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That Girl

MY PASSOVER TRIP OF LOVE: THE ODYSSEY AND THE ECSTASY

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 05.02.2016 | Religion
Randee Mia Berman

We Jews have always been wanderers. Taking road trips. Traipsing, trekking, and schlepping. Forced to leave many places. As Tevye says in Fiddler ...

"Clever Little Lies:" A Droll New Dramedy at Westside Theatre

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 10.11.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

In Clever Little Lies, every line hits hard. Playwright Joe DiPietro has no mercy as he portrays a cheating husband whose child-obsessed wife coddles her baby with the new-age spirit and energy that make parents dreadful company these days.

Marlo's Most Cherished Memories of Her Father, Danny Thomas

Posted 06.17.2015 | Home

Marlo's sits down to talk about her most cherished memories of her father, Danny Thomas, for Father's Day 2015. Watch the entire interview above fo...

Wishing You A Happy, Blunder-Free Thanksgiving

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Marlo Thomas

One of the best parts of Thanksgiving for me is re-watching some of the classic holiday blunders that have been depicted on television. Whether dealing with the drama of in-laws or botching a traditional family recipe, these are some of my absolute favorite outrageous Thanksgiving blunders on TV.

Who's Afraid of That Girl?

Dr. Rebecca Kennedy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Dr. Rebecca Kennedy

If you're a millennial woman trying to navigate the hook-up scene, chances are that you know about That Girl. You try not to be like her, and you don't want guys to mistake you for her.

Famous People I Have Known - But Didn't Know It

Peggy Elliott | Posted 09.07.2013 | Entertainment
Peggy Elliott

I am looking at a picture of a very young Richard Dreyfus. It is a frame captured from an episode my partner, Ed Scharlach, and I wrote for the TV sitcom, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir in 1972.

I Heart Love, American Style, (But Not Exclusively)

Peggy Elliott | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Peggy Elliott

Between 1966 and 1976, I wrote over 150 television situation comedy and variety episodes, mostly with my partner, Ed Scharlach. I am often asked which show was my favorite, and it's not easy to answer.

Why I Don't Like Men With Facial Hair

Peggy Elliott | Posted 05.11.2013 | Fifty
Peggy Elliott

I am not attracted to men with facial hair. It's not really a phobia, though I confess I am somewhat ambivalent about both Santa Claus and Jesus. It is all because of my childhood Pediatrician - my parents called him a baby doctor - had a mustache exactly like Adolf Hitler's.

Could There Have Been 'Girls' Without 'That Girl'?

Peggy Elliott | Posted 04.22.2013 | Fifty
Peggy Elliott

'That Girl' was a pioneering concept. Bill Persky and Sam Denoff were the creators and shepherds, but Marlo shaped the direction, determined to create a role that was not a conventional girlfriend or wife -- a leading role, not a second fiddle and straight-woman.

Shelley Emling

Creator Of 'That Girl' On Marlo Thomas, Snooki And Today's Best Sitcom

HuffingtonPost.com | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.16.2012 | Fifty

During the Depression, you always left before the rent was due. There was no sense of holding on to things. I don't even know where my five Emmys are.

Marlo Thomas's Beverly Hills

Love Letters | Posted 07.09.2012 | Travel
Love Letters

Some houses had glamour, some had laughs, some had secrets and some had the worst of it. That was my neighborhood.

Marlo's Photo Galleries

Posted 07.17.2012 | Women

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Photo Memories From "That Girl"

Posted 11.19.2012 | Women

"That Girl" was a true original when it made its debut in 1966 -- a single woman on her own was unheard of on TV at the time. Here are some of my fav...

"That Girl" 45 Years Later -- Who Are the Game Changers This TV Season?

Marlo Thomas | Posted 11.26.2011 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Hard to believe now, but 45 years ago my character, Ann Marie, was the only girl in town. In this season's television lineup, there are nearly a dozen new shows starring bright, funny young women.

What is Marlo Thomas Up to Now?

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bruce Kluger

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Persky on Technology

Bruce Kluger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bruce Kluger

Permit me to share a wonderful piece by legendary writer-producer-director Bill Persky on modern technology. It appears in the today's edition of USA Today.