Invite your favorite hunks to the DEEP DISH Pool Party!

Battle of the Movie Stars #51: 1960

The Groovy List celebrates Gregory Harrison's birthday

The 70th Annual Tony Award nominations

10 Groovy Things to Do in May starring Well-Strung

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Groovy Music Showdown #63: 1988-1989, Round 2


In the 62nd Groovy Music Showdown, the following albums from 2000-01 won and will be moving on to Round 3:

The Full Monty Original Broadway Cast Recording
Josh Groban
Songs from the West Coast - Elton John
Love Makes the World - Carole King
Invincible Summer - k.d. lang
Music - Madonna
Sound Loaded - Ricky Martin
Bette - Bette Midler
Fever - Kylie Minogue
Moulin Rouge! Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film
No Strings Attached - NSYNC
Little Sparrow - Dolly Parton
Can't Take Me Home - Pink
Missundaztood - Pink
Reveal - R.E.M.
Swing When You're Winning - Robbie Williams

Now on to our 63rd showdown, which takes us back to 1988-89 when the following 32 albums were released:















Dish of the Day #1908: Boys in the Sand Week


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 Nathan McCallum.

Monday, May 30, 2016

1980s Music Challenge #6: "Bizarre Love Triangle" by New Order



My friend Helaine Miller nominated me on Facebook to do this challenge, and I thought it would be fun to share it here on DEEP DISH. So for seven days, I will be posting a favorite song from the 1980s AND nominating someone new to accept the challenge (today's lucky couple is Pat Dwyer and Stephen Mosher).

My sixth groovy tune of the 1980s is "Bizarre Love Triangle" from New Order's fourth studio album, Brotherhood. It was released on November 3, 1986, but did not appear on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Battle of the Movie Stars #51: 1960


The following stars of 2000 (from the 50th Battle) will be moving on to Round 2:

Christian Bale (American Psycho)
Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot)
Sandra Bullock (Miss Congeniality)
Ellen Burstyn (Requiem for a Dream)
Jennifer Coolidge (Best in Show)
John Cusack (High Fidelity)
Judi Dench (Chocolat)
Tom Hanks (Cast Away)
Ed Harris (Pollock)
Kate Hudson (Almost Famous)
Hugh Jackman (X-Men)
Leslie Jordan (Sordid Lives)
Laura Linney (You Can Count on Me)
Bette Midler (Isn't She Great)
Julia Roberts (Erin Brockovich)
Patrick Stewart (X-Men)

Now on to our 51st battle, which takes us back to 1960 when the following 32 stars graced the silver screen:









Dish of the Day #1907: Boys in the Sand Week


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.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

1980s Music Challenge #5: "It's My Life" by Talk Talk



My friend Helaine Miller nominated me on Facebook to do this challenge, and I thought it would be fun to share it here on DEEP DISH. So for seven days, I will be posting a favorite song from the 1980s AND nominating someone new to accept the challenge (today's lucky person is Jimmy Donahue).

My fifth groovy tune of the 1980s is "It's My Life" from Talk Talk's second studio album, It's My Life. It was released on January 13, 1984, and reached #31 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

1980s Music Challenge #4: "Tainted Love" by Soft Cell



My friend Helaine Miller nominated me on Facebook to do this challenge, and I thought it would be fun to share it here on DEEP DISH. So for seven days, I will be posting a favorite song from the 1980s AND nominating someone new to accept the challenge (today's lucky person is Dan Hunter).

My fourth groovy tune of the 1980s is "Tainted Love" from Soft Cell's debut album, Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret. It was released in the US on January 16, 1982, and reached #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Friday, May 27, 2016

The Groovy List celebrates Gregory Harrison's 66th birthday



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

1980s Music Challenge #3: "I Melt With You" by Modern English



My friend Helaine Miller nominated me on Facebook to do this challenge, and I thought it would be fun to share it here on DEEP DISH. So for seven days, I will be posting a favorite song from the 1980s AND nominating someone new to accept the challenge (today's lucky person is Kenneth M. Walsh).

My third groovy tune of the 1980s is "I Melt With You" from Modern English's second album, After the Snow. It was released on August 2, 1982, and reached #78 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Deep Dish Pool Party #171


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 #1899
Week 2, 34 invites out of 160



2) Dish #1901: Chris Ryan
W2, 24 invites


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