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After working for a college magazine and then Flagpole, Athens' music magazine, Cybele Lange spent over a decade working on various IT jobs in the Atlanta and Athens area. She's been a stay at home mom for eight years and has been able to indulge her love of books, movies, and television while ignoring her child and avoiding housework. Cybele was hooked on Downton Abbey from the first showing and has been fantasizing about a houseful of servants ever since.

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This Week's Contest Winner

Congratulations to this week’s GPB Downton Abbey Contest winner Lenore Wells!   Check out the contest page at to see how you can win a English...

January 13, 2012 - 4:00pm
Desperate for Downton

Is Downton Under King Tut's Curse?

Did you know that one of the previous Earls of Highclere, Lord Carnarvon, was not only the financial backer but present at the excavation of King Tut's tomb in the Valley of the Kings in 1922? The...

January 12, 2012 - 5:00pm
Desperate for Downton

The Labrador War

Seeing the characters of Downton Abbey deal with the effects of World War I gives us a compelling story to watch every week, but did you know that there was another war going on behind the scenes?...

January 12, 2012 - 7:59am
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I Dreamed of Downton Last Night

One of my favorite parts of Downton Abbey is seeing the house and grounds. Being an obsessive googler, I researched the house and was thrilled to discover that not only were the interior scenes shot...

January 11, 2012 - 5:19am
Desperate for Downton

A New Season for All

Downton Abbey is back with a cannon blast! It's so sad to see poor Matthew at war, with that hat hiding his lovely blonde hair. Luckily for him (and us), he has some leave coming and is going to...

January 9, 2012 - 7:08am