I needed a better connection to my father than I had, and the one I found was Adam-12, a series that was, in a way, designed with almost insidious perfection as My First Police Show — a smooth transition from kids’ TV into the grown-up world. For one thing, it was only 30 minutes; for another, that half-hour was usually divided among two or three bite-size, easy-to-follow, often amazingly uneventful stories of two white cops on the beat in Los Angeles (a city as exotic as Mars to a child who had never been west of New Jersey). For most of its seven-year run, it aired at 8 p.m., accommodating my bedtime. It was even, literally, the perfect shape for a TV series, by which I mean a show to be viewed on an old-fashioned 4:3 screen. The visual that dominated almost every episode was a two-shot of its main characters: Officer Pete Malloy (Martin Milner) — about 30, cranky, and sour — behind the wheel and, next to him, Officer Jim Reed (Kent McCord) — younger, … [Read more...] about Real-Life Cops, and Me
After, the global best-selling book series inspired by Harry Styles’s cheekbones, is living up to its Fifty Shades of Grey comparisons with the announcement of two more film adaptations. The Fifty Shades franchise had three Dakota Johnson comedies romantic thrillers, based on E.L. James’s Twilight fanfiction trilogy. Anna Todd’s After will officially have four films based on the sexy page-turners: After, After We Collided, and newly announced After We Fell and After Ever After. On September 3, stars Hero Fiennes Tiffin, who plays the brooding Hardin Scott, and Josephine Langford, good-girl-gone-bad Tessa Young, announced the third and fourth films. “There have been lots of people working really hard behind the scenes and we can finally tell you guys that the third and the fourth movies are officially going into production,” the stars tag-teamed the announcement on Instagram. … [Read more...] about Harry Styles Fanfic Movie
Writing in the new royal biography, Finding Freedom, authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand have shared some insight into what the couple's first marital home was really like inside, writing: "There was work to be done on the domestic front. During her previous stays in London, Meghan left clothes and a few decorative touches, but now she had to find room for all her belongings. … [Read more...] about How Meghan Markle put her own stamp on Prince Harry’s home Nottingham Cottage after moving in
She bought the property, known as Ladywell House, in 1995, and is believed to have treated it as a holiday home with her daughter and two grandsons Prince William and Prince Harry. She split her time between the house and her bungalow on Seil Island nearby. … [Read more...] about Inside Princess Diana’s mother’s home where Prince William & Harry stayed
Princess Diana's mother Frances Shand Kydd previously owned a beach house in Mollymook, in the New South Wales region of Australia. The Princess of Wales stayed there shortly before marrying Prince Charles, and royal expert Judy Wade's book Diana: The Intimate Portrait, paints a clear picture of what it was like inside. … [Read more...] about Princess Diana’s mother’s Australian beach house revealed: will Prince Harry buy it?