TV

PERIOD DRAMA ALERT: MISS SCARLET AND THE DUKE

Premiering on Sunday, January 17 at 8/7c When headstrong Eliza Scarlet is left penniless after the death of her father, she has two choices for financial security: marriage or her father’s private detective agency. But no matter how well she knows the tricks of his trade, the trade itself is deemed entirely inappropriate for a …

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Downton Abbey

A Decade of Downton Abbey

Anyone who knows me well knows that I do not like movie theaters. Not because of any hygienic issues but because I never feel like I can relax in my seat like I can wrapped up in a blanket at home, with my inexpensive snacks and drinks at hand. And so, alas, even the Downton …

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Society

Welcome to the Roaring Twenties (Redux?)

When the clock struck midnight on January 1, 1920 everyone awoke from the spell cast by the Great War and the Spanish Flu to a world changed–and yet not. Common perceptions peg the 1920s as one long party, where things considered “modern” emerged. If you comb through Edwardian Promenade’s archives you’ll see the presence of …

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