Dear Miss Know It All

Dear Miss Know It All,MKIA

I may have done something stupid. Need your advice. When my boss travels, I make his hotel reservations. I never book them under his celebrity name. We actually use his birth name. For example: Cary Grant’s real name was Archibald Leech. So if this was for Mr. Grant, I would book it for Mr. Leech. Well, recently we had a really busy week involving sick pets, broken down cars, an some kind of virus on the computers. It was just one of those crazier than normal weeks. For some reason, I booked his recent hotel under his real name. Eek!
Now he is there and people are calling him at the hotel and finding him because of this! I mean, this isn’t Tom Hanks we’re talking about, but still, if I told you his name, he is famous enough, that this shouldn’t happen. I feel like an idiot.  How do I make this error up to him when he returns next week?

Not Thinking

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The Tina and Amy Show

…also known as the Golden Globes will be handed out this Sunday.

Many look at who is nominated and who wins as a precursor to the Academy Award front-runners.

Here’s my take on it”

70th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Show

All I really care about is what Amy and Tina will be doing. Love those gals!


SAG Noms Sent it

SAG Award


I just sent in my nominations for the 20th annual SAG Awards. Will be curious to see how many of the people I chose will be part of the official noms which will be announced this Wednesday.

Suffice it to say I did NOT nominate Steve Moyer or Carrie Underwood (and yes they submitted themselves for nomination).

PS  I love that they have a category for best ensemble. Can you guess who I nominated?

Award Season!

Friendly reminder for those of you who salivate at the thought of Hollywood’s Awards Season. Here are the dates for 2014: award


Jan 8: People’s Choice Awards

Jan 10-12: Golden Globe Awards Weekend

Jan 16: Critics Choice Awards

Jan 16-26: Sundance Film Festival

Jan 18: SAG Awards

Jan 26: Grammy Awards Weekend

March 2: Academy Awards


I am on the nominating committee for the SAG Awards, so I will be watching that with particular interest. And I NEVER, EVER miss the Grammys!


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emmys-2010-225 Okay Primetime EMMY nominations came in today.

Here are my thoughts:

Are these the only shows on TV?

American Horror Story

Breaking Bad        Downton Abby          Game of Thrones          Girls     Homeland    House of Cards         Mad Men

Modern Family …         and the now cancelled 30 Rock and The Office

So these are the shows that got the most nominations. Over and over and over

again. Same old, same old.

Bright spots: The Tonys received writing nods, which they should. Anthony Bourdain’s new show got quite a few nods which was a pleasant surprise.  Colbert and Daily Show of course were nominated. It would be nice to see a tie there.

Odd: I find it a sad commentary of TV these days that the “Variety Show” category is made up mostly of award shows. Really? We need to bring back the variety format folks!  Special Class included the Super Bowl halftime. I guess that’s what the TV folks think is entertainment? No offense to Beyonce intended.

Confused: I know many hated The Newsroom on HBO (at least Jeff Daniels got a nod) but to not nominate Aaron Sorkin for writing (unless I missed it) is a travesty in  my opinion.


The Emmys will air on September 22nd at 8:00 PM on CBS.