When I first heard about a new show that was going to air that was about 3 middle-aged women and an elderly woman living together, I thought to myself, “Who the hell is going to watch that?” It was the 1980s, and youth and beauty were the thing. That’s not to say that youth and… Read More Throwback Thursday—Retro TV:The Golden Girls
As part of my Throwback Thursday Fangirl Retro TV series, I’m going to also talk about movies, actors, and weird and wacky stuff. This week I’m going to do something a little different. My brain is like the scary/artsy part of town: It can be fun to visit, but you don’t want to stay too… Read More Six Degrees to Truman Capote
You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the signpost up ahead —your next stop, the Twilight Zone! Last time, I introduced this new blog series that I’m going to do: Throwback Thursday—Fangirl Retro… Read More Throwback Thursday—Retro TV: The Twilight Zone
So, in a recent Women & Words podcast, Jove Belle and Andi Marquette were talking about me (it’s okay, I’m used to people talking about me behind my back). Specifically, they were talking about my blog about TV and how I don’t have time to watch all the shows I’d like to watch. Well, Ms.… Read More Throwback Thursday—Fangirl Retro TV
Can we talk about TV? TV has evolved so much in the past 10 to 15 years. Whereas the plots and dialogue a couple of decades ago had devolved into cheesy, campy, sappy, crappy, schmaltz-covered garbage, today we have some intelligent, well-crafted, beautifully costumed, authentically set, realistic (in terms of person-to-person interaction) series. The scripts… Read More TV Land
Holy crap! It’s that time again…the second Monday of the month means it’s my turn to blog on W&W! Sometimes I feel like I just posted something and then WHAM! It’s already the next month. How does that happen? Yup, this month caught me flat-footed and pretty much tapped of entertaining material. So I thought… Read More Clones, Identicals, and Sestra!