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The Macabre Mansion
Indulge your love of all things menacing and Gothic with our special salute to the macabre mansion. We examine how the iconic motif of the solitary house on the hill has been celebrated in film and literature over the past two centuries. Segments: 1. “Psycho” and Pop Culture (Julia Cunningham). 2. Gothic Literature (Geoff Booth). 3. The Witch’s Lair (Suzanne Dimma). 4. The Dakota Apartments, NYC (Julius Kalcevich). 5. Grey Gardens (Julia Cunningham). 6. Tim Burton’s Mansions (Paul Dotey).
Take a sentimental journey to the most romantic of all seasons — autumn. Our stylish salute to fall may be enjoyed any time of year. Segments: Central Park in Fall (Julia Cunningham), Tweed (Suzanne Dimma), Rosen’s Cinnamon Buns (Amy Rosen), Autumn Music (Julia Cunningham), Corduroy (Linton Drummond) and Fall Foraging (Suzanne Dimma).
Get your heart pumping with our special salute to stylish fitness fads and workout clothes — from the past century and beyond! Segments: Popular Gym Culture (Julia Cunningham); Swimming (Suzanne Dimma); Fitness in Regency and Victorian England (Geoff Booth); Fad Diets (Amy Rosen); Aerobics Style (Linton Drummond) and Yoga (Suzanne Dimma).
Head to an iconic design destination, where food from the griddle and grill is served up 24-7 — with a side order of sass. Segments: Diner Style Motifs (Suzanne Dimma); Diner Food (Amy Rosen); Diners on Screen (Julia Cunningham, Linton Drummond); Diners in New York City (Julius Kalcevich); Diners at Nighttime (Suzanne Dimma) and Diner Signs and Menus (Paul Dotey).
Get the fascinating origin stories of iconic holiday traditions — from hanging Christmas wreaths to eating desserts in Provence. Segments: Animated Christmas Specials (Suzanne Dimma); Christmas in Provence (Amy Rosen); The Victorian Christmas (Geoff Booth); Christmas in New York City (Julius Kalcevich); The Christmas Wreath (Suzanne Dimma) and Christmas Cards (Paul Dotey).
The Grand Hotel
Check into the grandest of grand hotels as seen throughout history — in movies, books and real life. Segments: Design (Suzanne Dimma); Service (Amy Rosen); The Overlook Hotel from “The Shining” (Julia Cunningham); Grand Hotel Bars (Julius Kalcevich); The Grand Budapest Hotel (Julia Cunningham, Linton Drummond) and Eloise and The Plaza Hotel (Suzanne Dimma).