Season 2, Episode 14: “The Actor,” As Reviewed By the Theatre Critic From The New York Times

A Woman’s Scorn: Irony And the Disillusion of Gender Phyllis Hammerow, Patrick Vaughn, and Dorothy Zbornak The Miami Community Players Burt Reynolds Dinner Theater, Wed-Friday, 4pm Review by Ryerson B. Colby, The New York Times When my editor sent me to Miami for opening night of this play, I knew it would be subversive. I […]

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Picture It! Odds & Ends

Some links of interest… Artist Michael Dennison draws pictures of Bea Arthur every day. Visit his tumblr and Etsy shop. Here’s the Lego kitchen set you always wanted. If you are in New York, go see the Thank You For Being A Friend: The Unofficial Golden Girls Musical.  Also, did you know that the show […]

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Season 2, Episode 12: “The Sisters”, as Reviewed By Jane Austen

Sophia, this eldest daughter, whose advice was so effectual, possessed a strength of understanding, and coolness of judgment, which qualified her, though only nineteen, to be the counsellor of her mother, and enabled her frequently to counteract, to the advantage of them all, that eagerness of mind in Blanche Devereux which must generally have led […]

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Season 2, Episode 11: “Twas The Nightmare Before Christmas”, As Told By An Oral History From The Writers’ Room

R. J. MCBOWLAN, HEAD WRITER: We wanted to do a Christmas episode that wasn’t like any others. We had thought about doing a “Christmas Carol” version with the ghosts of the pasts of all the ladies, but then I thought, let’s go edgier! Let’s add some really scandalous moments. CRISPIN DALY, STORY EDITOR: I thought, […]

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Season 2, Episode 10, “Love, Rose”; As Reviewed By The Designer of Dorothy’s Monstrous Teal Crushed-Velvet Tuxedo Dress

Some people live on this earth, contributing nothing, taking up resources, just existing. I am lucky that I have made my contribution to the world, and will die knowing my legacy. It is this: Ah, yes. When we have a tall, lean statuesque woman, it is best to dress her in swaths of crushed velvet […]

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