It’s ten years ago this summer that jazz and pop singer Rosemary Clooney, (George’s dear aunt, and this dude’s mom) died of lung cancer at the age of 74. But a new JCPenney ad is making sure she’s not forgotten.
And like the retailer’s April ad featuring a little-known song by 60s teen pop star Lesley Gore (“Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows”), they’ve dug deep and come up with a lovely find – the […]
Attention all professional (and do-it-yourself) outraged social conservatives! JCPenney is now officially f*cking with you.
We all remember your impassioned pleas to the big-box retailer to drop their tacit endorsement of the homosexual agenda, embodied by their hiring of arch-lesbian Ellen DeGeneres to appear in a series of ads touting the chain’s revolutionary (giggle) new pricing scheme. Not only did they refuse to back down and give the job to someone more appropriate – like Elizabeth […]
Before he was a Monkee, a teenaged Davy Jones originated the role of the Artful Dodger in the musical Oliver!, and even landed himself a Tony nomination when he played the role on Broadway in 1963. But he’ll best be remembered for creating a different kind of role: a model for virtual life-long teen idol-dom. Like all boy bands, the made-for-TV Monkees were an easy target for the scorn of an increasingly […]