Views you can use, science, and April Fool’s jokes done right. Fun stuff! Read More This Week in Lady Reads
Greetings, all. This week’s Friday News Bites are rather heavy on the Indiana-specific content, for a number of reasons, but we have some other governmental and entertainment matters to cover as well. Let’s get started:
Camp NaNo has started. Have you? Read More Camp NaNo 2015 — Week 1 Check In
Ten years ago on March 30, America lost one of its most brilliant minds. Mitch Hedberg is cited all the time as one of the most influential comedians by other comedians of the last 25 years. I happen to agree with those comedians. Read More The Spirit of Mitch Hedberg
A month ago on a Tuesday morning, I was sitting in an office. Last Tuesday morning, I was lying on my back totally naked while strangers painted me.
*Based on the music in this post (Vanilla Ice, etc.), we’re using this term really loosely.
Growing up in the ’90s, I learned everything I know about music and pop culture through constant absorption of TV and movies. Movie soundtracks became pretty essential to my understanding of pop music. Most of the music I listened to in my early childhood were Bollywood soundtracks, so the shift from Bollywood to Hollywood was fairly natural.
One of the most despicable and manipulative commercials I have ever seen was one for an antidepressant. The ad showed all of the ways people around the depressed person were suffering because of the depressed person’s condition. One of the ads showed a dog picking up a ball, only to look disappointed when he didn’t get to play. The implication was that your depression breaks your dog’s heart. Read More Your Depression and Your Dog
Camp NaNoWriMo starts this week, and I’m sure those of you participating have already put together writing playlists. Below, some of the songs on my playlist! Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Camp NaNoWriMo Edition