I debated titling this post “How The Goldbergs altered my Thanksgiving.” The Grim Cheaper and I were introduced to the ABC series, which is like an ‘80s-set The Wonder Years, last fall and quickly became hooked. We plowed through all of the episodes in just a few weeks and found each to be poignant, nostalgic and moving. One in particular affected us more than others, though. While watching Season 2’s “A Goldberg Thanksgiving,” in which matriarch Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) attempts to impart her holiday meal […]
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True crime has always fascinated me. One case that I had never followed, though (probably because I was barely three years old at the time the events took place), was the murder of Playboy Playmate Dorothy Stratten in 1980. When my friends Lavonna, Kim, Katie and Kaylee came to L.A. for a visit this past June, Lavonna insisted we stalk the house where the killing took place so that I could write a blog post on it come October. Here goes.
Dorothy Stratten grew up in […]
One show that I never really understood the appeal of is Yes, Dear. My dad loved the sitcom, which ran from 2000 to 2006, and watched it regularly, but I always found the characters slightly unlikable and the storylines a bit ridiculous. Nevertheless, when I received an email from a fellow stalker named Jeremy recently asking for some help in tracking down the main house featured on the series, my interest was immediately piqued.
Jeremy had sent some screen captures along with his query and, maddeningly, […]