The ‘Dallas’ Finale Goes Wild

Gather your “Dallas” friends, plan your barbeque.  The season finale of TV’s No. 1 new cable drama of 2012 gets unveiled Wednesday (8/8) and I can promise you a wealth of captivating  moments. Having watched the first batch of seven episodes together last spring, my mother, who is 81, and daughter, who is 20, and I reconvened to view the season ender, “Revelations.”  Once again, laughing in surprise and shouting at the TV ensued, from all three generations. There’s a …

TEXAS IS BIG

 We’re on a crusade, and if it has the name Alzheimer’s attached to it, we’re there. Last week my husband, my BFF, Meryl Comer, and I went from DC to Big D, Dallas, Texas for the Alzheimer’s AWARE Luncheon.  I have never been to Texas and it seemed to me like a long way to travel for chicken salad, but that just shows my ignorance about the big state.  As it turned out, the whole event was elegant.  The Stetsons were big (particularly …

Patrick Duffy: The Man From Atlantis Swims Again!

Patrick Duffy is in Los Angeles, but not for long. On this day, chatting with me for an episode of my Movies for Grownups radio show, , it seems he’d rather be home with his wife on his Oregon ranch. Still, business is business. “Not a lot of film being done on the ranch in Oregon,” he says. One thing he’s in town for is to promote the DVD release of his cult classic TV series, Man From Atlantis, but …