Maggie Smith’s “Good Bones” is going around again. W.H. Auden’s “September 1, 1939” is circling through social media, as it did after September 11. Why do we turn to poems in the wake of national events like this election? In… Continue reading ?
It's even better if you read it in the voice of Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess.
Maggie Smith may have been absent at several Emmys ceremonies, but the television academy doesn’t hold a grudge, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. The 81-year-old Harry Potter star won her yet another Emmy last month but didn’t turn up to the ceremony. Show More Summary
“Dame Maggie’s 1967 portrayal of the playful debutante Beatrice … is thought to be the earliest British television broadcast of the whole play. But the screen version of the famed National Theatre production by Italian director Franco Zeffirelli was assumed a lost treasure missing from the BBC’s archives.”
by Rich Smith "Because white men can't police their imaginations / Black men are dying."—from Claudia Rankine's Citizen. JAMIYLA LOWE If you've been keeping up with the book section right here in the Stranger, then you've already met...Show More Summary
Will she finally learn what a weekend is?
Dame Maggie Smith has made her acceptance speech via PBS’ Twitter account – and it’s obvious that the Dowager Countess isn’t the only one with a sense of humor. For Dame Maggie’s brilliant response, read on. Dame #MaggieSmith graciously...Show More Summary
"Downton Abbey" star Dame Maggie Smith wants Emmy host Jimmy Kimmel to show her where her Emmy is. Kimmel joked during his Emmy monologue Sunday night that stars had to be present to win under what he called "the Maggie Smith rule." The British actress had been nominated nine times for Emmys and...
If you watched the Emmys on Sunday, then we're sure you saw Dame Maggie Smith's big win for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role in Downton Abbey. As you may recall, Miz Smith wasn't in attendance so host Jimmy Kimmel took the opportunity to make a joke about how many times the [...]
After Maggie Smith won her third Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her performance as the Dowager Countess on “Downton Abbey” — her fourth Emmy overall — Emmys host Jimmy Kimmel intervened, confiscating the trophy in mock disdain for Smith’s...
Maggie Smith scored her third Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Emmy last night for her indelible portrayal of Downton Abbey‘s Dowager Countess. She also took some repeated ribbing from host Jimmy Kimmel. He noted at the top of the show this was the ninth career Emmy nomination for Smith and the ninth time she was a no-show. Show More Summary
During last night's Emmys, host Jimmy Kimmel took jabs at all manner of celebrities, and some of his most absurd jokes were aimed at Downton Abbey's Maggie Smith. The actress had the perfect response to his award-nabbing ways.
Last night, Jimmy Kimmel's simmering resentment toward Dame Maggie Smith — who has been nominated for nine Emmys, won four, and never bothered to attend a ceremony — came to a boil when he attempted to launch a full-on revolution against her inevitable Emmy win in his opening monologue, declaring that any ... More »
Maggie Smith has responded to Jimmy Kimmel‘s bit at last night’s Emmy Awards, where he claimed he was putting her trophy in the lost and found! The 81-year-old legendary actress won the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series award for her work on Downton Abbey. Earlier in the show, Jimmy said he would be [...]
Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell. Let's hope the Dodgers are not like Maggie Smith and actually show up for the last two weeks of the season. On your mark... The race to the division title begins tonight, so don't get too disappointed by the loss...
It's an honor to be nominated...but that doesn't necessarily mean you show up! The stars came out in full force for the 2016 Emmys, but there were a few notable nominees (and...
There were some inevitabilities going in to the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night: “The People v. O.J. Simpson” would win big, Maggie Smith wouldn’t show up even if she won, and we’d hear lots of Donald Trump jokes. But the telecast, hosted for the second time by Jimmy Kimmel, proved to...
While the Emmy winners during Sunday night’s 68th annual ceremony vacillated between the totally expected (Game of Thrones again, Veep again, Maggie Smith again to the 18th power) and the surprisingly fresh (Kate McKinnon, Tatiana Maslany), the acceptance speeches stayed the course almost all night long. When it came time ... More »