EXCLUSIVE: Christmas in April? Why not — if it’s got Dick Van Dyke and Valerie Harper? Here’s a sneak peek at their new short film Merry Xmas, which is set to unwrap, er, unspool at the Tribeca Film Festival next month. Glenne Headly and Matthew Modine co-star in director Boman Modine’s comic look at how the holidays can be murder. Show More Summary
Dick Van Dyke has signed a memoir deal with Weinstein Books. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the nonfiction book, entitled Keep Moving: And Other Tips About Old Age, will be released on December 13, 2015. The publication date was...Show More Summary
An enormous family fight has erupted over 2 of the most iconic TV theme songs in HISTORY.A dude named Earle Hagen wrote the opens for "The Andy Griffith Show" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show." It doesn't matter how old you are... you know these…
As I kid, I went through a phase where I watched “Mary Poppins,” starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, on a very, very regular basis. Mary Poppins was everything. Sassy, smart, opinionated, matter-of-fact, imaginative and beautiful. Come to think of it, my management style — “ruling with an iron fist of flowers,” as I [...]
Eva Longoria strikes a pose while attending the 2014 Princess Grace Awards Gala held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Wednesday (October 8) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 39-year-old actress was joined at the event by Oscar Isaac, Odeya Rush, Lana Parrilla, Zendaya, Jane Lynch, Tippi Hedren, and Geena Davis. PHOTOS: Check out the [...]
I know there are no new ideas under the sun, and television is built around the very concept of recycling proven concepts. It went from finding the “New Dick Van Dyke Show” to finding the “New Mary Tyler Moore Show” o finding the “New Friends,” and so on down the family tree of history. Show More Summary
The veteran publicist whose clients included Anthony Hopkins, Dick Van Dyke and Faye Dunaway, died September 15 at his Pacific Palisades home after a brief illness. Bob Palmer was 85. Through his Bob Palmer Public Relations, he alsoShow More Summary
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There comes a point in every life where your dreams are run over by the steamroller of reality. For me, it was the idea of a home that looked like something out of "The Dick Van Dyke Show." Over the years, I hoarded vintage everything...Show More Summary
A pretty great set until the 21st Century, which, um, might be the joke. Burgess Meredith, Dick Van Dyke, Vincent Price, Gene Wilder, Kyle McLachan, Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum. [via Kottke] (more…)
Back in February, Smug Mode chose American counterparts for all of Doctor Who's past incarnations. We're talking Dick Van Dyke as the 2nd Doctor, Gene Wilder for the 4th Doctor, and Donald Glover as the 11th Doctor. Here's a nicely done faux 50th anniversary video celebrating those Doctors: (via @moth) Tags: Doctor Who parody TV video
Over at Boy Culture, Matt Rettenmund has compiled another of his exhaustive rankings - this time taking a look at the "100 Most Memorable Guest Spots On Golden Girls." Dick Van Dyke, Ruby Dee, Cesar Romero, and many lesser known but still fascinating personalities make the list. I found the Star Trek tidbit the most interesting. Hit the link and lose your morning.
Tonight, in a first-ever joint interview, the talented father-son duo Carl Reiner and Rob Reiner joins me on PBS. The elder -- a 12-time Emmy-winning TV pioneer who counts among his creations The Dick Van Dyke Show, one of the most famous...Show More Summary
Friday's headlines also include Daniel Radcliffe, Old 97's and 'Reading Rainbow.'
It seems that before comedy legend Carl Reiner helped create the Dick Van Dyke Show and helping launch Steve Martin's career with The Jerk, he dabbled in poetry. On Arsenio Tuesday night, Reiner staged the TV debut of a poem he wrote in 1942, "Ode to the Buttocks Bountiful." It's pretty much what it sounds like — he likes big butts and he cannot lie. Show More Summary
Long before The Dick Van Dyke Show signed off in 1966, Carl Reiner knew he had a classic on his hands,
Dick Van Dyke isn't convinced there are hidden sexual images in classic Disney flicks -- so, he'd really be shocked by a Disney World crapper... where 2 giant phalluses have popped up.Seriously... you can hardly call these things hidden.
EXCLUSIVE: The 88-year-old TV legend has signed for a guest stint on the series about a group of mail detectives in the Dead Letter Office who will deliver every last lost and dead letter to its rightful owner just when the recipient needs it most. Show More Summary
It is one of the great British films, superbly made and tremendously powerful, so it is not surprising that Zulu, released 50 years ago, takes a close interest in social class. A key secondary theme in the film is the uneasy relationship between the two lieutenants leading the defence of the mission station at Rorke's [...]
"Winds in the east, mist coming in, like something is brewin', about to begin... Can't put me finger on what lies in store, but I fear what's to happen, all happened before." First uttered on screen by Dick Van Dyke in 1964, those words are whispered again by the unlikely voice of Colin Farrell as Saving Mr. Show More Summary