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DEAR STACY: I'd like to know the name of the song on the Geico commercial that starts out, "Everywhere I go there's always something to remind me of another place and time." It has such a great nostalgic '70s sound.

— Glo S., New York, N.Y.DEAR GLO: That's from the Norwegian electronica duo Royskopp, and the song is "Remind Me." It's on the "Melody A.M" album.

Their third studio album is due out this year.DEAR STACY: Is Mike Myers married? Children? How tall is he? — Charlotte H., Cleveland, OhioDEAR CHARLOTTE: Myers filed for divorce from Robin Ruzan after 12 years of marriage in December 2005.

They had no children.

Since then the multi-talented star of "Austin Powers," "Shrek" and the June 20 opening "The Love Guru" has been spotted out on dates with female companions, but he's kept quiet about his personal life.DEAR STACY: Whatever became of Lisa Bonet? Haven't heard from her in a while.

— D.D., Bronx, N.Y.DEAR D.D.: While the 40-year-old Bonet, who legally changed her name to Lilakoi Moon in 1995, is still a working actress, she has said in interviews that she has deliberately cut back on acting so that she could spend more time with her family.

She has an 18-year-old daughter, Zoe, with former husband Lenny Kravitz, and on July 23 of last year she welcomed her second child, daughter Lola Iolani Momoa.

This is her first child with Jason Momoa, an actor noted for his roles on "Baywatch" and "Stargate Atlantis." As for her most recent projects, Bonet — as she's still known professionally — appeared in a week-long reunion special for "A Different World" in 2006.

She also starred in the drama "Whitepaddy," and will reportedly be a part of the Coen brothers' 2009 heist film, "Gambit," alongside Jennifer Aniston, Colin Firth, and Sir Ben Kingsley.DEAR STACY: Is the TV show "Magi-Nation" going to be on DVD soon? — Marcus, Brooklyn, N.Y.DEAR MARCUS: Cookie Jar Entertainment, which produces the popular Canadian animated series that's seen on the CW, signed a licensing and distribution deal with NCircle Entertainment toward that end in February.

There's no exact date for that release as this is being written.

"Magi-Nation" is already a multi-platform cash cow, as a trading card game, a Game Boy game, an online game, etc.

The movie, "Magi-Nation: Fight the Shadows" is due on DVD July 1.DEAR STACY: Where is Hayley of "Deal or No Deal"? We miss her.

Is she coming back? — Elaine W., New York, N.Y.DEAR ELAINE: Though model Bobby T.

has been subbing for Hayley Marie Norman this spring, the popular Afro-sporting actress/model and classically trained dancer officially remains holder of the No.

25 case on Howie Mandel's game show.

She has, however, been busy putting in time before the cameras elsewhere, with several movie roles — including a spot in the forthcoming comedy "Fired Up" about guys who sign up for cheerleading camp to meet girls, roles in the features "Jelly" and "Broken Windows" and a lead part in the comic book-inspired "Trailer Park of Terror." You can also see her in the Will Smith feature, "John Hancock," in addition to her recurring part on daytime's "The Young and the Restless."DEAR STACY: Is Betty Hutton still around? We watched her "Annie Get Your Gun" recently and had a great time.

— Colleen S., Canton, OhioDEAR COLLEEN: Hutton died of colon cancer in March 2007 at the age of 86.

The energetic "Incendiary Blonde" superstar of 1940s musicals led a turbulent life including four marriages, a substance abuse problem, family estrangement and a suicide attempt, before she found a more peaceful path.

The one-time dropout, who'd been working in a rectory kitchen, returned to school in the 1970s with the help of a Catholic priest, Father Peter Maguire.

She earned a bachelors degree from Salve Regina University and taught theater there for a time before going into quiet retirement in Palm Springs.DEAR STACY: Will there be a season seven of "Curb Your Enthusiasm"? — M.S., Torrance, Calif.DEAR M.S.: Reports have it that some scenes are already in the can for a seventh season of the highly lauded Larry David comedy, but no word on when it will return.To find out more about Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith and read their past columns, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at 2008 MARILYN BECK AND STACY JENEL SMITHDISTRIBUTED BY CREATORS SYNDICATE, INC.
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