Posts tagged "golden girls"

Five Dating Tips From Dorothy Zbornak

I used to dog sit for two of the cutest pups in the whole world.Their owners gave me strict instructions to always leave the TV on, set to Lifetime, whenever I left them alone. Without fail, when I’d come back, I’d find the dogs lying on the rug together, holding paws and watching the “Golde…

Simcha / April 27, 2009

Bea Arthur, Television’s Ballsiest Broad

Bea Arthur passed away over the weekend at the age of 86. Sadness. Everything I needed to know about scathing wit I learned from Dorothy Zbornak, who was my constant companion on TV throughout kidhood. “The Golden Girls” were funny and fierce, not letting age get in the way of a good time. The ladie…

Deborah Stein / April 27, 2009

Bea Arthur: Thanks For Being A Friend

Bea Arthur, best known for her roles as Dorothy on “The Golden Girls” and Maude on “Maude,” died at the age of 86 on Saturday after battling cancer. Her uniquely hilarious contribution to comedy and her place in women’s entertainment history won’t be forgotten and will live on (in syndication). Give our best to Estelle…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 27, 2009

Our 10 Favorite Friendship Songs

True friends understand you best and offer a solution or just a strong shoulder when life is at its worst. And they’re usually the first to celebrate with you when life is wonderful. But unfortunately, most songs are about trials of the heart not friendship. So we put together a list of our favorite friendshi…

Annika Harris / October 8, 2008

The Daily Hotness: Estelle Getty

Estelle Getty, best known for playing Sophia on The Golden Girls passed away this morning at 84. Since Estelle was practically the patron saint of sassiness, we are extremely sad.

Even though she played perhaps the most memorable character on the show, Estelle had to audition three times before getting the part for…

Catherine Strawn / July 22, 2008

Quote Of The Day: Rue McClanahan Admires Blanche

“Blanche is a role model. She’s free. She follows her own rules and moves to her own drummer. She had a wonderful, optimistic outlook. She was sort of like Scarlett O’ Hara, saying, ‘Oh, well, tomorrow is another day.’” — Rue McClanahan on The Golden Girls’ Blanche Devereaux…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 14, 2008

Quick Pic: The Golden Girls Get An Award

Betty White, Bea Arthur, and Rue McClanahan accept the TV Land pop culture award. Where’s Sophia? [Los Angeles, 6/8/08]…

The Frisky / June 9, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Aging Gracefully, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy’s Husband, and Ivana Trump’s Wedding

Life lesson from The Golden Girls: Socializing with friends and family can improve cognition and might prevent dementia in older women, according to a study in The American Journal of Public Health. [Medical News Today]…

Catherine Strawn / June 4, 2008
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