My Favorite Husband, I Love Lucy and … Us.

  I Love Lucy was born on a hot Saturday afternoon in August, 1948. It would be three years until the title and faces would become familiar, but the genesis had its birth at that precise moment: when comedy radio writer Jess Oppenheimer received a phone call from CBS asking him to substitute …. for […]

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Pictorial Palette: Lucy

Gosh. Isn’t she lovely? Our Pictorial Palette of the week is inspired by this delightfully whimsical piece of poster art from the 1943 film adaptation of Cole Porter’s DuBarry Was a Lady starring Red Skelton, Gene Kelly, and the woman of the hour: Lucille Ball. Lucy’s centennial is tomorrow, something made even sweeter by the […]

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