Invite your favorite hunks to the DEEP DISH Pool Party!

Battle of the Movie Stars #58: 1988

The Groovy List loves Laura Benanti's "Melania Trump"

Groovy Flashback: Sex Stars of 1982

10 Groovy Things to Do in July starring Steve Grand

Friday, July 22, 2016

The Groovy List loves Laura Benanti's plagiarizing "Melania Trump"



The Groovy List is a weekly Top 10 of recommended videos featuring pop culture, politics and gorgeous guys:

Deep Dish Pool Party #179


The rules are simple - each week I feature 10 Dishes of the Day and you get to invite your three favorites over for some wet and wild fun. The five guys who receive the most votes get to stay, and the following week five new Dishes are added to the guest list.

1) Dish #1822
Last Week #1, Week 24, 30 invites out of 205



2) Dish #1937
W2, 29 invites


Dish of the Day #1946: Abs-olutely Fabulous!


Every Monday through Friday a new Dish of the Day is featured. Click here to vote for your three favorite Dishes in this week's Deep Dish Pool Party poll.

Today's Dish is Calum von Moger.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Remembering Garry Marshall and his TV shows



Garry Marshall, who died on Tuesday at age 81, was best known for creating and producing the ABC sitcoms, The Odd Couple (1970-75), Happy Days (1974-84), Laverne & Shirley (1976-83) and Mork & Mindy (1978-82). His other shows include Hey, Landlord (1966-67), Me and the Chimp (1972), The Little People/The Brian Keith Show (1972-74), Blansky's Beauties (1977), Who's Watching the Kids? (1978), Makin' It (1979), Angie (1979-80), Joanie Loves Chachi (1982-83), The New Odd Couple (1982-83) and Nothing in Common (1987). He also wrote episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Joey Bishop Show, The Danny Thomas Show, The Lucy Show, Gomer Pyle, USMC and Love, American Style.

His feature film directing credits include Young Doctors in Love (1982), The Flamingo Kid (1984), Nothing in Common (1986), Overboard (1987), Beaches (1988), Pretty Woman (1990), Frankie and Johnny (1991), Exit to Eden (1994), Dear God (1996), The Other Sister (1999), Runaway Bride (1999), The Princess Diaries (2001), Raising Helen (2004), The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004), Georgia Rule (2007), Valentine's Day (2010), New Year's Eve (2011) and Mother's Day (2016).

Marshall also co-wrote a few movies, including How Sweet It Is! (1968), The Grasshopper (1970), The Flamingo Kid and The Other Sister. And he co-wrote three plays - Shelves (aka Everybody Say "Cheese!"), The Roast (which ran for four performances on Broadway in 1980) and Wrong Turn at Lungfish - as well as the book for Happy Days: A New Musical, which had a National Tour in 2008-09.

As an actor, he appeared in such films as Grand Theft Auto (1977), Lost in America (1985), Soapdish (1991), A League of Their Own (1992, directed by his sister Penny Marshall), Never Been Kissed (1999), Orange County (2002), Keeping Up with the Steins (2006), Race to Witch Mountain (2009) and Life After Beth (2014). His TV acting credits include Blansky's Beauties (in a recurring role as Nancy Walker's employer), Murphy Brown (as network president Stan Lansing in 24 episodes) and the 1997 Showtime movie, The Twilight of the Golds.

Below I've selected some videos to celebrate Garry Marshall's life and career.

Dish of the Day #1945: Abs-olutely Fabulous!


Every Monday through Friday a new Dish of the Day is featured. If you haven't yet voted in last week's Deep Dish Pool Party, choose your three favorite hunks in the sidebar poll.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Dish of the Day #1944: Abs-olutely Fabulous!


Every Monday through Friday a new Dish of the Day is featured. If you haven't yet voted in last week's Deep Dish Pool Party, choose your three favorite hunks in the sidebar poll.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Groovy Music Showdown #70: 2002-03, Round 2


In the 69th Groovy Music Showdown, the following albums from 1962-63 won and will be moving on to Round 3:

Surfin' U.S.A. - The Beach Boys
Please Please Me - The Beatles
Nat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays
Twistin' the Night Away - Sam Cooke
Big Girls Don't Cry and Twelve Others... - The Four Seasons
The Garland Touch - Judy Garland
I'll Cry If I Want To - Lesley Gore
I Could Go On Singing soundtrack
Wives and Lovers - Jack Jones
Breakfast at Tiffany's: Music from the Motion Picture - Henry Mancini
Heat Wave - Martha and the Vandellas
In the Wind - Peter, Paul and Mary
Peter, Paul and Mary
The Barbra Streisand Album
Meet the Supremes
Presenting Dionne Warwick

Now on to our 70th showdown, which takes us back to 2002-03 when the following 32 albums were released:















Groovy Giveaway: Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Prize Pack



Enter for a chance to win an Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Prize Pack!

It’s a huge great bloody movie sweetie!

Fox Searchlight Pictures in association with BBC Films presents

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Appropriate for their big screen debut, Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamour, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London’s trendiest hotspots. Blamed for a major incident at an uber fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi. Fleeing penniless to the glamorous playground of the super-rich, the French Riviera, they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent and live the high life forever more!

Starring Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, Jane Horrocks, June Whitfield, Chris Colfer, Kate Moss, Lulu, Emma Bunton, Robert Webb, Barry Humphries, and Indeyarna Donaldson-Holness. Directed by Mandie Fletcher from an original screenplay by Jennifer Saunders.

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie opens in theaters everywhere July 22!

Five lucky winners will receive an Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Prize Pack including one strand of Mardi Gras beads, one gold lamé hat, one Eddy hand fan, one Patsy hand fan and one mini-poster! To enter to win this Groovy Giveaway, email your name and address to deepdish73@gmail.com. Winners must have a US mailing address, and entries close at midnight on Sunday, July 24 (CST). Good luck sweetie darling!

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Dish of the Day #1943: Abs-olutely Fabulous!


Every Monday through Friday a new Dish of the Day is featured. If you haven't yet voted in last week's Deep Dish Pool Party, choose your three favorite hunks in the sidebar poll.

Today's Dish is Nick Sandell.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Battle of the Movie Stars #58: 1988


The following stars of 2013 (from the 57th Battle) will be moving on to Round 2:

Christian Bale (American Hustle)
Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
Sandra Bullock (Gravity)
Henry Cavill (Man of Steel)
Bradley Cooper (American Hustle)
Judi Dench (Philomena)
Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips)
Tom Hanks (Saving Mr. Banks)
Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)
Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)
Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)
Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave)
Sam Rockwell (The Way, Way Back)
June Squibb (Nebraska)
Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks)

Now on to our 58th battle, which takes us back to 1988 when the following 32 stars graced the silver screen:









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