Friday, February 17, 2017
The Groovy List worships Christine Baranski, Sally Field & Meryl Streep
The Groovy List is a weekly Top 10 of recommended videos featuring pop culture, politics and gorgeous guys:
1) Groovy Gal: Christine Baranski
The actress, who is starring in The Good Wife spin-off, The Good Fight, on CBS All Access, is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and AOL's BUILD (with co-star Justin Bartha).
2) Groovy Gal: Sally Field
The actress, who is currently starring in the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
3) Groovy Gal: Meryl Streep
The Academy Award-winning actress and LGBTQ icon receives HRC's National Ally for Equality Award on February 11.
4) Groovy Guy: Ricky Martin
The singer is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
5) Groovy TV: Feud: Bette and Joan
The first installment of Ryan Murphy’s FX anthology series begins on March 5 and centers on the legendary rivalry between Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) during the filming of their 1962 film, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
6) Groovy Music: Blondie's "Fun"
Here is the official video of the band's first single from their 11th studio album, Pollinator, which will be released on May 5 (click here to pre-order it).
7) Groovy Music: Tom Goss's "More Than Temporary"
Directed by and featuring Christopher Turner (who appears with his husband, Armistead Maupin), Tom's latest music video tells the story of a young man who sees a future in his fling - and is encouraged by the older same-sex couples he suddenly notices all around him. Click here to purchase his new album, What Doesn't Break.
8) Groovy Music: 2CELLOS' "Moon River"
Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser play "Moon River" from Breakfast at Tiffany's with the London Symphony Orchestra. Click here to pre-order their new album, Score, which will be released on March 17.
9) Groovy TV Flashback: Sammy Davis, Jr. visits All in the Family
On February 19, 1972, the singer appeared as himself in "Sammy's Visit", a memorable episode of the CBS sitcom.
10) Groovy Float: "Bang Bang"
And now for something completely different - here is a float by brothers Umberto and Stefano Cinquini that comments on American politics and gun culture. It is featured this month at the 144-year-old Carnival of Viareggio that is annually held in Viareggio, Italy.