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Laura J. Burns

Laura J. Burns writes books, writes for TV, and sometimes writes TV based on books and books based on TV. She's the managing editor of The Gist.

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This year’s Academy Awards were…different. Obviously Covid has changed every awards show this year, and the Oscars adjusted as well as they could. They...

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I don’t really remember The Dana Carvey Show from the 1990s. I could, God knows I’m old enough. I just don’t. It was a...

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Beware: Spoilers below! If there’s one thing to be learned from watching historical dramas about women, it’s that being a woman sucked. There’s no...

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We all love Alan Tudyk, right? He’s never been anything but incredible in every role, and he can do it all–comedy, drama, voice acting,...

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One of the great things about living in New York is the proximity to Broadway, not to mention Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway. The Great White...

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It’s almost Spring! Not even your doubled-up Covid masks can protect you from that creeping feeling that soon we’ll all be back out in...