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Submitted by on December 12, 2013 – 12:00 PM7 Comments
Screen: GSN

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It’s Game Show Week at Previously.TV!

Writing: We’re recasting The Match Game for today, we’re demanding the return of Lingo reruns to GSN, and we’re wondering how to incorporate farts into the competitive prizing environment…as you do. [fwp!] Don’t miss my definitive — that’s right! DEFINITIVE. — ranking of all the Family Feud hosts from worst to first! I also wrote about why Sleepy Hollow shouldn’t have coughed up a kid for Crane.

At Sports On Earth, I wrote about Viva Knievel! as part of the Jock Cinema series I’ve been working on for them.

Reading: I’m reading the journals of Leo Lerman and loving them. I love his way with words, but also that he uses them to worry that he’s MIS-using his talents on work that isn’t “serious.” The physical experience of reading the book is lovely also, because it’s a thick paper with deckle-edge pages. A wonderful way to peek into New York’s past at bedtime.

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Archives: Hee, remember the Amy March thread? I reread the comments recently and about died laughing. You can still get the shirt, if’n your Secret Santee is an Alcott fan.

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  • avis says:

    I love the shirt but I hate Amy March! So much confusion!

    I have now read Little Women, Little Vampire Women, and Little Women and Werewolves and it never changes! I kept hoping that in at least one version (the vampire one at least!) Beth could make it. Alas…

  • Jen S 1.0 says:

    Beth is marked for death in every universe.

  • Meri says:

    I do love Forever Young Adult’s idea that Beth was secretly replaced by a communist spy and no one noticed.

    Also, am I the only one who doesn’t like Amy, (seriously Marmee, she destroyed Jo’s book- make with the spankings) and yet is happy that Jo didn’t marry Laurie? If Jo couldn’t live on her own, I actually preferred Bhaer- he always seemed more interesting to me.

  • Jane says:

    I wore that shirt when picking up carryout, and the amused server put my name on the receipt as “Amy March.”

  • Sarah D. Bunting says:

    @Jane wins Thursday!

  • LaSalleUGirl says:

    Oh, I love the Amy March thread! I’ve introduced SO many people to ct’s explanation that Amy “Europed [Jo] out of a Laurie.”

  • FMLW says:

    Lingo! That mainstay of Dutch television. Too bad it didn’t catch on in the States. The Dutch version now has six and sometimes seven letter words, which makes it just as exciting as before. Nonetheless, evening TV viewing in many a Dutch household begins with Lingo.

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