Interview: 'Downton Abbey' star Laura Carmichael discusses the challenges of Lady Edith

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Interview: 'Downton Abbey' star Laura Carmichael discusses the challenges of Lady Edith
It's a perfect Lady Edith moment. I'm talking to Laura Carmichael a couple weeks back during the Television Critics Association press tour and early in our interview, she has to pause and take a call. She's all apologetic, but it's Ealing Studios and they've apparently forgotten that Carmichael isn't in England shooting "Downton Abbey," but rather she's Across the Pond promoting the upcoming fifth season. Ooops. That's the kind of thing that just doesn't happen with Lady Mary and Certainly wouldn't have happened with Poor Lady Sybil, rest in peace. But for Edith? Well, she's always had it harder. Lady Edith has reliably been forgotten, sneered at or grumbled about, but she perseveres. "Julian [Fellowes] has a theory that some people in life are lucky and some people are not. And Edith has not been lucky," Carmichael laughs. "But I think, to her credit, it's helped her be a far more
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Au Revoir, Les Enfants Du CriterionCast or How Travis Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Tourbus [CriterionCast News]

Dearest CriterionCast listeners,

If you haven’t heard through pensive whisperings, in Ustream, or in our latest episodes, Episode 29 and 29.5 will be my last appearances on our podcast for a few months. In my personal life (rather, in that minuscule part in which I am not in front of a movie or television or computer screen), I am making a big move from Portland, Oregon and back to North Carolina from whence I came. My motivations are in very large part for family, but I will have added bonuses of warm weather, sweet tea, and good ol’ Southern hospitality.

As a last hurrah to the Pacific Northwest, though, I will be leaving on tour with my good friends in Horse Feathers (who are featured in our main episodes’ closing music). We’ll be all over the United States and Canada for quite a few weeks, so if we are in your area,
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'Gladiators' chiefs ban X-rated nicknames

Gladiators producers banned the show's new stars from taking on suggestive nicknames.

Chiefs told the new set of Gladiators that they could come up with their own names, but were shocked by what the group came up with.

According to the Daily Star, Sam Bond hoped to be called Randy because of his flirtatious nature, while Caroline Pearce suggested the name of Bazooka because of her large breasts. Meanwhile, Damar Martin campaigned for the name of Rocket as he is the most well-endowed of the men.

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