Sophie Tucker

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The Chattanoogan
The Problematic Promise Of ProsperityWho is not in favor of prosperity? No one I know. Singer Sophie Tucker once sai
The Problematic Promise Of Prosperity
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
Who is not in favor of prosperity? No one I know. Singer Sophie Tucker once said, “I’ve been rich, and I’ve been poor, and rich is better.” Even if we can’t relate to the rich part, if given a choice none of us would opt for poor. At the very least,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Volleyball treble for Kelso HighThe success of the Kelso High School volleyball program took another step last
Volleyball treble for Kelso High
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
The success of the Kelso High School volleyball program took another step last month when the school’s boys’ team claimed the NSW Combined High Schools Knockout crown for the third time. IT’S A KNOCKOUT: The two Kelso High volleyball teams which... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Ladies sing the bluesAmy Winehouse in the movie “Amy.” Before she became the chart-topping, Grammy-
Ladies sing the blues
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
Amy Winehouse in the movie “Amy.” Before she became the chart-topping, Grammy-winning, pill-popping artist, Amy Winehouse was just a nice Jewish girl from a suburb in London. She even looked the part. The long angular nose, creamy skin, high... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Generations beat the heat in cool Sanlando watersIn the Marx Brothers' first feature film, "The Cocoanuts" (1929), land-shark Gr
Generations beat the heat in cool Sanlando waters
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
In the Marx Brothers' first feature film, "The Cocoanuts" (1929), land-shark Groucho seeks buyers for lots at Cocoanut Manor — "the biggest development since Sophie Tucker," he proclaims. "Why, it's the most exclusive residential district in... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Jerry Cutler On Film—‘Southpaw’ Isn’t A Knockout, But Gyllenhaal Is; Sophie Tucker CharmsPosted: Friday, July 24, 2015 – 2:58 PM As a film, the latest Antoine Fuqua fi
Jerry Cutler On Film—‘Southpaw’ Isn’t A Knockout, But Gyllenhaal Is; Sophie Tucker Charms
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 11 days ago
Posted: Friday, July 24, 2015 – 2:58 PM As a film, the latest Antoine Fuqua film Southpaw, doesn’t deliver a knockout…but its incredibly talented star, Jake Gyllenhaal, does. Coming after his Oscar-worthy performance in Nightcrawler, Gyllenhaal... Read more
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Bizjournals
‘Pixels,’ ‘Paper Towns,’ ‘Southpaw’ to hit all four quadrants at the box office this weekendElsewhere in the market, Fox attempts to recreate the magic that vaulted “The F
‘Pixels,’ ‘Paper Towns,’ ‘Southpaw’ to hit all four quadrants at the box office this weekend
Bizjournals / Posted 11 days ago
Elsewhere in the market, Fox attempts to recreate the magic that vaulted “The Fault in Our Stars” to a $48 million opening and more than $300 million worldwide with “Paper Towns,” another YA romance from author John Green. Last summer’s surprise hit... Read more
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Women's eNews
'Unexpected' Opens July 24, Don't Miss It(WOMENSENEWS)-- "Unexpected" presents a richly rewarding problem-solving story
'Unexpected' Opens July 24, Don't Miss It
Women's eNews / Posted 12 days ago
(WOMENSENEWS)-- "Unexpected" presents a richly rewarding problem-solving story about two women – Samantha (Cobie Smulders), a married high school teacher, and Jasmine (Gail Bean), her unmarried student – who become pregnant, unexpectedly, at the same... Read more
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The Advocate
Meet the OG Diva Who Paved the Way for Monroe, MidlerYou could call her the Lady Gaga of her time. With her flamboyant costumes, ou
Meet the OG Diva Who Paved the Way for Monroe, Midler
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
You could call her the Lady Gaga of her time. With her flamboyant costumes, outsize personality, undeniable talent, and equal opportunity approach to love, Sophie Tucker (1886-1966) was the greatest diva of the early to mid-20th century — as a... Read more
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Boston Herald
‘Outrageous’ hits high notes of singer Sophie Tucker’s lifeBorn as her family fled persecution in the Ukraine to late 19th century Ameri­c
‘Outrageous’ hits high notes of singer Sophie Tucker’s life
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Born as her family fled persecution in the Ukraine to late 19th century Ameri­ca, Sophie Tucker, nee Sonya Kalish, worked as a child in her orthodox Jewish family’s Connecticut kosher restaurant long enough to know that was not the life for her. The... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Outrageous Sophie Tucker' captures entertainer's star powerShe is all but unknown today, but in 1962, when a poll asked Americans what the
'Outrageous Sophie Tucker' captures entertainer's star power
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
She is all but unknown today, but in 1962, when a poll asked Americans what they thought of when they heard the name "Sophie," 95% answered "Tucker." An easygoing documentary, "The Outrageous Sophie Tucker," is a genial attempt to raise her current... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
I wouldn't Bette on there being a better performer than MidlerShe started off as a gay icon; and the American gay community recognised her ta
I wouldn't Bette on there being a better performer than Midler
Liverpool Echo / Posted 13 days ago
She started off as a gay icon; and the American gay community recognised her talent straight away from day one - they fell in love with her. I flew to the States to find out about this remarkable woman. I went to watch her on Broadway in a revue... Read more
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The Jewish Advocate
Two Jewish women take center stage in new documentaries Suburban mother, vaudeville star have a lot to say Strong Jewish women take
Two Jewish women take center stage in new documentaries
The Jewish Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Suburban mother, vaudeville star have a lot to say Strong Jewish women take center stage in two new documentaries. Superficially it would be easy to compare Mildred Kirschenbaum and Sophie... Read more
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Evening Standard
Bette Midler, O2 Arena review: A sweary seaside postcard made fleshShe commanded her backing singers, The Staggering Harlettes, to “wave to the wa
Bette Midler, O2 Arena review: A sweary seaside postcard made flesh
Evening Standard / Posted 16 days ago
She commanded her backing singers, The Staggering Harlettes, to “wave to the wankers in the luxury seats”, while A Bird In The Hand (Is Worth Two In The Bush) was punctuated with lustfully delivered “Soph” jokes, mostly updated versions of those... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
That's What I Think: God’s plan for poodlesGod did a wonderful thing when He created the dog.OK, liberals, go ahead and se
That's What I Think: God’s plan for poodles
Rolla Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
God did a wonderful thing when He created the dog.OK, liberals, go ahead and send me some letters telling me I’m wrong because: 1.) there is no God, 2.) so he didn’t create the dog, 3.) instead, the first dog evolved from a single cell that 4.)... Read more