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#1 Source for the Edwardian Era
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Trailer Brief Review I managed to watch the miniseries a few months, and though I admit it’s not as sharp or luxurious as the 1992 film starring Emma Thompson, Helena Bonham Carter, Anthony Hopkins, and Samuel West, it is breathes more life into the…
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From Variety: The long-gestating NBC drama “The Gilded Age” is moving forward with a series order, the network announced Wednesday. “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes will write and executive produce the series, with “Downton Abbey” executive…
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Gilded Age New York was a veritable playground for men both bachelor and married alike. From the Lobster Palace restaurants to the Bohemian enclaves of Greenwich Village to the theaters dotting Broadway, there were a variety of entertainments–and…
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Based on the 1994 novel by Caleb Carr, The Alienist is a psychological thriller set in 1896 about the hunt for a serial killer responsible for the gruesome murders of boy prostitutes that have gripped New York City. The Alienist starring Daniel Brühl,…
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Writing is always a risk. People say to “write what you know,” which is safe advice to be sure, but fiction will inevitably push these boundaries. For me, the history is what I know, so the history is where I start. But sometimes plot bunnies lead me down…
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The opening scenes of Channel 4’s Indian Summers shows British families making the journey up the foothills of the Himalayas to Shimla, the Crown’s summer capital. There they will relax in the temperate climate: “dance and forget,” as one Indian observer…
The Road to Baguio
The Road to Baguio
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Delmonico’s turned 180 years old this week, and its current incarnation turned up and turned out in style to celebrate the amazing milestone with Gilded Age celebrities, costumes, and food. Granted, one hundred and eighty years means that despite the…
Happy Birthday Delmonico’s!
Happy Birthday Delmonico’s!
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Ten years ago today I wrote my first post for this site. I’ve experienced a lot of ups and downs in my life, but kept plugging away here; it was a bit of a lifesaver actually, an oasis and place of relaxation. However, on the flip side, the comfort and…
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There have been many times where I contemplated ending my maintenance of Edwardian Promenade, and a few times where I made moves to do so; however, I am extremely astonished and pleased to have met this milestone: a decade of blogging on Edwardian, Gilded…
Edwardian Promenade is 10!
Edwardian Promenade is 10!
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When the dog days of summer come around, the prospect of relaxing and playing on beautiful beaches is highly anticipated. The laws of “Jim Crow” (the colloquial name for the dizzying array of prohibitions and restrictions placed on black and white…
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