This Week in Misogyny Isn’t a Grave Threat to Fraternities

Happy Friday, ladyblogland! This week we’ll talk about two new campaigns to bring feminism to the masses, a truly absurd amount of terribleness, and a math lesson from John Oliver. (As usual, trigger warnings for just about everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny Isn’t a Grave Threat to Fraternities

Every time I turn around”¦I see something that reminds me of TV

junk coming atcha from tvThis post was inspired by two things.  The first was Buster Blonde’s hilarious post about “˜80s TV fear, which reminded me that every time I think of abandoned refrigerators and CPR I think about that episode of Punky Brewster.  In fact, because I have seen every episode of Punky Brewster no less than 25 times, there is a long list of things that remind me of episodes of Punky Brewster.  But, as an avid TV watcher, Punky Brewster was not the only show I watched as a kid. I was listening to the Jordan, Jesse, Go! Podcast the other day (It’s funny. You should check it out.)  The phrase Appotomax Courthouse came up, and as I was listening my mind immediately went to an episode of Growing Pains where Mike is going to cheat on a history test and writes Appotomax Courthouse on his huge, huge tennis shoes.  Well, I’m obviously not the only one who associates Appotomax Courthouse with Growing Pains, because Jordan brought up the same episode.  It got me thinking about all of the things that we first hear as children on TV, in movies, or in books and are forever associated in our minds.  I made a little list of some of the things that are inextricably linked to media in my mind. Read More Every time I turn around”¦I see something that reminds me of TV

Things 80s Television Taught Me to Fear (As Demonstrated Through Very Special Episodes of Popular Sitcoms)

Old refrigerators. Through a very special episode of Punky Brewster I learned that, at some point in life, I would come across an abandoned refrigerator, and I would, for some reason, be compelled to climb into that refrigerator. Read More Things 80s Television Taught Me to Fear (As Demonstrated Through Very Special Episodes of Popular Sitcoms)