Fans of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, rejoice! The hit series, renewed for season three last year, is set to begin filming this week in New York.
And, later this month, if you're in Long Island: The…show put out an open casting call for men to play 1950s soldiers on Wednesday, March 27. We don't know much about season three — the details are being kept under wraps — but Tony Shalhoub, who plays Midge's dad, Abe, may have let something slip. "I think I’ve heard that we’re going to Miami… >> Read More
Incredible news, Kvellers: Amazon is now streaming all seasons of Little House on the Prairie. I repeat, you can now relive some of the awesomest parts of your childhood by binge-watching all nine…seasons of Little House on the Prairie, anytime you'd like. It's been 45 years (!!) since the TV series, based on author Laura Ingalls Wilder's wildly popular novels, first aired on NBC. The show followed the lives of the Ingalls family — head of the house Charles Ingalls, his wife, Caroline, and their three daughters, Mary,… >> Read More
If you and your tweens are not watching the Disney Channel show Andi Mack yet, you need to start ASAP. It deals with so many different kinds of identities, including Jewish identity, in a way not…usually seen on TV aimed at the pre-teen set. Andi Mack is the first Disney Channel show to focus on an Asian American family — and it’s broken new ground for the Disney Channel time and time again. The premise is that Andi (Peyton Elizabeth Lee) discovers that Bex (Lilian Bowden), the woman she thought… >> Read More
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is a lot of things. It's a super Jewish show; it's a show that unabashedly loves its heroine; it's critically acclaimed and consistently sweeps awards shows.
But one…thing Midge, the main character of Mrs. Maisel, isn't: A present mom. We've talked about Midge's parenting before — Kveller contributor (and Call Your Mother co-host!) Jordana Horn wrote about how Mrs. Maisel may be marvelous, but she's a terrible mom. This critique weaves throughout other reactions to the show; a Lilith essay headlined "Is Midge Maisel a Bad Mom?… >> Read More
I’ve finished watching both seasons of Amazon Prime’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and I’m feeling sad. I am going to miss the show’s main character, Midge. She captivated me from the opening…scene: standing in the middle of a reception hall, surrounded by the guests who had come to celebrate her wedding, she asked in her sassy, audacious style, “Who gives a toast at her own wedding? I mean who does that?!” Of course, we know the answer before she offers it. It’s Midge! She gives a… >> Read More