178 posts categorized "AGING"

Jul 08 2014
Many Happy Returns Comments (0)

Nicholas-WintonSir Nicholas Winton with some of the over 600 children he saved during WWII.

This has been around for years, though it's being re-popularized by Lifebuzz. Also, it's so heartwarming it warrants a re-airing. The footage, from 1988, shows British Schindler Sir Nicholas Winton being surprised by a roomful of adults whose lives he saved from the Nazi when they were children.

This video is short, and sweet. Sir Nicholas's life, while sweet, has not been short—he is still alive at age 105...

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Jun 29 2014
Need To Know: Ian McKellen Gets VICIOUS + Amy Adams Is A Trooper + Bush's LGBT Traitors + CEOuting + A Tale Of Two French Bulldogs + MORE! Comments (0)

Tumblr_mmg8ywJjEz1qak3qto1_500Indeed.

*widget boy cultureVicious, with Ian McKellen & Derek Jacobi as 70something lovers, premieres tonight.

*widget boy cultureAnti-LGBT discrimination in long-term care facilities.

*widget boy cultureAmy Adams is a goddamned saint.

*widget boy cultureApproximately 70 douchey gays & lesbians worked directly for George W. Bush.

*widget boy cultureFor some odd reason, Paris Hilton is still alive.

*widget boy culturePresident Obama's pro-LGBT policies go global, come what may.

*widget boy cultureCNBC host accidentally outs glass-closeted Tim Cook, Apple CEO.

*widget boy cultureAuthor & ex-CEO says leaders should come out—being gay is good for business.

*widget boy cultureAbfab Herb Ritts outtake of Madonna a la Carmen Miranda leaks.

*widget boy cultureNew front in the Gaga & Madonna Wars: French bulldog copying.

SiaChoreographer Ryan Heffington, Sia's stand-in

*widget boy cultureSia performs “Chandelier” with NYC Gay Men's Chorus.

*widget boy culturePat Sajak needs to buy a consonant (LGBT?) when it comes to en-gay-gements.

*widget boy culturePrison record for crimes related to bizarre fetish? Perfect GOP candidate.

*widget boy cultureSam Smith wants your (homo)sexuality to be “a normality.”

*widget boy culture140 things you never knew about Twitter. The pager thing is crazy!

*widget boy cultureSen. Kay Hagan (D-North Carolina) leads her rivals in (conservative) poll.

*widget boy cultureFloyd, Virginia, expects dozens or more at 2nd annual Pride march.

*widget boy cultureSteve Grand thumbs his nose at his critics.

Steve-GrandHe ain't all that!

 
Jun 23 2014
Survivor: Hollywood—10 Classic Films' Last Living Actors Comments (0)

Lauren-BacallBacall of the wild

When Carla Laemmle died at 104 this month, the fact that she was the last surviving cast member 6a00d8341c2ca253ef01a511d20dc0970c-550wi(albeit uncredited) of both The Phantom of the Opera (1925) and Dracula (1931) tweaked this obsession I have with checking to see who's still alive from any old movie I'm watching. But reading that Pauline Wagner, Fay Wray's King Kong (1933) stunt double (for four hours), just died last month at 103 really kicked the obsession into overdrive; how fascinating that any human beings are still living from these films, all of which are over 80 years old. (In the case of Phantom, had Carla lived one more year, she would have survived until its ninetieth anniverary.)

Ann Blyth-1She displays real Ann Blyth spirit!

This interest dovetails nicely with my ongoing interest in tracking the last surviving handful of human beings—anywhere from 10 to 14 confirmed—known to have appeared in any way in a silent film.

A short list of survivors from some films of note follows. Please feel free to contribute your thoughts; I know there are many examples of movies with only one big star still living (Maureen O'Hara from Miracle on 34th Street, etc.).

I would also like to figure out what living person is a veteran of the oldest film. Perhaps Lassie Lou, Fay or Baby Peggy (see below) could be candidates.

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Jun 20 2014
Thelma & Louise II Comments (0)

Sarandon-DavisSusan Sarandon, 67, Facebooked this selfie showing her with her Thelma & Louise (1991) co-star Geena Davis, 58. I know they're famous for driving over a cliff full-steam ahead, but when it comes to aging, they've put that shit in reverse!

 
Jun 16 2014
Monday Mentionables: Glenway Wescott Comments (0)

Glenway-Wescott

 
Jun 14 2014
Wrestling With Himself: Pat Patterson Comes Out @ Age 73 Comments (0)

Pat-PattersonThe wrestling great teared up during his come-to-gay-Jesus moment.

1982WrestlingAllStarsPatPattersonWWE legend Pat Patterson has come out as gay during the finale of a reality series. It's a touching speech. He also speaks touchingly of his late partner:

“I lived with that for fifty-some years. I had a friend with me for forty years and I lost him because he had a heart attack and I ended up alone.”

Video after the jump...

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Jun 12 2014
Need To Know: Hollywood's Gayest Marriage + Unshockers + Murky Waters + Hughball + Trips To Vegas & San Francisco + Don't Fear The Creeper + MORE! Comments (0)

Bill haines and CrawfordJimmie Shields & Billie Haines (L to R) with Joan Crawford & hubby Alfred Steele

*widget boy cultureHollywood's all-time happiest couple...were gay.

*widget boy cultureSHOCK: Oregon's school shooter was a right-wing gun nut.

*widget boy cultureSHOCK 2: Person named Crystal Metheney gets arrested for something.

*widget boy cultureMariah Carey's Butterfly beverage.

*widget boy cultureHot, muscled, bearded & shirtless. Mr. Right?

*widget boy cultureAmazing #MYWORLDPRIDE contest.

*widget boy cultureJohn Waters loves hitchhiking, doesn't trust the Pope.

*widget boy cultureHugh Jackman gets shaved.

*widget boy cultureWin a free trip to San Francisco Pride!

*widget boy cultureNominee for Webster's: “Cher-ness.”

*widget boy cultureVia VGL: Models Dominik Bauer & Mariano Ontanon go same-sex for MSGM:

Same-sex-models

*widget boy cultureEric Cantor's legacy: “Economic destruction.” (And it wasn't enough for Teabaggers!)

*widget boy cultureOklahoma Teabagger point-blank endorses stoning gays to death.

*widget boy cultureLea Michele's new BF a recently reformed hustler?

*widget boy cultureLaverne Cox on her documentary, Free Cece.

*widget boy culture35 LGBT-friendliest U.S. cities.

*widget boy cultureLocals rave about Madonna's Detroit visit.

*widget boy cultureGalliano delves into his anti-Semitic rant's roots.

*widget boy cultureCasey Kasem elder-abuse investigation centers on wife.

*widget boy cultureGo to Vegas free, if you win.

*widget boy cultureArtist Larry Clark called out as shallow creeper for latest show.

Larry Clark Jonathan (5) 2014Clark's 2014 work Jonathan (5)

 
Jun 09 2014
Need To Know: Oldest Story In The World + Book Blast + Forecast Calls For SHARKNADO + Race To Condemn Out Celebs + MORE! Comments (0)

Kyle-jones-marge-mccoolMay/December of the following year romance

*widget boy culture91-year-old getting some 31-year-old peen.

*widget boy cultureOklahoma makes it harder to divorce.

*widget boy cultureBowe Bergdahl says he was tortured.

*widget boy cultureKenneth Walsh's book bash = a big blast.

*widget boy cultureSharknado 2: The Second One is nearly here.

*widget boy cultureFour years in, Uber is worth billions.

*widget boy cultureWashington Blade piece calls out black gay celebs with white partners.

*widget boy cultureDetails of Walmart shooting in Vegas.

*widget boy cultureThe Walmart truck driver who almost killed Tracy Morgan.

Tracy_morgan_is_ready_to_make_niceThe driver in the deadly crash was allegedly dozing off.