Orange Is The New Black Set to the Golden Girls Theme Is Perfect

Okay, listen Regina Spektor, vocal artist behind the theme song for hit Netflix show Orange is the New Black. I like you. I like you a lot. But you're going to have to step aside, because this new intro credit mashup with the Golden Girls theme song someone on YouTube made is just too good. » 9/14/14 3:58pm 9/14/14 3:58pm

More Retirees Are Opting to Live Like Golden Girls

Say you're getting older and rattling around a big house by yourself has lost its appeal, but you'd rather gnaw off your own wrist than retire to a nursing home. What are your options? Well, many women are now opting for a set-up straight out of Golden Girls. » 6/16/14 3:40pm 6/16/14 3:40pm

That Time the Golden Girls Cast Performed Live for Queen Elizabeth

It turns out that Queen Elizabeth II was a huge Golden Girls fan, and back in 1988 the cast gave a command performance for her live on a London stage. Betty White recently discussed the experience during a Reddit AMA. » 4/29/14 2:40pm 4/29/14 2:40pm

Golden Girls Legos Are the Best Presents That Don't Exist (Yet)

Think of all the hilarious scenarios you could create with a Lego version of The Golden Girls kitchen. You could even start a Lego Golden Girls web series about how the gals all got trapped Childsplay-style in their Lego avatars, and now terrorize unsuspecting children with clever quips about being old. » 12/22/13 6:00pm 12/22/13 6:00pm

There's an Awesome 'Golden Girls' Dollhouse for Sale

Thank you for being a friend, Etsy. A seller on the online marketplace has created a scale model of 6151 Richmond Street, aka, the Devereaux, Zbornak, Nylund, and Petrillo residence. Check out pictures of the detail-oriented play set. » 8/01/13 4:30pm 8/01/13 4:30pm

This Is What a Comic Book's Brain Looks Like on Golden Girls

In honor of the annual summer glut of superhero movies, take a moment to watch what is probably Hollywood's grand, forty-year plan for its superhero characters — a Golden Girls-themed superhero movie that collects all the old superheroes for one last witticism-fueled romp. Think of it sort of like the Avengers only… » 7/09/12 11:15pm 7/09/12 11:15pm

President Obama Demands to See Betty White's Birth Certificate in the…


Today is Betty White's 90th birthday, and NBC aired "A Tribute to America's Golden Girl" last night in her honor. As part of the festivities, our nation's charmer-in-chief, Barack Obama, sent a heart-melting and hilarious video greeting in which he says he doesn't believe she could possibly be 90 and asks to see her… » 1/17/12 9:15pm 1/17/12 9:15pm

Betty White's Life, By The Numbers

America loves Betty White — and this chart clearly explains how and when your love affair began with the actress along her lengthy career. (Can all agree that if America had to pick one woman to be our collective Grandmother, it would be Betty?) It's interesting to see the 89-year-old's career highlights spread out… » 11/09/11 3:50pm 11/09/11 3:50pm

Are Friends The New Husbands?

We recently learned that women are outliving not only their husbands, but their bank accounts as well. As you climb the aging beanpole, longstanding friends can make a major difference in your life, perhaps even more so than your ol' husband. And, as it turns out, some friendships get better with age. » 6/21/11 12:50pm 6/21/11 12:50pm

Man Responsible For Golden Girls Theme Passes Away

Andrew Gold, whose work includes "Thank You For Being A Friend," "Lonely Boy," and 70s singles "Do Wah Diddy" and "Never Let Her Slip Away," passed away on Friday of a heart attack. He was 59. Fun facts: he collaborated with Art Garfunkel on "I Only Have Eyes For You" and his cover of the Mad About You theme was the… » 6/07/11 9:45am 6/07/11 9:45am

Bea Arthur's Secret Past As A Truck-Driving Marine

In 1943, when she was 21 and known as Bernice Frankel, Bea Arthur enlisted in the military. Recently unearthed documents reveal she came across as a tough broad, even then. » 12/10/10 12:21pm 12/10/10 12:21pm

114-Year-Old Texas Woman Crowned World's Oldest Living Person

Jacksonville, Texas' Eunice G. Sanborn, 114, is believed to be the oldest living person since yesterday's death of Eugenie Blanchard, also 114. In April, Sanborn told an interviewer that she loves life and has "no complaints." » 11/05/10 7:20pm 11/05/10 7:20pm

The Kinship Of Betty And Joan (The Other Ones)

I was really interested to see if, on her Emmy fashion-takedown "Fashion Police," Joan Rivers would critique Betty White, that other Hollywood grande dame of 2010. » 9/02/10 3:02pm 9/02/10 3:02pm

OMG: Golden Girls Nesting Dolls

File this under "Why did this not already exist?" and also "Why is this not in my house, now": Golden Girls Nesting Dolls by Ginger Williams. Obviously, Dorothy's the tallest. » 8/18/10 2:35pm 8/18/10 2:35pm

Living Goddess Gets Raise

Nepal has increased the monthly stipend it gives its "living goddess," or Kumari Devi, believed to be the bodily incarnation of the deity Taleju, in accordance with inflation. 5-year-old Matina Shakya will now receive 7,500 rupees. [Reuters] » 7/01/10 2:40pm 7/01/10 2:40pm

Rue McClanahan's Apartment Full Of Sexy Secrets

The best part about Rue McClanahan's apartment — which she was about to sell before she died and is featured in the real estate section of The New York Times — is not the spice rack/secret passageway. It's better: » 6/11/10 12:00pm 6/11/10 12:00pm