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Posts Tagged ‘American Idol’

‘The Outrageous Sophie Tucker’: New York Jewish Film Festival Review

Sunday, January 25th, 2015
‘The Outrageous Sophie Tucker’: New York Jewish Film

Festival Review

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William Gazecki‘s documentary recounts the life and career of the famed performer known as the “Last of the Red Hot Mamas

She was one of the most celebrated and successful performers of the 20th century, but few people are aware of Sophie Tucker today. Despite the loving tributes performed by Bette Midler in her concert appearances over the years, the “Last of the Red Hot Mamas” has lapsed into showbiz obscurity, something that William Gazecki‘s loving documentary clearly hopes to correct. Recently showcased at the New York Jewish Film Festival, The Outrageous Sophie Tucker should have a long life in ancillary markets after its theatrical release later this year. Read More

Bruce Vilanch To Appear On RuPaul’s Drag Race April 7th 2014

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

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Pro tip, hunties: It’s not very elegant for a lady to spit… unless she’s spitting beats, that is.
On the next episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race, airing Monday night at 9 p.m. ET on Logo, the queens are tasked with reading while rapping, and they have some serious guest judges to impress. In an exclusive clip below, hip-hop divas Eve and Trina see one team of queens — including Adore Delano, whose experience under the American Idol spotlight fails her when it really counts — werk their way through the beat-dropping challenge. Read More

Bruce Vilanch To Appear On “Shark Tank” Friday, November 9, 2012, ABC

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

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On the Nov. 9 installment of the ABC show Shark Tank, out comedian/actor/writer Bruce Vilanch and openly gay entrepreneur David Cox, founder of “The MAC Guru” and “PC Classes Online,” will appear, according to a press release.
Cox was chosen from more than 30,000 potential contestants for the show, often called the “American Idol of Business.” He splits his time running both businesses between Provincetown, MA and Key West, FL with his husband, Allen Gallant. Read More

Bruce Vilanch To Kick Off Season 3 Of Rupaul’s Drag Race Jan 24th

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Vanessa Williams and Bruce Vilanch kick off the season 3 premiere (others will include Lily Tomlin and Johnny Weir), a 90-minute “extravaganza eleganza” that features more plus-sized queens, two more from Puerto Rico (following the saucy hit Jessica Wild) and even some Texas ties.

Bruce To Host “Gay Days Anaheim” October 2, 2010 At DisneyLand

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

For more information, check out We Got Bruce!