The Grayson Hall Blog-A-Thon commenced today. I haven’t written anything yet because there is a substantial cube of dense, heavy concrete where all of my good ideas should be, but fret not! The other participating bloggers have already posted their dedications and I highly recommend giving them your strictest attention.
Using lines from her Oscar-nominated film Night of the Iguana as thematic bookends,Frank Jay Gruber discusses the differences between Grayson Hall’s film and television performance styles, and why each is distinct and memorable.
“If you have to choose between real and interesting, choose interesting.” According to Patrick McCray, Grayson Hall gives us both in Dark Shadows.
At age 13, Sidney Weade‘s favorite actress was Grayson Hall … and she had never seen Dark Shadows.
The Drawing Room (THE BEST DS PODCAST EVER!)
On the latest installment of The Drawing Room podcast, Chrissy recites her poem, Ode to Hoffman, 1967, which celebrates Grayson Hall’s contribution to the early episodes of Dark Shadows. The poem is also available to read at the website.
S. R. Shutt shares his thoughts on the artistry of Grayson Hall, playfully inspired by Wallace Stevens’ short verse cycle, Thirteen ways of looking at a blackbird.
In other less Grayson Hall-centric news, in honor of the awesome bastard (or bastardette) who found my blog by googling “Sex Panther Chicken”, whoever makes the best use of my new favorite search term as a hashtag on Ye Olde Twitter in 140 characters or less wins one of these delightful PluckyChicken.net bumper stickers. Start you engines, Twitter Bitches!
Keep a browser window open just for me bronycorns, because it’s Friday and I’ve already put my brain on cruise control so that I can devote as much time as possible to blogging my balls clean the fuck off. SLACK MODE ENGAGED!