Friday, January 13, 2017
The Groovy List wouldn't mind a kiss from Andrew Garfield
The Groovy List is a weekly Top 10 of recommended videos featuring pop culture, politics and gorgeous guys:
1) Groovy Singer: Buddy Greco
Mr. Greco, who died Tuesday at age 90, sold over one million records during his long career. Below you can listen to his 1961 song, "Around the World", and watch him perform "The Lady Is a Tramp" with Sammy Davis Jr. on Greco's 1965 TV special, Something Special, and "Hello, Young Lovers" on Playboy After Dark in 1969.
2) Groovy Actor: Tony Rosato
Mr. Rosato, who died Tuesday at age 62, was one of only three performers to be a cast member on both SCTV (1980-81) and Saturday Night Live (1981-82). He also appeared in Bea Arthur's 1983 ABC sitcom, Amanda's, and the 1985-89 Canadian police drama, Night Heat. Below you can watch him as TV chef Marcello Sebastiano in an SCTV sketch, Lou Grant on SNL's Weekend Update, and as Aldo the bellboy on Amanda's.
3) Groovy Vice President: Joe Biden
He deservedly receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama.
4) Groovy First Lady: Michelle Obama
She is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (along with Dave Chappelle, Jerry Seinfeld and Stevie Wonder).
5) Groovy Gal: Cyndi Lauper
The singer makes her Austin City Limits debut on PBS on January 14 with a program of classics and country covers.
6) Groovy Guy: Randy Rainbow
He performs "Tweets, Tweets & Nothing But Tweets" and interviews Barack Obama.
7) Groovy Duo: James Corden and Neil Patrick Harris
Neil challenges James to a riff-off on The Late Late Show to figure out who is truly more Broadway.
8) Groovy Guy: Justin Hartley
The actor discusses his hit NBC series, This Is Us, on AOL's BUILD.
9) Groovy Guy: Andrew Garfield
The actor, who is currently starring in the Martin Scorsese film, Silence, locks lips with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show.
10) Groovy TV Flashback: Dark Shadows
The NBC revival of the gothic soap opera aired its first episode 26 years ago on January 13, 1991, but it was cancelled after only 12 episodes. The series starred Ben Cross, Barbara Steele, Jean Simmons, Michael T. Weiss and a young Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Below you can watch promos for the show and two episodes.