Friends of the Gutter Jay Patrick and Kerry Fristoe talk about Burt Reynolds with Christian Devine and Carrie Rickey on the Cinema Shame podcast. “In the first of two episodes dedicated to the Bandit, my guests and I talk about White Lightning, Gator, Smokey and the Bandit, Semi-Tough and Starting Over and just about everything […]
Behold the wonder of Alison Marks’ depiction of Burt Reynolds in a traditional Tlingit painting design! “The cedar paddle depicted the iconic image of a naked Burt Reynolds on a bearskin rug.” (Thanks, Sarah!)
Director, stunt coordinator and stuntman Hal Needham has died. Needham directed Smokey and the Bandit and The Cannonball Run, but he also performed and coordinated stunts in The French Connection II, Three The Hard Way, Chinatown, Our Man Flint, The War Wagon and Blazing Saddles. and in television […]
I’m like a cartoon! I’ll look this way when I’m eighty. I can see it now, people will be rolling me around in a wheelchair and I’ll still have my big hair, nails, my high heels and my boobs stuck out! – Dolly Parton Dolly Parton and Elvis […]
Actor Charles Durning has died. Durning was most famous for his supporting roles in on stage and screen including, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas, Dog Day Afternoon, The Sting, The Muppet Movie, The Hudsucker Proxy, O Brother Where Art Thou? and […]
Elmore Leonard talks hats and adaptations, sometimes both.