Friday, March 24, 2017
The Groovy List takes a trip to Twin Peaks
The Groovy List is a weekly Top 10 of recommended videos featuring pop culture and gorgeous guys:
1) Groovy Guy: Jimmy Breslin
Mr. Breslin, who died Sunday at age 88, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who played a supporting role in the 1978 film, If Ever I See You Again. He appeared (as himself) in Spike Lee's 1999 film, Summer of Sam (in 1977, the Son of Sam killer, David Berkowitz, addressed letters to Breslin, which were used in the movie). And in 1986, he hosted his own late night ABC talk show, Jimmy Breslin's People. Below you can watch Breslin as the host of Saturday Night Live on May 17, 1986, and as a guest on Late Night with David Letterman on July 21, 1986.
2) Groovy TV Reunion: Twin Peaks
Today I received the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, which features a cover story on the upcoming Showtime revival of the 1990-91 cult series. Below you can watch cast members Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, Sherilyn Fenn, Sheryl Lee, Peggy Lipton, Kyle MacLachlan, James Marshall, Everett McGill and Wendy Robie discuss the original series and the revival (which will premiere on May 21).
3) Groovy Movie Reunion: Love Actually
Here is a trailer for the Love Actually reunion featuring Andrew Lincoln, Keira Knightley, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson and other cast members of the 2003 film. The 10-minute reunion film will air tonight on BBC One as part of Red Nose Day (which is a UK fundraising event to benefit impoverished people) and on May 25 as part of NBC's Red Nose Day Special.
4) Groovy Gal: Jane Fonda
The Academy Award-winning actress promotes the third season of her Netflix series, Grace and Frankie, on Ellen.
5) Groovy Gal: Glenn Close
The Tony Award-winning actress, who is currently starring in Sunset Boulevard on Broadway, is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
6) Groovy Gal: Audra McDonald
The Tony Award-winning actress, who plays Madame de Garderobe in the hit film, Beauty and the Beast, is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
7) Groovy Gal: Mary Beth Peil
The actress (Dawson's Creek, The Good Wife), who is currently appearing in the new Broadway musical, Anastasia, is featured on The Broadway Channel's Role Call.
8) Groovy Guys: Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds
The actors, whose new film, Life, opens today, answer the Internet's most searched questions about themselves for WIRED. You can also enjoy Mr. Gyllenhaal's recent appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers.
9) Groovy Guys: Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Jay Armstong Johnson
The actors perform a duet of "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" from The Sound of Music during the 12th Annual Broadway Backwards on March 13.
10) Groovy Guy: Randy Rainbow
He performs his latest song parody, "Kill The Release!"