Book Review: Cybill Disobedience

by Beal This may seem an unlikely place for a book review, being that this site is all about gluttonous consumption of television, but when we say "television," what we really mean is "all things television" which includes "auto"biographies of our favorite TV stars. What I just read (in three hours or less) was Cybill... Continue Reading →


Character Spotlight: Maryann Thorpe

by Judi Show: Cybil Character: Maryann Thorpe Played By: Christine Baranski In a Nutshell: Maryann is Cybil (Cybil Shephard)'s best friend, a rich woman made only richer by her alimony checks from her ex-husband, who abruptly dumped her, earning himself the nickname Dr. Dick. Maryann loves drinking, shopping, and excels in The Art of the... Continue Reading →

Proof That TV Gods Exist

by Beal The following incident is true, and amazing. . . One evening last week, I reached the end of the proverbial television sidewalk. There was NOTHING on. A bad night I guess. No good reruns, nothing unwatched on the DVR and nothing even remotely interesting on the Freak Show channels (TLC, Discovery Health etc.).... Continue Reading →

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