Nancy Silberkleit is, by trade, an elementary school art teacher. She worked with kids in New Jersey, helped set up art education programs in schools and group homes and, according to her official biography, "was instrumental in launching the Hudson Valley Children's Museum, located in Nyack, New York." Additionally—in the parlance of those of us who have taken art classes—she emitted hella art teacher vibes. Silberkleit had long grey hair, glasses, with the air of having been a hippie at one point. Most prominently, her demeanor was kind, engendered trust; she spoke patiently and deliberately.
In 2008, when her husband Michael Silberkleit passed away from cancer, Nancy inherited his position [...]
VH1's TLC biopic, CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, now has a teaser, and my god, the resemblances are uncanny. That's rapper Lil Mama as Left Eye, Drew Sidora as T-Boz, and KeKe Palmer (who was in the womb when Ooooooohhh… On the TLC Tip was released in 1992) as Chilli. Lil Mama's haircut is especially convincing, though it's hard to compete with a hologram.
I'm hoping the final product delivers more than by-the-book music video reproductions, pretty as they are, but I'm also quite content to hear the opening bars to "Creep" at any time ever, and to see those outfits brought back to life. Remember Left Eye's [...]