Will HBO's 'The Jinx' Seek Justice for the Murder of My Friend Susan Berman?

Robert Durst is linked to three deaths, and he had the chutzpah to pitch a television show about being suspected of getting away with murder. He was rewarded with a six-part documentary airing this month on HBO. Half of the episodes of The Jinx have aired, with three more to come. ...more
FernRonay it was her purse that was stolen. No, she got nothing back. That may be true about her ...more

Let Me Fix That For You: A Dramaturge Explains What's Wrong With Patricia Arquette's Speech

In my former life, I was, among many other things, a dramaturge for young playwrights. In theater, a dramaturge is responsible for supporting the work of the playwright by doing research when necessary to ensure the play is historically and culturally correct. My job was to dig beyond the surface of the words to uncover deeper meanings and intentions. ...more
Thank you so much for this. I learnt two new things - that such things as dramaturge's exist and ...more

How The Academy Awards Lived Up To The #OscarsSoWhite Hashtag

After winning Best Supporting Actress for her role as a single mother in Boyhood, Patricia Arquette said one of the boldest feminist statements I've ever heard at the Oscars. But her comments afterward, along with so many other elements of the show, left a lot of people shaking our heads....more
GREAT wrap-up Grace. BOOM: "I'm more concerned that casual remarks at high-profile events like ...more

Five Life Lessons from The Godfather

John and I are spending the weekend in Dallas with my sister and brother-in-law.  They have an in-home theatre, and last night we ate Italian food and watched The Godfather....more

FF - I heart Agent Carter

If ...more

5 Things Reality TV Teaches Us About Relationships

Driving along this morning I didn't see a wreck but I definitely heard one.  I really didn't want to...but like any complete disaster I just couldn't bring myself to retune the radio. My favourite morning hosts revealed to a pregnant wife that her husband did, according to the results of a lie detector test, cheat on her. The meltdown was spectacular as the hosts, and the rest of Phoenix, listened in to what was probably the beginning of the end....more
Such a great post! Each one is so true, let's hope more people take it to heart.  I personally ...more

Skivvies and Zombies

The hubs and I have arrived late to The Walking Dead party. I never really had any desire to watch it until a couple months ago when the DVR was empty and AMC was having a marathon.  Now we're on Season 3, so please, please, please, no spoilers!Anyways, we were watching one of the episodes where Andrea is screwing the Governor.Oh...sorry any newbies out there. Spoiler Alert! Ahem......more

Will HBO's 'The Jinx' Seek Justice for the Murder of My Friend Susan Berman?

Robert Durst is linked to three deaths, and he had the chutzpah to pitch a television show about being suspected of getting away with murder. He was rewarded with a six-part documentary airing this month on HBO. Half of the episodes of The Jinx have aired, with three more to come. ...more
FernRonay it was her purse that was stolen. No, she got nothing back. That may be true about her ...more

#Stop50ShadesShaming

 Lately, every time I turn on my laptop, or any entertainment station on the TV, I see the same thing. The media, tearing apart 50 Shades of Grey — and all of the fans....more

My Love Letter to Boyhood...and Texas

I didn’t stay up to find out, but I heard Boyhood didn’t win the other night. It was the only movie I saw last year, so I really wanted it to take home Best Picture.But that’s obviously not the only reason I was rooting for Boyhood. And I’m guessing anybody else who loves Texas had their fingers crossed too....more

Too Much Hope Makes Rick Angry, "The Distance" Episode 511

 Our Top Three Moments From The Distance Episode 511So, their obviously is not a ‘right way’ to approach a group in the apocalypse, but you might want to avoid any kind of dance jokes unless you want to get popped in the face by Rick Grimes. Was it just me or didn’t you get the urge to shout, “In the face” at the television? Ha, no? Okay, let’s discuss our favorite moments of The Distance. ...more

50 Shades... of Black

There has been a lot of discussion on social media about the recent release of the "50 Shades of Grey" film. It seems like you either really enjoy the movie and the books, or you detest them.If you don't know what it is about, it is said to be the "erotic love story" of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele. Whether or not you can call it a "love story" is highly debatable....more

Let Me Fix That For You: A Dramaturge Explains What's Wrong With Patricia Arquette's Speech

In my former life, I was, among many other things, a dramaturge for young playwrights. In theater, a dramaturge is responsible for supporting the work of the playwright by doing research when necessary to ensure the play is historically and culturally correct. My job was to dig beyond the surface of the words to uncover deeper meanings and intentions. ...more
Thank you so much for this. I learnt two new things - that such things as dramaturge's exist and ...more