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Below are the 14 most recent journal entries recorded in Sugarbaker's Design Firm's LiveJournal:

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008
2:44 am
11 DW icons

1-3 Catherine Tate
4-9 Catherine, David & John Barrowman
10 -21 Designing Women


The rest are posted here  
Monday, August 4th, 2008
4:44 am
20 - Designing Women icons.


The rest can be found here at withaddedsyrup
Sunday, November 11th, 2007
8:13 am
Jean Smart LJ community.
Apologies if this isn't allowed and feel free to delete if that is the case, but there is now a Live Journal community open devoted to Jean Smart.

Please feel free to pop over, have a look and maybe join/friend if you are so inclined :D
Saturday, September 22nd, 2007
6:31 pm
Alice Ghostley Has Died
I knew she was sick for some time. She looked very fragile at the Designing Women reunion a couple years back. But its still sad. She will be greatly missed. As Bernice she really added an extra dimention to the cast (IE, Craziness, not that the other 5 main cast didnt have that from time to time).

Monday, July 23rd, 2007
3:20 am
A newbie with icons (I know, one of those types!!!)
18 - Designing Women icons, "Reservations for Eight"

The rest are HERE
as well as 8 made from various promo shots found HERE at withaddedsyrup
Tuesday, June 26th, 2007
8:15 pm
Designing Women on Ion
Just wanted to post that Designing Women started airing at 7pm eastern on ION (formally PAX) TV. Its great. So far they showed the Pilot, the episode where Julia gives her famous "The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia" speach, the one where Charline dates that heavy set guy Mason, and the one where Susanne burns down design house 86. I am so glad its back on tv at a time I can watch it. It was so hard to catch episodes on Lifetime when they started putting them on really early or really late.

Man I wish they would release the full seasons on DVD.
Friday, November 3rd, 2006
5:29 pm
A good Julia rant someone posted at ontd_discussion.
I made a post asking for people's favorite Julia rants, and someone posted this one I'd forgotten all about.

CALLER: .........and I just don't think I could vote for someone like Mrs. Sugarbaker who is so obviously against school prayer.

JULIA: Let me say once again, that I am not against prayer.

BRICKETT: These people are never against prayer, per say. They're what I call 14% Christian. They go to church one day and week and spend the next six trying to keep morals and decent values out of our schools and government ---- the very two institutions who should be instilling these things into our young people to begin with. Well, I say there's a reason we call it "One nation under God, indivisible" ...........maybe Mrs. Sugarbaker has just forgotten what that phrase was all about.

JULIA: (irritated) No, Mr. Brickett. I have not forgotten. I was just thinking that you seem to have forgotten the phrase "Separation of church and state", but the one thing I did forget was just how divisive, dishonest, and distasteful someone like you can be. I've sat here today and listened to you pander to these people, but you don't actually care about them, or you wouldn't be sitting here reinforcing their ignorance and prejudices.

BRICKETT: You heard that, Caller. She just called you ignorant and prejudice!

JULIA: (angrily) I do not think everyone in America is ignorant! Far from it!! But we are today, probably, the most uneducated, under read, and illiterate nation in the western hemisphere. Which makes it all the more puzzling to me why the biggest question on your small mind is whether or not little Johnny is gonna recite the Pledge of Allegiance every morning! I'll tell you something else, Mr. Brickett. I have had it up to here with you and your phony issues and your Yanky Doodle yakking! If you like reciting the Pledge of Allegiance everyday then I think you should do it! In the car! In the shower! Wherever the mood strikes you! But don't try to tell me when or where I have to say or do or salute anything, because I am an American too, and that is what being an American is all about! And another thing.........I am sick and tired of being made to feel that if I am not a member of a little family with 2.4 children who goes just to Jerry Fallwell's church and puts their hands over their hearts every morning that I am unreligious, unpatriotic, and un-American!! Because I've got news for you, Mr. Brickett...........all liberals are not kooks, anymore than all conservatives are fascists!! and the last time I checked, God was neither a Democratic nor a Republican! And just for your information, yes I am a liberal, but I am also a Christian. And I get down on my knees and pray everyday ---- on my own turf --- on my own time. One of the things that I pray for, Mr. Brickett, is that people with power will get good sense, and that people with good sense will get power.........and that the rest of us will be blessed with the patience and the strength to survive the people like you in the meantime!!

Crossposted to dixiebelled.
1:20 am
Dixie Carter LJ Group!!!
Please let me know if this not allowed, and I will gladly delete this post!

Being fans of Designing Women, I am hoping you all would like to join my LJ group for the amazingly talented Dixie Carter!!

I just started this site yesterday and am quite excited about it!

Feel free to stop over and take a look.



Current Mood: content
1:10 am
Little "STFU!" graphic I made.
I capped a YouTube video to make it.

Thursday, November 2nd, 2006
11:26 pm
Charlene: You think he's gonna come here and force us to dance?
11:13 pm
More quotes.
Allison: Oh, Julia, just so you know, the next time you see your lawyer on company time, it's going on your record.
Julia: Just so YOU know... The next time you speak to me in that tone of voice, you're going to the moon.

Julia: Suzanne, if sex were fast food, there'd be an arch over your bed!

Suzanne: I never use catalogs. I'd rather go in the store and see all the salespeople groveling and sucking up to you.
Julia: Pardon me, I never knew they were so solicitous at the K-Mart.

Charlene: Now Julia, you sound overwrought.
Julia: Yeah, well you're gonna think overwrought. If I miss my dinner with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter because of this, you're going to pay and pay big. I'm going to find you and hunt you down like a dog! I'm talking about you running through the woods in the snow with blood hounds ripping your clothes off! And remember Charlene, I have your address. You'd be wise to ask yourself "Do I know where my baby is?"

Julia: I'm saying I want you and your equipment out of here now. If you are looking for somebody to suck pearls, then I suggest you try finding yourself an oyster. Because I am not a woman who does that, as a matter of fact, I don't know any woman who does that, because it's stupid. And it doesn't have any more to do with decorating than having cleavage and looking sexy has to do with working in a bank. These are not pictures about the women of Atlanta. These are about just the same thing they're always about. And it doesn't matter whether the clothes are on or off... it's just the same ol' message. And I don't care how many pictures you've taken of movie stars - when you start snapping photos of serious, successful businessmen like Donald Trump and Lee Iacocca in unzipped jumpsuits with wet lips, straddling chairs, then we'll talk.

Julia: I guess I'm excited about seeing Mother again, visiting a totally new country. Of course, seeing Japan with Mother will be seeing the real Japan.
Suzanne: Julia, I am just here to visit Mother and pick up a car. I do not want to have any cultural experiences. As for seeing the "real" Japan, I've noticed that whenever people start talking about seeing the "real" anything, what they're talking about, basically, is hanging around with poor people. Now, I say I don't hang around with poor people at home, why should I do it on vacation?

Protestor: 50 animals died because of that coat!
Suzanne: Wanna make it 51?

Suzanne: And I'll tell you something else. I am not eating octopus, walking around in my stocking feet, or takin' a bath with my neighbors no matter what those little people say.
Julia: It's always stimulating to travel with the international voice of racism.

I'm also likely to start posting good quotes as I hear them on the TV like I used to do at goldengirls.
2:47 pm
Let's resurrect this place with a classic Julia rant!
Yes, you can give him a message. You do take shorthand, don't you? Good, we take it in the South too. Anyway, just tell him that I have been a Southerner all my life, and I can vouch for the fact the we do eat a lot of things down here... and we've certainly all had our share of grits and biscuits and gravy, and I myself have probably eaten enough fried chicken to feed a third world country - not to mention barbecue, cornbread, watermelon, fried pies, okra, and... yes... if I were being perfectly candid, I would have to admit we have also eaten our share of crow, and for all I know - during the darkest, leanest years of the Civil War, some of us may have had a Yankee or two for breakfast. But... speaking for myself and hundreds of thousands of my Southern ancestors who have evolved through many decades of poverty, strife, and turmoil, I would like for Mr. Weaks to know that we have surely eaten many things in the past, and we will surely eat many things in the future, but - God as my witness - we have never, I repeat, never eaten dirt!
Tuesday, July 20th, 2004
5:18 pm
I asked this Northern woman, "Where are ya'll from?" And she said, "I'm from a place where we don't end our sentences with prepositions." So I said, "Okay, where are ya'll from, bitch?"

Current Mood: bitchy
Wednesday, June 9th, 2004
1:01 pm
Hell yeah!
JULIA: Excuse me, aren't you Marjorie Leigh Winnick, the current Miss Georgia World?
MARJORIE: Why, yes I am.
JULIA: I'm Julia Sugarbaker, Suzanne Sugarbaker's sister. I couldn't help over hearing part of your conversation.
MARJORIE: Well, I'm sorry. I didn't know anyone was here.
JULIA: Yes, and I gather from your comments there are a couple of other things you don't know, Marjorie. For example, you probably didn't know that Suzanne was the only contestant in Georgia pageant history to sweep every category except congeniality, and that is not something the women in my family aspire to anyway. Or that when she walked down the runway in her swimsuit, five contestants quit on the spot. Or that when she emerged from the isolation booth to answer the question, "What would you do to prevent war?" she spoke so eloquently of patriotism, battlefields and diamond tiaras, grown men wept. And you probably didn't know, Marjorie, that Suzanne was not just any Miss Georgia, she was the Miss Georgia. She didn't twirl just a baton, that baton was on fire. And when she threw that baton into the air, it flew higher, further, faster than any baton has ever flown before, hitting a transformer and showering the darkened arena with sparks! And when it finally did come down, Marjorie, my sister caught that baton, and 12,000 people jumped to their feet for sixteen and one-half minutes of uninterrupted thunderous ovation, as flames illuminated her tear-stained face! And that, Marjorie --- just so you will know --- and your children will someday know --- is the night the lights went out in Georgia!

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