This is me apologizing to everyone I’ve ever lived with (mostly you, Mom) for watching this movie every time it pops up on TV.
If you’ve seen any of John Waters’ movies, you know to expect a certain breed of weird misfit comedy that is wonderful and dark and hilarious; Cry-Baby (1990) is one of those movies.
Happy New Years, Persephoneers! Read More Midweek Musical Open Thread: Les Miz
At this moment in time, I’m in my pyjamas, sucking lozenges, with a wheatie bag on my chest, and due another dose of paracetamol. In short: Juniper Junior managed three weeks back at school before bringing back a cold. Read More Mamma Mia!
Maybe it’s because I grew up in a home that banned nearly all contemporary music (including Christian pop, rock, and soul!) except for musicals, but as an adult, I enjoy few things more than watching folks prance across a stage whilst singing. This weekend, I went to see a musical in which prancing is about 5% of the action and the rest is death, tragedy, and powerhouse numbers. That’s right: Les MisÃ©rables! Read More Lunchtime Poll: Musicals!
For us here in the States, we can finally see the weekend on the horizon. I don’t know about you guys, but Thursdays always seems to come simultaneously fast and yet also at the end of a long, horrible tunnel, every week. So I like to lighten the workaday week with a bit of a song and dance number. Read More This Open Thread is for All You Strange Rock ‘N’ Rollers