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A few emails have landed in the inbox lately asking about Katie Holmes doing a topless scene. Well from what I've been able dig up...yes, it's true! Look for her in "The Gift". It's set for a limited release in on Dec 20th, with a larger release Jan 19th.

For those interested in more than just the goodies:
Directed By Sam Raimi, written by Billy Bob Thornton, and staring a big name cast including: Cate Blanchett, Gary Cole, Greg Kinnear, Giovanni Ribisi, Hillary Swank, and of course, none other that the master thespian himslef, Sir Keanu Reeves.

A few words from Sleuth....

A coupla procedural matters first: Jr. said in yesterday's FH that he "has no idea" who Susan Holmes is {the final link in the edition}. Well, despite her trashy look and lousy boob job, she used to be a major supermodel {I made her my #17 pick in "The 25 Sexiest Women of 1996" issue}, who was under contract to the prestigious Elite agency. But she always had an eye for rock's bad boys, and wound up marrying Guns 'N Roses bassist Duff McKagan {they're still hitched, as far as I know}. So that's why she looks "like a stripper" to Jr.

The recent pap(arazzi) shot of Liz Hurley with breast fallout, was captioned: "Oh, and she's also kissing some other girl." Actually, that other girl is Elle Macpherson...

And finally a request and challenge for your experts: I'm currently compiling my next "Women of Fantasy," which will finally include an oft-requested section on Dr. Who's "Companion Pieces" {original, huh?}. I have a number of the "assistants" nude, but could use help in getting scans of the following {I'll supply the tip, perhaps they can supply the nip}: Wendy "Zoe" Padbury had a brief topless scene {one breast bared} in the 1970 horror flick, The Blood on Satan's Claw. They should try to get either the uncut version, or the DVD, because some only show Linda Hayden's nudity.

Also, Deborah "Victoria" Watling had a nude scene in bed with David Essex {of "Rock On" fame} in the 1974 feature, That'll Be the Day {that I die, after seeing Ringo's bare "bum" in the same film}. And lastly, while I have captured Mary "Romana" Tamm's brief butt and side breast from 1973's Tales That Witness Madness, they are not as sharp as I'd like {Sleuth has standards, y'know!}. So if you expert scanners can capture any of these three nude scenes of former "Companions" in the next two weeks or so, it would add immeasurably to the tribute. And for extra credit: Preserve for posterity Daphne Ashbrook {who starred as the companion in the 1996 TV movie intended to resurrect the series}, who had a topless lovemaking scene with Michael Pare in 1991's Sunset Heat {not to mention a "love child" with Lorenzo Lamas!}. And for extra extra credit: On what late, lamented TV series did Daphne's brother star? Again, thanks in advance to all...


"Mansfield Park" (1999)

Mansfield Park (1999) is a BBC production based on the novel of the same name by Jane Austin. It was adapted for the screen and directed by Patricia Rozema who showed a great knowledge of and respect for Jane Austin in her approach. The novel was told as a series of letters, which, of course, is not especially conducive to a screen play. The job was even tougher in that the words are the real joy of Austin's work, but with a wonderful development of characters through the words.

Set at the beginning of the 19th century, it is the story of a poor young girl who is given by her mother to rich relatives, with the hope that she will live a better life, and to have one less mouth to feed at home. The girl, Fanny Price, arrives at Mansfield Hall, only to find out that she is not "just visiting," and that she is to be nearly a servant, and is looked down upon by the other members in the house, including her distant cousins, Maria and Julia, who are about her age. She is sharp by nature, with a gift for writing, and makes great use of her surroundings to grow into the brightest of the girls, and becomes a power in the household. Maria marries a dolt of a neighbor, but really wants Henry, a womanizing but dashing guest at the manor. His sister Mary sets her sites on Maria and Julia's brother Edmund, whom Fanny has loved since the moment she met him.

Henry declares his love for Fanny, but Fanny doesn't trust him, and her heart belongs to another. When he asks the head of the house for her hand, Thomas tries to force Fanny to marry Henry. When she refuses, Thomas sends her home to her mother. Eventually, she is brought back to help with a family crisis. The eldest son has fallen seriously ill, and she nurses him back to health. Meanwhile, she catches the Married Maria in bed with her devoted Henry, proving what she suspected all along about him. Henry and Maria run of together, creating a huge scandal. While the family is "old money," they are trying to maintain their status by engaging in the slave trade. I will leave the conclusion for you to discover.

In fleshing out the character of Fanny, Rozema borrowed heavily on Jane Austin's life, and even used some of her earliest writings as Fanny's work. Her Fanny is bright, quick witted, with a "tongue that cuts sharper than a guillotine." She is also beautiful, kind, and moral. The book should have been named Fanny Price, not Mansfield Park. Rozema tried to focus on characters, rather then on period dress and sets, but she did not overlook the production's artistic aspects, and created a very attractive film. I am not huge on period character driven dramas, but Fanny was so appealing, and played so well by Frances O'Conner, that I was won over. Fanny was played by three actresses at different ages, and all three did credit to the role. The exposure is from Victoria Hamilton as Maria, when she is discovered in bed with Henry by Fanny. If you liked Emma, you will love this one. The critics are enthusiastic (Berardinelli, 3 stars, and Ebert, 4), and IMDB readers have it at a very respectable 7.8/10. The theatrical release maxed at 132 screens, and the US gross was $4.74m. I hope they become profitable with the video sales.

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  • Victoria Hamilton (1, 2, 3)
  • Johnny Web (Uncle Scoopy)

    Chasers (1994) is the grade-b comic flip side of The Last Detail. Unlike last detail, this one is pure fluff, but from our special perspective, Erika Eleniak takes over the Randy Quaid role. If you hadn't noticed, she's a bit better lookin' than Randy, and she hauled out the triple d's for this role.

    Gone in 60 Seconds (2000), the usual mindless summer blockbuster filled with explosions and car chases. The only nudity was an anonymous extra.

    Trois (2000). I had high hopes for this one. It was touted as the first slick erotic thriller with an all-black cast, including a former Miss USA, Kenya Moore, and it comes complete with an NC-17 rating. As it turns out, it has a decent plot, but almost no sex or nudity, although the situations and dialogue are raunchy.

    Today's stuff:

  • Erika Eleniak in "Chasers" (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

  • Gretchen Palmer in"Trois" (1, 2)

  • Kenya Moore in"Trois" (1, 2)

  • Somebody in "Gone in 60 Seconds"

    Tom Cat Euro Videos:

  • The Cramps, "Like a Bad Girl Should"

  • Marc Lavoine"L'amour de 30 secondes" (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

  • Imagination"Instinctual" (1, 2, 3)
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    Comments by Brainscan:
    I read Charlie's lament on his site this week that there is no magazine publishing pics of nekkid French celebs. He remembers the day of Lui and so do I. Figured I would send in some of the best that classic publication had to offer, starting today.

    Anais Jeanneret
    (1, 2, 3, 4)

    Sophie Duez
    (1, 2)

    Anais Jeanneret and Sophie Duez are about the same generation of French starlets and they look very similar in face and body. Not a complaint, mind you; just a fact.

    Candice Hillebrand

    Clyda Mason

    Now for something more current and closer to home (my home, that is). Candice Hillebrand, about whom I new nothing before logging onto the IMDB. Seems she was born in South Africa and was a child actress in the 80's and 90's. She has apparently grown up well since then. And might I suggest we make it an act of Congress that all potential celebs eat and drink the same things as she did.

    Moving back in time, we end with Clyda Mason, another of the classic pin-up girls, whose credentials to be pinned up are obvious.

    Goldie Hawn
    (1, 2)

    Kate Hudson
    (1, 2)

    From PicCap, one of the masters of paparazzi are Kate and Goldie both going topless at the beach.
    Maren Gingeleit Full frontal nudity in scenes from "Einer geht noch".

    Minh-Khai Phan-Thi Not exactly what I would call a very German sounding name, or German looking celeb for that matter. But sho' nuff, she is! Vidcaps of actress and VJ in topless scenes from "Gehetzt-Der Tod im Sucher".

    Mira Bartuschek Topless 'caps from "Einladung zum Mord".

    Sarah Lassez The Canadian actress in full frontal scenes from "The Blackout".

    Stephanie Gossger Far off, but full frontal shower scene from "Einer geht noch".
    and ...
    Caroline Barclay
    (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
    7 scans by Pushé with varying degrees of nudity. My money is on #1 for best of the bunch.

    Karen Elson
    (1, 2)
    From his holiness, Jimmy the Saint. Two scans of the popular model including a full frontal (#1), and a not so full frontal (#2).

    Gretchen Mol Lingerie 'caps of Ms. Mol in scenes from "The Last Time I Committed Suicide".

    Adele Silva From one of the nutty British tabloids. I guess the lesson to be learned is this: If you are a celebrity and live in, or even visit Europe...expect your picture to be taken and published if you ever remove any clothing while at the beach. Brits may know Adele from the series "Emmerdale".

    Marie-Christine Barrault Excellent vidcaps of the French actress featuring topless exposure, by Touch. Unfortunately, I'm at a loss when it comes to the title of the movie. (Sorry gang, I flunked French Cinema 101. It seems that the prof wasn't too thrilled when I wrote in my final essay..."All French movies star Gérard Depardieu, and are either about the French revolution, or smoking cigarettes")

    Asia Argento Superb collage by Dann from "B Monkey". Sure, we've seen 'caps from this movie before, but I guess I'm a sucker for hot, tattooed nekkid chicks.

    Alexandra Schalaudek Shower scene with bum and boob views from "Der Kuß meiner Schwester", by Slarti.
    The Funnies by Number 6
    Political humor:
  • Voting Dog
  • Counting the ballots
  • Judge Saul's reply
  • "No Ruling"
  • The New Air Force One
  • Legal Pad

    A few Jokes...


    1. How many men does it take to open a beer?
    None. It should be opened by the time she brings it.

    2. Why is a Laundromat a really bad place to pick up a woman?
    Because a woman who can't even afford a washing machine will probably never be able to support you.

    3. Why do women have smaller feet than men?
    It's one of those "evolutionary things" that allows them to stand closer to the kitchen sink.

    4. How do you know when a woman is about to say something smart?
    When she starts her sentence with "A man once told me . . ."

    5. How do you fix a woman's watch?
    You don't. There is a clock on the oven.

    6. Why do men fart more than women?
    Because women can't shut up long enough to build up the required pressure.

    7. If your dog is barking at the back door and your wife is yelling at the front door, whom do you let in first?
    The dog, of course. He'll shut up once you let him in.

    8. What's worse than a Male Chauvinist Pig?
    A woman that won't do what she's told.

    9. I married Miss Right.
    I just didn't know her first name was "Always."

    10. I haven't spoken to my wife for 18 months
    I don't like to interrupt her.

    11. What do you call a woman who has lost 95% of her intelligence?

    12. Scientists have discovered a food that diminishes a woman's sex drive by 90%.
    It is called Wedding Cake.

    13. Marriage is a 3-ring circus
    Engagement Ring, Wedding Ring, Suffering.

    14. Our last fight was my fault: My wife asked me. "What's on the TV?"
    I said, "Dust!"

    15. Why do men die before their wives?
    They want to.

    16. Young Son: "Is it true, Dad, I heard that in some parts of Africa a man doesn't know his wife until he marries her?"
    Dad: That happens in every country, son.

    17. A man inserted an advertisement in the classifieds: "Wife Wanted."
    The next day he received a hundred letters. They all said the same thing: "You can have mine."

    18. The most effective way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.

    19. Women will never be equal to men until they can walk down the street with a bald head and a beer gut, and still think they are beautiful.

    20. Why do married men gain weight while bachelors don't?
    Bachelors go to the refrigerator, see nothing they want, then go to bed.
    Married guys go to the bed, see nothing they want, then go to the refrigerator.

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