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    • Surprised they missed Tamara Braun, who did it on two shows (DAYS and GH).
    • In the early 2000's, Mary Carney's (Mary #2) husband, Mike Houlihan, sued Malachy McCourt (Kevin) and his brother   ‘TIS THE MCCOURT BROTHERS’ LIFE STORY, JUDGE RULES By Keith J. Kelly  August 5, 2002 Frank and Malachy McCourt – this is your life. A federal district court judge in Chicago has tossed out a legal challenge by a Chicago-based actor, playwright and theater producer who claimed he was owed 40 percent of the profits from the Irish brothers’ bestselling books and a movie. Frank McCourt’s 1997 Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir “Angela’s Ashes” – which was made into a movie of the same name – has sold more than 4 million copies and spawned a bestselling sequel, “‘Tis.” Younger brother Malachy’s memoir, “A Monk Swimming,” about life in Ireland and the United States, also hit bestseller lists when it appeared in 1998. At the center of the dispute was a two-man play, “A Couple of Blaguards” in which the two brothers acted out scenes of growing up dirt poor in Ireland and sang songs from their hard-scrabble youth – laughing through all their anguish. The brothers first staged the show on their own in New York in the early 1980s. In 1984, they signed an agreement with Michael Houlihan, a Chicago-based playwright and producer, who raised $20,750 and put the play on for about a year in that city. Houlihan’s suit claimed an agreement signed at that time gave him rights to royalties from the play and any “subsidiary” works for 15 years. Since the books drew on the same boyhood memories as the play, he felt he was entitled to the royalties from the books, which have earned millions. But Chicago federal district court judge Ronald Guzman thought otherwise. “This court cannot endorse the idea that granting rights to one incarnation of part of a life story automatically grants away rights to all conceivable tellings of that life story,” ruled Judge Guzman in a 15-page decision handed down last week. Said Malachy McCourt, “I feel that Abraham Lincoln did not die in vain and the 13th amendment to the Constitution is fully effective. Greed is on the way out.” Houlihan could not be reached. His Chicago-based attorney, Ed Scanlon, could not be reached by press time. At the time the brothers first mounted the play, Frank was a school teacher at Stuyvesant High, and Malachy was an actor and owner of the Bells of Hell pub in Greenwich Village. Frank McCourt is now a full-time writer. Malachy, who is still acting, has been frequently called on to play an Irish priest in soaps and in the movie, “The Devil’s Own.” The play was rarely performed between the mid-1980s and the arrival of the McCourts on the literary forefront in the late 1990s.  
    • Shya from Antigua and Barbuda 🇦🇬                 
    • Sound like the reunion was a hot ass mess... https://allaboutthetea.com/2019/08/19/exclusive-rhop-reunion-tea/
    • I can only echo what you guys said here about Ashley.  I dont have an ounce of sympathy for her. Shes a typical bully targeting the person she perceives to be the weakest in the group. Last year she did it to Monique and Karen. Good for Katie, as fucked up as she is, to put Ashley in her place with economic lucidity. I hate that Ashley runs her off the island next week and that Katie wont be at reunion to call her out. Also hate that the monstrous Gizelle won't get called out either. Ashley isn't scared of her, exactly,  but she needs an ally, as lousy as Giz is. Oh and the "sexy' outfit Ashley wore for Michael? YAWN. Stop trying to convince us of your fiery-hot heteronormative chemistry. You're both trying too hard.
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