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True Confessions of a Netflix Binger

By Alexandra MacAaron
Home alone with a terrible cold, I watched Showtime’s entire series "The Tudors" on Netflix. Not a season, mind you, but the entire series: 6 wives, 38 episodes. Every time I told myself I should get up, get to work (get a life), I’d fast-forward through the closing credits and Netflix would automatically push me into the next episode. It was marvelous.
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Books

Roz Reads: Fay Weldon’s ‘Habits of the House’

By Roz Warren
By Roz Warren

It's 1899 London, and the reader is a fly on the wall as aristocrats scheme, servants gossip, and the social climbers try to claw, cajole, charm, or threaten their way into the elite Dilberne dining room so they, too, can enjoy a dozen delicious courses with guests who include the Prince of Wales. This will satisfy your Crawley cravings!

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Film & Television

Emmy Awards 2012: Watch the Women

By Alexandra MacAaron
Whether or not "Mad Men" can continue its Drama Series winning streak (and whether or not Jon Hamm finally receives the recognition he deserves), I can’t help but root for Christina Hendricks in the Supporting Drama Actress category. This was her character Joan’s year. . .
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General Medical

As the Emmys begin, the WVFC Checklist…

By Women's Voices For Change
For those following the buzz about the 63rd Emmy Awards, much of it has sounded more like a small screen Superbowl: "Mad Men vs. Boardwalk Empire," "Louis C.K. vs. Steve Carell." The exception: praise for the singular Jane Lynch by her Emmy-nominee peers. We at WVFC, on the other hand, have been keeping our applause lights for the group of over-40 actresses we highlighted as the summer began.
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Film & Television

2011 Emmys: Our Nominations, Please

By Women's Voices For Change
Last year, we honored our winners with a photo gallery; this year we thought we'd do it now, so on awards night you've got a list to cheer for, with links to the nominated shows and previous WVFC love. Who on this list do you love? What will you be watching for next month?
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