Unbuttoning America: A Biography of Peyton Place | 23 Jul 2015 // 8:15 PM
With its frank discussions of poverty, sexuality, class and ethnic discrimination, and small-town hypocrisy, Peyton Place was more than a tawdry potboiler.
Peyton Place: When Discretion Was Partly a Genteel Quality, Partly a Requirement of the Censor | 24 Jun 2010 // 4:00 PM
A world where nothing is right or reassuring, and little will ever be resolved happily, not in 30-minutes or 30 years – TV as depression, an endless picturesque grind. Rather like life.
Peyton Place Redux | 11 Aug 2010 // 3:10 AM
Maybe it's time again to revisit Peyton Place, not the cheesy television show or even the risque novel, but the big screen movie of love,