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Gay Men Share Their Favorite Holiday Movies, Books, Specials And More

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

Look, let's be honest: Christmas is super-gay. All that tinsel, the frolicsome dancing, mulled wine and all its fruity spices -- and oh goodness, all those holiday specials!

Which 1980s TV Favorites Almost Voiced Ursula the Sea Witch for Disney's The Little Mermaid

Jim Hill | Posted 03.15.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As you read through the liner notes for Walt Disney Record's Legacy Collection version of The Little Mermaid soundtrack, there's an anecdote in there that's sure to blow pop culture fans' minds.

How To Explain The Facts Of Life To Your Child In 5 Minutes Or Less

Norine Dworkin-McDaniel | Posted 11.16.2014 | Parents
Norine Dworkin-McDaniel

My 7-year-old had asked about babies. So given our time constraints, I figured I could skip the hot-n-heavy part and go straight to the CliffsNotes version of baby-assembly mechanics.

Rules of Life

Frank A. Weil | Posted 11.10.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

In primitive societies when the organizing principles were pretty simple, there were some basic rules that were strictly followed. For example, the ma...

Happily H-mping Hamsters and Explaining This To Your Child

Steven Schlozman, M.D. | Posted 10.05.2014 | Parents
Steven Schlozman, M.D.

As you might guess by his name, Mr. Speckles is a male hamster. If you are wondering how I know that Mr. Speckles is a male hamster, then you have obviously never seen a male hamster. It's pretty obvious and therefore intimidating to the rest of us with Y-chromosomes.

The Brat Pack Movie Mindy Cohn Missed Out On

OWN | Posted 02.15.2014 | OWN

For nine years, actress Mindy Cohn played Natalie Green on "The Facts of Life." Though the '80s sitcom was a hit, Cohn tells "Oprah: Where Are They No...

These Old TV Promos Are Kinda Great/Terrible

Posted 10.03.2013 | TV

Every TV show starts somewhere, and it's usually a promo for the show that gives viewers their first impression ... which makes these classic TV promo...

'Cousin Oliver' Round-Up: 9 of TV's Inexplicably Added Children

Hulu.com | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy
Hulu.com

In The Brady Bunch's fifth and final season, all of the Brady kids were looking a little long in the tooth. As a last-minute gambit to salvage the show, eight-year-old Cousin Oliver joined the family, and oh, the hijinks and hilarity that ensued.

Prairie-oke!: Big Hits and Big Laughs at Silver Lake's Cavern Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.19.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Allison Arngrim, TV's original Nellie Oleson, has seen Prairie-oke! three times, and calls it "pants wettingly funny!" One of the reasons Arngrim may have been a repeat customer is the memorable, absurdist homage that Drew Droege nails as bad seed, "Mellie Moleson."

'The Facts Of Life' Had A Lot Of Famous People On It

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.07.2013 | TV

It's the 25th anniversary of "The Facts Of Life" finale on Tuesday, May 7. Yes, it's been a quarter century since Blair (Lisa Whelchel), Tootie (Kim F...

'How I Completely Accidentally Serendipitously Became A Teenage Sitcom Star'

Mindy Cohn | Posted 05.07.2013 | TV
Mindy Cohn

While nothing I have done has reached the popularity of The Facts of Life, I have continued to work with some of the most talented people ... And while I won't "tell all" ever, I am going to tell you a bit of my real facts of my life.

Dear, TV Theme Songs: Thank You for Being a Friend

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 10.04.2012 | TV
Howard Jordan Jr.

Television them songs can be broken down into three simple categories: the feel-good composition, songs that speak only to and about the show itself, and finally the powerhouse instrumentals.

Actress Kim Fields Loves What Atlanta Has To Offer

The Huffington Post | Gil Robertson | Posted 07.15.2012 | Black Voices

As the former capitol of the "Old South," Atlanta is also the same city that gave birth to the Civil Rights Movement. Today, it's home to one of Ameri...

WATCH: Kelly Ripa Like You've Never Seen Her Before

Posted 04.26.2012 | TV

Get ready to see Kelly Ripa like you've never seen her before. In the opening segment from the 10th Annual TV Land Awards (Sun., April 29 at 9 p.m....

Saluting The Best TV Mullets

Posted 01.08.2012 | TV

Love them or hate them, mullets are a part of our mane history. And TV characters are no exception to bad hair days. Luckily, the simultaneously c...

Geri Jewell A Lesbian: 'Facts Of Life Star' Comes Out In Memoir

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Geri Jewell is bravely discussing the facts of her life. The actress, best known for her role in the 80's sitcom 'The Facts of Life' and her numerous...