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Category Archives: Downton Abbey

Sick-Person TV

The only upside to getting sick was the many afternoons I spent curled up on the couch at home, watching daytime TV. I inhaled the drama of pre-recorded episodes of Beverley Hills 90210 while playing with my Brandon and Dylan sticker collection (interspersed with sporadic vomiting). Read more »

Amusements and distractions

Killings brings you our weekly selection of posts that have amused, enlightened and generally distracted us. Good day, one and all. When two of our favourite funny women are hosting the Golden Globes, the inevitable press and hype in the lead up is fun to follow. Here … Read more »

KYD No. 11 Teaser: Mel Campbell’s ‘‘You’d Never Wear Leather Gaiters to go Duck Hunting in 1920!’: Dressing Downton’

For our first Issue Eleven teaser, cultural critic Mel Campbell discusses the charm and complexities of Downton Abbey‘s costly costumes. Want more of KYD Issue Eleven? The whole issue will be available for purchase in on 10 October. Stand by! Downton Abbey is basically a hi-res soap … Read more »