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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Tweet Gladiator sandals really are the shoe of the moment. After writing about them in yesterday’s post, I spotted them in today’s New York Observer. This look is going to be wildly overdone this season, but I’m going to take advantage of its pervasiveness and stock up on styles so I have them to wear […]

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Tweet Tonight is the last broadcast of The Late Show with David Letterman, which has aired on CBS since 1993. First Mad Men ends and now this! It’s too cruel! Of course, everyone’s been indulging in Dave’s greatest hits for weeks. You can find lots of photos, videos and stories — going back to Letterman’s […]

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Monday, May 18, 2015

Tweet Mad Men came through for me last night! It was totally worth skipping the FKA twigs concert I’d planned to attend in order to see the finale in real time. Do I really have to say that there are spoilers here? There are spoilers here! I honestly didn’t know what to expect, though there […]

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Friday, May 15, 2015

Tweet I’ve spent all week wondering what’s going to happen on the series finale of Mad Men on Sunday. If you could film what was happening in my brain, it would be like this. Will you be watching on Sunday? Also why isn’t there a video of the many times Joan says, “Ex-CUSE me?!”

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Friday, April 24, 2015

Tweet At the end of Diane Sawyer’s interview with Bruce Jenner*, Sawyer referred to one of Jenner’s post-Olympian books, in which he wrote that everyone should have a one-sentence mission statement.  Sawyer said Bruce defined his mission statement now as “to provide understanding and tolerance toward people.” Well, Bruce can pat himself on the back […]

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Tweet Are all of you Anne Boleyn/Tudor history fans watching Wolf Hall on Masterpiece on PBS? I saw the excellent theatrical adaptations of Hilary Mantel’s historical novel Wolf Hall and its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies, in London last summer. The books and adaptations are about the rise of Thomas Cromwell, who rose from poverty […]

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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Tweet The fifth season of Game of Thrones start tonight, and I’m so excited — as is the cast and Jimmy Fallon. For those of you whose favorite character is Daenerys Targaryen, aka Kahleesi, I’ve put my 18K-gold Queen Min ring on sale for 24 hours only. A single dragon is etched into one side […]

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Tweet The title of this post refers to Mad Men and sandals, not Mad Men and the “gladiators in suits” populating Scandal. I admit that I have only seen one episode of Scandal, but I’ll have time to catch up now that MrB and I have gotten 72 episodes of Mad Men out of the […]

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tweet I usually feature my newest design as the Jewel of the Month, but for March, I was inspired to take another look at an old favorite. After struggling home through snow and sleet this evening, I was happy to throw myself into FitzRoy the cat’s favorite chair and watch a Buffy the Vampire Slayer […]

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Friday, February 27, 2015

Tweet Actor Leonard Nimoy — best known for playing ultra-logical Vulcan Mr. Spock in the Star Trek television show and movies — died today of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at age 83. Nimoy was much more than Spock, of course. He was a Renaissance man who wrote books; directed television shows and movies; spoofed himself […]

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