Entertainment

It's been a sentimental journey. Fans of beloved screen legend Doris Day gathered outside her California home to celebrate her 92nd birthday (althoug...

The Metropolitan Room of Ageless Art

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 02.04.2016 | Arts
Randee Mia Berman

According to owner Bernie Furshpan, the goal of this Flatiron district cabaret is to revive the "golden age of cabaret" with both renowned performers and new faces.

Blonde and Blameless: Why I Love Doris Day Movies

Alex Schwartz | Posted 12.21.2016 | Women
Alex Schwartz

Why is it that I, a 21st century American woman, find solace in watching Doris Day movies? When life threatens to overwhelm me, drown me in worry or disappointment or just wear me down with the minutiae, I look to the apparently simple world of an earlier time, drenched in pink and scented with Shalimar (I imagine).

Dealing With Grief Triggers A Year After My Mother Died

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 11.09.2016 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

My mother died 12 months ago, so we've experienced a year of birthdays, holidays, and family gatherings without her. I knew the year anniversary was coming and naively anticipated that its passing would mysteriously make everything all better. I was wrong.

L.A. Getaway: Two Days in Canine-Friendly Carmel

Gina Hall | Posted 10.23.2016 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

After five hours of uninterrupted farmland, the sight of Bernardus Lodge & Spa in the beautiful wine country of Carmel Valley felt like a continent away from the bustle of Los Angeles. In the evening, the crisp air comes alive with the smell of a wood fire.

Rock Hudson: The Shot Heard 'Round the World

Bruce Ward | Posted 10.06.2016 | Queer Voices
Bruce Ward

The shock of this revelation was many-fold: AIDS was considered to be a gay disease, and here was the fantasy he-man -- a likable, non-threatening Hollywood action figure, admired by men and lusted after by women, proclaiming that he was gay.

'Enjoy Yourself' at 65

Michael Sigman | Posted 03.02.2015 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Immortality is nice, but there's more to eternal life than mere survival. In the Darwinian quest for standard-hood, evolution is a must!

How The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies High-Kicked My Sobriety

Jamie Brickhouse | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie Brickhouse

It was the first time that I didn't think about having -- or not having -- a drink. I lost myself in the joy of that matinee performance and the exuberance of the performers who were happy to be alive despite -- or because of -- the years of baggage behind them.

Ellen Page, Role Models, Celebs, Leadership, and Being Your Own Hero

Gary North | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gary North

Maybe YOU are someone else's role model and you don't even know it, and maybe never will know it. All the more reason you should be out and proud -- and your own role model.

Enjoying 'Enjoy Yourself'

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.23.2014 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

"Enjoy Yourself" and I will be 65 in a few months, and given our shared history, we decided to get together and discuss that milestone. Which is to say, "Enjoy Yourself" spoke and I listened.

28 Years Ago Today This Movie Star Changed The Face Of AIDS

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On this day, July 25, 1985, HIV/AIDS was given a global spotlight when it was announced that screen icon Rock Hudson was suffering from the disease. ...

Happy Birthday, Doris Day

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 04.03.2013 | Celebrity

Birthday wishes go out to Doris Day! The iconic actress, singer and activist turns 91 today (April 3) -- or so it's assumed. The actual year of her bi...

The Star Every Romantic Comedy Heroine Should Thank

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 04.03.2013 | Style

Katherine Heigl owes Doris Day, big time. After all, it was Day who practically invented the romantic comedy heroine template that we know today (...

Doris Day, Your Hat Is Making Our Day

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.03.2015 | Style

Why isn't it summer yet?

Our Favorite Stars From Childhood: Where Are They Now?

Pat Gallagher | Posted 08.04.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

"Performing stand up is a narcotic that I need even if I do it a few times a year. Traveling is inconvenient but worth it to make people laugh."

Boomer on Board: May-December Marriages

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.25.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

God bless people who reach the age of 86. God bless those who turn 39. But are these two age groups meant to be married to each other? Only if they're turtles. Turtles most always look the same age and don't have to discuss pop culture and music with each other.

The 1950s Invade 2012

The Huffington Post | Mary Kate Sheridan | Posted 01.11.2012 | Fifty

The 1950s: the era of music legends, drive-thrus, iconic movie stars and what many would describe as a more wholesome way of life. While this oft-idea...

Dog Ears Music: The Gift List

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.15.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Doris Day, The Talking Heads, Bob Marley and the Wailers, The Caretaker, and other artists.

Doris Day Releases First Album In 17 Years

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

Eighty-eight's not too late: Doris Day will release her first album in 17 years, "My Heart," on December 2, Billboard reports. At 88, Day will be t...

A Beautiful Dreamer: A Conversation With Suzy Bogguss

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Listen to your audience. Listen to what they say to you. And figure out if you, too, agree that that is something about you that is special. Then you can start developing it."

Country's Cousins: Conversations with Diane Schuur and America's Got Talent Winner Michael Grimm

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.12.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

For her new album, Diane Schurr says: "The one thing that I did purposefully on this was, number one, not to do it with a twang, and number two, I wanted it to please both people that are into country and people that are into jazz."

Elizabeth Taylor -- Not Quite the Last One

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.31.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

"The last of Hollywood's golden era" is the way so many broadcast and cable obituaries described the legendary Elizabeth Taylor. But alas, there are at least five stars from that era who are probably saying to themselves," What am I, chopped liver?"

Astoria Characters: The City-Slicker Chicken Farmers

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Deciding to raise chickens in an apartment that's smaller than a chicken coop isn't something Jules Corkery and Robert McMinn are doing on a whim.

What's Love Got To Do With It? (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

For many years, romantic comedies have had a double standard. If a man slept around, he was hailed as a charmer, a lover boy, or someone who was just ...