LTP: 4/11

Happy Monday, Persephoneers! Hope you all had a nice weekend and are facing this week with your game face firmly in place.  We’ve got all sorts of cool stuff on tap for you, and we’re swinging into action with a completely frivolous and entertaining lunchtime poll. Read More LTP: 4/11

Manufacturing a Celebrity Crush

Meghan’s post about JTT and the subsequent comments about all the celebrity crushes of my generation only served as a reminder about my own personal shortcoming: I don’t have celebrity crushes.  In middle school when all the girls were cutting out their Tiger Beat pictures of JTT and Jonathan Brandeis and my sister was rewinding the scene in Casper where Devon Sawa and Christina Ricci kiss, I was far more interested in the general phenomenon of celebrity crushes. Read More Manufacturing a Celebrity Crush

Wherefore Art Thou, Jonathan Taylor Thomas?

Once upon a time I fancied myself in genuine, once-in-a-lifetime, preteen lurv with Jonathan Taylor Thomas. The “once-in-a-lifetime” tag applies especially, because I’ve never been one for celebrity crushes. Other than a brief, mental dalliance with suit-wearing Joseph Gordon-Levitt circa Inception (you can keep your mopey, plaid-shirt-wearing JGL circa 500 Days of Summer), I haven’t experienced a major crush since JTT (please pardon my use of acronyms; they just feel right). Read More Wherefore Art Thou, Jonathan Taylor Thomas?