Category Archives: television

I’m Too Sexy for Your Brand, Too Sexy

angelina jolie st. john ad

Angelina Jolie had been replaced as the model for St. John clothing because she’s too famous. The company says she overshadows the brand.

Oh well, they had a good three-year run together. I remember St. John ads from magazines like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. They used to featured the daughter of the company’s founder. But they were always rather conservative in their knitwear. Angelina gave them some street cred.

Read the full story on Yahoo.

Lea Michele: On My Own

My television is busted. I couldn’t watch my new favorite show, Glee.

I had to get my musical theatre fix, so here is Lea Michele singing “On My Own” at the Hollywood Bowl Les Miserables Concert.

40 Years of Monty Python

Happy Anniversary, Monty Python.

The best way to celebrate is with a sketch. No, it’s not. Heh.

Funny Video of the Day

Baby Dancing to Beyonce

My New Favorite Show: Drop Dead Diva

Drop Dead Diva is smart, funny, and sometimes heart breaking. Star Brooke Elliott is wonderful as the plus-sized attorney with the heart of a supermodel.

Watch it on Lifetime.

Mistresses on BBC: My New Favorite Show

Four Friends. Four Careers. Four Love Lives.

Sound familiar? Well, it’s nothing like Sex and the City.

Mistresses is about four women who are in various states of having affairs. It’s sexy, stylish, a little spooky, and very entertaining.

Here is the BBC promo.

There have been two seasons on BBC America. But I could never figure out when it was on, so I ended up downloading the episodes from iTunes.

Remembering Karl Malden

Karl Malden was a great actor. Here are two very different scenes from early in his career.

His brilliant speech from On the Waterfront

As a great listener in A Streetcar Named Desire with Vivien Leigh

The Facts of Life

facts-of-life-girls

Whatever happened to Tootie, Blair, Natalie, Jo and Mrs. Garrett?

I loved this show when I was a kid.

I found this article online which updates us on the lives of the show’s stars.

Now I can’t get the theme song out of my head.

“The facts of life are all about you.”

More Muppets: Animal Performs Wild Thing

More Muppets

One of the catchiest tunes ever: