Friday, July 15, 2016
The Groovy List strips down with Nick Adams and The Skivvies
1) Groovy Music: Nick Adams and The Skivvies
Mr. Adams joins The Skivvies (Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley) at NYC's 54 Below to perform a medley about stars.
2) Groovy Gal #1: Parker Posey
The actress brings Jimmy Fallon a cake to celebrate his 500th episode as the host of The Tonight Show.
3) Groovy Gal #2: Kristen Wiig
The Bachelorette's JoJo Fletcher (Kristen Wiig) is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (Wiig also promotes her new film, Ghostbusters, which opens today).
4) Groovy Gal #3: Judy Kaye
The Tony Award winner (The Phantom of the Opera), who is currently playing Madame Morrible in the Broadway production of Wicked, appears on The Broadway Channel's Role Call.
5) Groovy Gal #4: Reese Witherspoon
The actress celebrates the 15th anniversary of her hit movie, Legally Blonde (which was released on July 13, 2001).
6) Groovy Movie Preview #1: Other People
A young gay man (Jesse Plemons), fresh off a breakup and in the midst of the worst year of his life, returns to Sacramento to care for his dying mother (Molly Shannon). The film will be released on September 9.
7) Groovy Movie Preview #2: Shared Rooms
Written and directed by Rob Williams (Make the Yuletide Gay), this holiday comedy explores the meaning of home and family through three interrelated stories of gay men finding connections during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. It will be screening at the North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in August.
8) Groovy Movie Preview #3: La La Land
This romantic musical comedy-drama stars Ryan Gosling as a jazz musician and Emma Stone as an aspiring actress. The cast also includes John Legend, Finn Wittrock and J. K. Simmons. The film will be released on December 2.
9) Groovy Movie Preview #4: Rules Don't Apply
In Hollywood 1958, an aspiring young actress (Lily Collins) and her ambitious driver (Alden Ehrenreich) struggle with the absurd eccentricities of the infamous Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty), whom they work for. The cast also includes Annette Bening, Candice Bergen, Matthew Broderick, Taissa Farmiga, Ed Harris, Megan Hilty and Martin Sheen. The film will be released on November 23.
10) Groovy Gorgeous Guys: Ian Campayno and Alec Varcas
Mr. Campayno (who is currently appearing in the Off-Broadway jukebox musical, Trip of Love) is a guest on Broadway Briefs, which interviews Broadway's (and Off-Broadway's) hottest stars in their briefs 15 minutes before curtain. I've also included the first episode from 2015 featuring Mr. Varcas (50 Shades the Musical).