BY Nina K. Guzman in Boob Tube on Jan 09, 2014 |
Or a Rose? Or a Sophia?
It's crazy to think it's been almost 30 years since a group of retirees stole our hearts with their crass jokes and catchy theme song. But one question has been plaguing fans for years.
WHICH GOLDEN GIRL AM I???
It's true. Way before "Sex and the City" graced our celluloid screens, we had four other sassy ladies that made us wonder if our personalities leaned more towards that of our beloved kind and ditzy character or her ... Read More
The New Republic’s Laura Bennett has something important to say about Betty White’s recent roles in her essay “Betty White Is Not a Sex Machine: Our Cruel Obsession with Dirty Old Women.” While she acknowledges that elderly women in the media have gained traction, ceasing to be mostly “sexless [...] prudish nags,” she sees an increase in sexual exploitation of older women. From Betty White’s role in Hot in Cleveland to ... Read More
BY Samantha Vincenty in Crafty on Aug 08, 2013 |
HOW many times have you said to yourself, “I love watching Golden Girls reruns, but I wish I could take it one step further—if only I had a safe space where I could dream up my own Dorothy Zbornak zingers and Blanche Devereaux double entendres, and maybe lay a tiny plastic cheesecake on the kitchen island?” Well, get ready, because your dreams are about to come true for the extremely reasonable price of $175. Thanks, Etsy!
Painstakingly ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in Boob Tube on Jan 31, 2013 |
Although “Thank You for Being a Friend” is pretty much perfect for the vibes of NBC’s beloved Golden Girls, the song was not actually written specifically for the show. The original song was written by Andrew Gold in 1978. The voice we hear during the intro is Cynthia Fee, who re-recorded the song for the show, which premiered in September of 1985. Listening to the original is kind of mind-blowing, so let’s start this weirdfest by reminding ... Read More
BY Nicole Finkbiner in Boob Tube on Jun 22, 2010 |
Let’s face it: summer network TV programming sucks.
This is usually the time of year when cable and the premium channels thrive and having a Netflix subscription becomes dire. Fortunately, it appeared that Betty White’s new TV Land sitcom, Hot In Cleveland might be a promising new option.
The show’s debut last Wednesday pulled in a TV Land record of 4.75 million viewers, thus making it the most-watched telecast in the ... Read More