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31st Aug '15 10:22:56 AM kryz
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* When Carrie has briefly met Aleksandr but hasn't yet begun dating him, he attempts to call her. Without listening to anything beyond "Hello", Carrie immediately dismisses the call as a "wrong number" without further questions and then hangs up. A few times. So does she genuinely believe that it's a wrong number despite it being the very distinct accent of a somewhat famous celebrity she'd met recently and yet somehow doesn't recognise over the phone, or is she preemptively giving all unanticipated callers the cold shoulder? I legit can't tell whety it's SJP's acting or the ambiguous script, but it's not entirely clear.
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* When Carrie has briefly met Aleksandr but hasn't yet begun dating him, he attempts to call her. Without listening to anything beyond "Hello", Carrie immediately dismisses the call as a "wrong number" without further questions and then hangs up. A few times. So does she genuinely believe that it's a wrong number despite it being the very distinct accent of a somewhat famous celebrity she'd met recently and yet somehow doesn't recognise over the phone, or is she preemptively giving all unanticipated callers the cold shoulder? I legit can't tell whety whether it's SJP's acting or the ambiguous script, but it's not entirely clear.
30th Aug '15 8:18:01 PM kryz
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\n* When Carrie has briefly met Aleksandr but hasn't yet begun dating him, he attempts to call her. Without listening to anything beyond "Hello", Carrie immediately dismisses the call as a "wrong number" without further questions and then hangs up. A few times. So does she genuinely believe that it's a wrong number despite it being the very distinct accent of a somewhat famous celebrity she'd met recently and yet somehow doesn't recognise over the phone, or is she preemptively giving all unanticipated callers the cold shoulder? I legit can't tell whety it's SJP's acting or the ambiguous script, but it's not entirely clear. ----
10th May '15 10:20:21 PM nombretomado
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*** And in {{Glee}}, one of the characters' favorite musicals is Theatre/{{Wicked}} and her mother is played by Idina Menzel. It's really nothing more stand out than any other example of celebrity paradox.
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*** And in {{Glee}}, ''Series/{{Glee}}'', one of the characters' favorite musicals is Theatre/{{Wicked}} ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'' and her mother is played by Idina Menzel. It's really nothing more stand out than any other example of celebrity paradox.
22nd Apr '15 5:48:44 PM bkbits
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** Obviously, it's not a big enough issue to mention in the movie or the series, but I actually think it would have been weird and not consistent with their characters if they had had Miranda and Steve change Brady's name after they got married. I can imagine Steve or someone else bringing it up as an idea, but then I imagine Miranda would point out that it would be silly to change his name just because other people aren't used to a child taking his mother's last name instead of his father's (when the parents are married). Also, it really meant a lot to Steve when Miranda gave Brady his name, so I feel like that symbolism would be more important to him than following convention.
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** Obviously, Obviously it's not a big enough issue to mention in the movie or the series, but I actually think it would have been weird and not consistent with their characters if they had had Miranda and Steve change Brady's name after they got married. I can imagine Steve or someone else bringing it up as an idea, wondering if they should change his name, but then I imagine Miranda would point out that it would be silly to change his name just because other people aren't used to a child taking his mother's last name instead of his father's (when the parents are married). Also, it really meant a lot to Steve when Miranda gave Brady his name, so I feel like that symbolism would be more important to him than following convention.convention and pressuring Miranda to conform.
22nd Apr '15 5:47:04 PM bkbits
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** Obviously, it's not a big enough issue to mention in the movie or the series, but I actually think it would have been weird and not consistent with their characters if they had had Miranda and Steve change Brady's name after they got married. I can imagine Steve or someone else bringing it up as an idea, but then I imagine Miranda would point out that it would be silly to change his name just because other people aren't used to a child taking his mother's last name instead of his father's (when the parents are married). Also, it really meant a lot to Steve when Miranda gave Brady his name, so I feel like that symbolism would be more important to him than following convention.
9th Apr '13 1:41:19 PM EarlOfSandvich
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*** And in {{Glee}}, one of the characters' favorite musicals is {{Wicked}} and her mother is played by Idina Menzel. It's really nothing more stand out than any other example of celebrity paradox.
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*** And in {{Glee}}, one of the characters' favorite musicals is {{Wicked}} Theatre/{{Wicked}} and her mother is played by Idina Menzel. It's really nothing more stand out than any other example of celebrity paradox.
17th Feb '13 8:15:12 AM Jabroniville
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** I think overall that Carrie's narration is about 50% column, 50% actual narration. She obviously mentions some people publically (Big and that politician, for example), but probably keeps other things hidden. The sheer length of her narration at times implies you couldn't fit all that in a newspaper column.
20th Jan '13 12:47:16 PM miznico
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** Probably part of Charlotte's Flanderization of her naivette.
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** Probably part of Charlotte's Flanderization of her naivette.naivete.

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** Probably part of Charlotte's Flanderization of her naivette.What she has is a Hitachi Magic Wand, ostensibly a back massager but was known for years as a vibrator. Hitachi have finally embraced its more popular function and now sell attachments for sexual use. Check out the amazon reviews - hilarious! http://www.amazon.com/Vibratex-HV-250R-Hitachi-Magic-Massager/dp/B00005M1WE
4th Sep '12 4:09:25 AM pimpdaddy
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*** And in {{Glee}}, one of the characters' favorite musicals is {{Wicked}} and her mother is played by Idina Menzel. It's really nothing more stand out than any other example of celebrity paradox.
20th Aug '12 8:29:11 AM Mytly
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** My impression was that it ''was'' a vibrator, but the store clerk didn't want to admit that. In the same scene, Samantha proceeds to advise other women buying "back massagers" in the store, and says to one something like "I think that one ''is'' a back massager."
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