Well hello my people. How are you liking that long book I wrote? I’ve been dying to write a sequel but really, who has the time? I’ve been too busy saving people from natural disasters while leaving others to perish, inspiring songs from The Beach Boys and Joan Osbourne, helping celebrities win Oscars and […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 18: “Forgive Me Father,” As Reviewed By God"
A heater breaks in a house in Miami where four elderly women live. Unable to fix it, they took matters in their own hands. You’ll never believe what happened. A prayer to god is finally answered. You’ll never believe what he said. What happens when a woman sleeps in the same bed with her brothers […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 17, “Bedtime Story”, as Reviewed By Upworthy Headlines"
This week, the girls inhale some infectious gas and walk around talking to a wrapped blanket pretending it’s a baby. And then the ghost of the host of Family Feud that killed himself, and visits with the world’s youngest insult comic. And in the weirdest thing ever, Sophia eats clams linguine for breakfast! […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 16: “And Then There Was One”"
You really learn a lot about someone when they’ve had a brush with death. If they get all weepy about the meaning of life, they are the selfish ones. They have the delusion that they are here for a reason. It’s the ones that didn’t care, the ones with nothing to lose. that have something […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 15: “Before and After,” As Reviewed By Frank Underwood"
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 […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 14: “The Actor,” As Reviewed By the Theatre Critic From The New York Times"
When a sitcom lasts eight seasons, it’s damn near impossible to bat a winner in everyone episode. And that’s okay. If we love the characters, we’d watch them do anything. That’s what this episode was, so I really don’t want to waste your time going through it. Stan Zbornak returns, announces he’s getting triple bypass […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 13: “The Stan Who Came To Dinner”"
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 […]Read more "Picture It! Odds & Ends"
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 […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 12: “The Sisters”, as Reviewed By Jane Austen"
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, […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 11: “Twas The Nightmare Before Christmas”, As Told By An Oral History From The Writers’ Room"
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 […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 10, “Love, Rose”; As Reviewed By The Designer of Dorothy’s Monstrous Teal Crushed-Velvet Tuxedo Dress"