Tag Archives: DOWNTON ABBEY

Crack TV: Drum Rolls For Downton Abbey

By Victoria Looseleaf As our loyal readers know, we recently admitted that the PBS smash, Downton Abbey, is our TV DOC (drug of choice). And now that Season 2, having to do with World War I and its ramifications, has … Continue reading

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Joshua Bell and Jeremy Denk: Brio and Drama In Spades

By Victoria Looseleaf After seven years of performing together, two rock stars of the classical world – Grammy award-winning violinist Joshua Bell and pianist Jeremy Denk – have finally made their first recording together, French Impressions (Sony Masterworks). We’ve seen … Continue reading

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My Week With (Faux) Marilyn

By Victoria Looseleaf We love Michelle Williams, but she can’t hold a candle to Marilyn Monroe in the waifish, sex bomb, whispered-voice arena. Indeed, it’s almost painful to watch Williams, all padded hips, corseted waist and neo-torpedoed breasts, trying to … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey: Our TV Drug of Choice

By Victoria Looseleaf Okay, so we arrived a tad late to the party, the feast that is Downton Abbey, the series that won six Emmys last year and will probably clean up at the Globes this weekend. But we’re in … Continue reading

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The Sense of an Ending: Or Not!

By Victoria Looseleaf Welcome to 2012 and please forgive us for not having posted earlier in the new year, but we were felled by some mysterious stomach bug after a magnificent trip to San Francisco.  That said, the short plane … Continue reading

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