This week, in the ABC Monday Mystery Movie, Lt. Columbo is going to try every trick in the book–but he has to make sure that book doesn’t end up with his name in it! Watch Columbo Reads a Death Note! This Monday, at 8:00/7:00 Central!Continue reading “Columbo Reads a Death Note”
Letters from a chorus girl from the play-within-a-play in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.
In the 1954 classic White Christmas, Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye play a couple of army buddies turned Broadway producers (Bob Wallace and Phil Davis, respectively). Like many Hollywood musicals from the period, there’s a show within a show–this one is titled Playing Around, which Wallace and Davis bring up to Vermont in order to facilitate their Yuletide hijinks.
This year, when Alli and I were having our annual watch of this holiday classic, we kept thinking about how two random singer/dancers were added to the show at the last minute, and the effect this would have had on members of a professional production. This is the story of one of those chorus girls, based on Alli’s and my joking around.Continue reading “Spite Christmas”