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Articles Tagged “Golden Girls”

  • GOLDEN GIRLS TURNS 30 YEARS OLD: How the show progressed Feminism, Gay Rights, Race & Disabilities

    Picture it: Hollywood, 1985. The first episode of The Golden Girls airs, introducing the world to Blanche Devereaux, Rose Nylund, Sophia Petrillo, and Dorothy Zbornak. The show attracted more than 25 million viewers, becoming the highest-rated program of the week and consistently ranked in the top 10 sitcoms during its run. Over the course of seven seasons, the show racked up 68 Emmy nominations, 11 wins, and is one of only 4 shows in TV history whose principal actors all won Emmys for their roles. Despite Hollywood’s obsession with youth, The Golden Girls is still beloved by audiences thirty years after its premiere.

  • The Golden Girls on Marriage Equality

    Sophia Petrillo puts the need and desire for marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples in a very astute yet simple way.

  • Super Golden Friends – Superheros Get the Golden Girls Treatment

    What happens when four superfriends retire and move to Miami to share a ranch style home?

  • Betty White Raps ‘I’M STILL HOT’ w/ Luciana (Official Video)

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Betty White raps with electro dance artist Luciana, in their new music video “I’m Still Hot”. You’ll see break dancing, muscle boys and a boa constrictor all working for a good cause – A portion of the net proceeds benefit the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association. The song is available for download on iTunes.

  • Fierth iON interview with JACKIE BEAT

    HTTP://FIERTH.COM – Fierth.com recently had the pleasure of picking the brain of legendary Drag-comedienne Jackie Beat who’s been treating audiences to her shock and awe shows for many years. Jackie has toured with Roseanne Barr, and collaborated on special material for the likes Rosie O’Donnell and Jennifer Coolidge; She’s appeared in countless TV shows (Sex and the City), movies like Grief, Wigstock The Movie, Flawless, Adam & Steve, and shined in Off-Broadway hits “Valley of the Dolls” &”Tell-Tale!” and has written and produced her own shows like “whatever happened to Busty Jane” She has been named Best Drag Queen by New York Press and Best Live Performance by HX Magazine. Jackie is also a columnist, lead singer for the electro-rock band, Dirty Sanchez, and the subject of the documentary film My Name is Jackie Beat including commentary from Joan Rivers, Margaret Cho, and Roseanne.

  • In Pictures: Thank You For Being A Friend

    The Golden Girls are BACK ! – THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND runs June 13 – July 26, Sundays at 8pm. The Kraine Theater is located at 85 East 4th Street (between 2nd & 3rd Aves — accessible from the F train at 2nd Ave). Tickets are $20, available at 212-352-3101 or http://spincyclenyc.com

  • (video)  Heavy Metal Betty White sends up Golden Girls on SNL

    (video) Heavy Metal Betty White sends up Golden Girls on SNL

    This week’s SNL digital short threatened to be a touching moment, as various current and former cast members came together to honor host Betty White by sitting her down and singing the classic Golden Girls “thank you for being a friend” theme song – until White herself stated that she preferred the heavy metal version and quickly turned the short into a violently bloody affair in which Betty was sporting a ski mask.

  • Golden Girls’ Rue McClanahan Suffers Stroke

    Golden Girls’ Rue McClanahan Suffers Stroke

    Golden Girl Rue McClanahan has suffered what her rep terms a “minor” stroke while recovering from heart bypass surgery.  Read more here Let’s hope this Golden Girl is back in the pink as soon as possible.

  • The Golden Girls on Marriage Equality

    The Golden Girls on Marriage Equality

    Sophia Petrillo puts the need and desire for marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples in a very astute yet simple way.

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