Oct 17, 2021
This is the first of 2 episodes featuring a deep discussion with poet, author, and professor Shayla Lawson about 1983's Showtime worldwide stream of Diana Ross' concert in a summer deluge.
Lawson delivers a candid description of the herstoric concert's impact and what Diana Ross and her authenticity mean to women...
Sep 21, 2019
Refreshing the writing and timeline of a 2016 episode, Advanced TV Herstory examines the most basic elements of an event that changed the lives of American women.
It captivated millions of viewers and was talked about by millions more. Before #MeToo, Weinstein, Kavanaugh and Cosby, Anita Hill's testimony before the...
Nov 29, 2018
No-spoil review of a rare holiday classic in which two women feature prominently in the plot! Based on Elmo Shroppshire's song of the same name from the mid-90s, the made-for-TV movie's plot and quirkiness may just earn it cult status.
Dec 28, 2017
American TV storytelling
sometimes struggles with a good New Years plot.
Or it did until Linda Bloodworth-Thomason fired up her typewriter in 1989 to deliver the January 1, 1990 episode of Designing Women entitled “The First Day of the Last Decade of the Entire 20th Century.”
It is pure art, as performed by the four...
Oct 17, 2017
Southgate Media Group podcast marathon, Elgin, IL
Feb. 26, 1996 CBS Monday night line-up, 4 women-centric sitcoms
Elizabeth Taylor's "Black Pearls" perfume line launch
The Nanny, Fran Dresher, 3rd season - directed by Dorothy Lyman
Can't Hurry Love, one season, starring Mariska Hargitay and Nancy McKeon