Category Archives: The Paradise

Disappointed Dads (Played by Patrick Malahide)

We’ve seen Mr. Malahide play Clergymen, Forties, and Obsessed gentlemen, and Cads (both Classic and Modern), but how about… Disappointed Dads?  Fearless Admin and I thought about it, and we realized that it seems to be a common theme running … Continue reading

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Halloween What Ifs: Tales of Mystery and Imagination*

*Apologies in advance to Edgar Allan Poe. It’s almost Halloween and as usual when Fearless Admin and I start tossing ideas around, things can get a little weird and spooky (and very silly).  So, we began wondering… what would happen … Continue reading

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Random Malahide Picture 7

From the Heaven DVD.  I haven’t actually watched the film yet; I was checking to make sure the DVD functions fine. It does, so I’ll do a review soon.  One thing I’m pretty sure of is that it isn’t the … Continue reading

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It’s a Meme! 23 – Lord Glendenning Edition

Because I just found this picture and because we still miss Lord G.:  

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From the Dusty Archives: St. Valentine’s Day Edition

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Admin and I have discovered another issue of that mysterious journal, the Skeptical Inquisitor:                         Click either image above or this link to … Continue reading

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From the Dusty Archives: Our Latest Discovery!

Fearless Admin and I have been researching many things Victoriana, and we recently happened upon this rare document, tucked away on some extremely dusty shelves in a library that seems to have mysteriously vanished since we visited it.  It isn’t … Continue reading

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The Paradise Reviewed, PBS speed.

Since we’re going PBS speed now, we’ll have a word for the day.  Today’s word is “robust!” Seriously, I can’t believe he’s gone.  It defies logic.  Look at the guy! Whatever.  PBS Masterpiece aired episode 4 of The Paradise this … Continue reading

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The Paradise S02E01: A Mourning Post

Lord G. is Dead! Long Live Lord G.! Admin: The new series of The Paradise has begun airing on BBC in the UK, and we are truly devastated, crushed and mortified. RF:  And very, very annoyed!  But also devastated, crushed, … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene V: The Paradise Reviewed

Once again, this is a secondary recap of series one of The Paradise.  PBS Masterpiece calls it Episode 3, but the BBC aired it as S01E04.  You can read the original review here. In this review, we’ll go over a … Continue reading

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What is Lord G. saying in this picture? “The Paradise”, Reviewed II

PBS has aired another episode of The Paradise on their Masterpiece program.  It has already been reviewed on this blog, so we’re going to have a little fun with a brilliant idea that RFodchuk very cleverly and creatively came up … Continue reading

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