Thursday, February 25, 2010

Favorite Quote: On Being Looked Over


Quote:
I believe that it's better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked.

Who Said It:
Mae West

My Thoughts:
This reminds me of some of the best advice I was ever given. Never be offended when you are looked over because the day will come when no one will look.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Legends I've Seen: Stevie Nicks


Legend:
Stevie Nicks

Number of Concerts I've Attended:
One

Iconic Moment:
I love Stevie's solo work: Beauty and the Beast, Leather and Lace, Edge of Seventeen.

But my favorite moment of this concert was when she sang Landslide. That song gets me every time.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Favorite Quote: On Best Advice


Quote:
Don't ever give anybody your best advice, because they're not going to follow it.

Who Said It:
Jack Nicholson

My Thoughts:
Huh? Sorry. I wasn't paying attention.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Aegis Foundation Hosts Official Oscar Party in Minneapolis



The 17 year Minneapolis tradition of hosting an Academy sanctioned Oscar party continues this year and the Aegis Foundation is the official host.

While movie stars walk the red carpet in Hollywood, Twin Cities party-goers will receive red carpet-commentary from FM107’s Lori & Julia and writer Michael Rivers.



After the excitement of the red carpet, KSTP's own John Hanson & Elizabeth Ries from "Twin Cities Live" will emcee the event.



Oscar Night 2010 is an ideal evening out for film aficionados, fashion fanatics, and for everyone who’d like to indulge in an exciting Hollywood-themed evening. All for a great cause.

One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event are divided between two organizations: The Smile Network and Reclaim.

Visit the Aegis Foundation to get your tickets!

Friday, February 12, 2010

Happy Valentine's Day Weekend


Have a great Valentine's Day Weekend.

If you have a sweetheart, enjoy!

If not, celebrate with friends!

(I'll be with Cupid.)

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Favorite Quote: On Bitches


Quote:
I love playing bitches. There's a lot of bitch in every woman - a lot in every man.

Who Said It:
Joan Crawford

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Legends I've Seen: Carol Channing


Legend:
Carol Channing

Number of Concerts I've Attended:
One.

Iconic Moment:
The entire audience singing "Hello, Dolly" to Carol as she recreated the play's staircase scene.

She's played the role of Dolly over 5,000 times on Broadway and on tour.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Michael Rivers Enters the Dragulator



Season two of RuPaul's Drag Race has started. Described as "another season of outrageously talented and stunning drag queens fighting for the title of America's next drag superstar!"

To celebrate the new season, the Logo channel has created the Dragulator. Upload a photo and create your own drag image!

Enter the Dragulator here, if you dare!

Friday, February 5, 2010

Favorite Quote: On Cultural Phenomenon


Quote:
It's hard to make a cultural phenomenon every time.

Who Said It:
John Travolta

My Thoughts:
I'd have to agree with you, John. Battlefiend Earth was no Grease.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Michael Rivers on Deep Dish


This month, the pop culture blog Deep Dish started a new series called Groovy Reader of the Month.

I was thrilled to be chosen as the first Groovy Reader. EVER!

Marc, the blog's writer, asked me five groovy questions and I hope I provided entertaining answers.

Stop by the blog, check out my answers and say hello to Marc!

Thanks to Deep Dish for asking me to be their first!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Shear Genius Season Three Debuts


Bravo's creative hair-styling competition series Shear Genius is back for its third season with a whole new look.

International model and handbag designer Camila Alves makes her hosting debut alongside new series judge Jonathan Antin, celebrity stylist and former star of Bravo's hit series Blow Out. Famed stylist Kim Vo returns as a judge for his second season, and new to the series, accomplished stylist Orlando Pita adds his voice of expertise as mentor to the contestants.

Shear Genius has gone international for the first time ever and after combing the world in search of top stylists, Bravo has assembled 12 remarkably talented individuals who will raise the level of competition as never seen before.

The winner will receive $100,000 in prize money furnished by Nexxus Salon Hair Care, an apprenticeship with Nexxus and the chance to style hair for an Allure magazine photo shoot.

Shear Genius SEASON 3 PREMIERE Wednesday 2/3 @ 10/9c: