The Books That Taught Us About Sex

A comprehensive list from the Persephone Magazine Staff.

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Petals on the Wind, A Lifetime Movie Extravaganza

Megan, our friend and fellow V.C. Andrews fan from …in the Attic wrote a recap of Lifetime TV’s Petals on the Wind and shared it with us.

When I reviewed Flowers in the Attic, I was so disappointed that I didn’t get to write about blood drinking. Well, this time I get to write about angry handjobs, so I think it all works out.

Yeah. That’s what I said. We’ll get there. Read More Petals on the Wind, A Lifetime Movie Extravaganza

Flowers in the Attic 1987, a Live Blog

Everyone grab your drinks and snacks, and fire up the Netflix Instant, if you’ve got it. The liveblog will start in just a few moments. Edit: It’s all below! We’ll be back at 8p, EST for the Lifetime liveblog!

A .gif from 1987 film Flowers in the Attic. A young woman attempts to get her mother to eat a cookie.

We Can’t Wait For: Lifetime’s Flowers in the Attic

Word of some remakes causes me to rend my garments and shake my balled fists at the sky in betrayal. Lifetime’s Flowers in the Attic remake? Bring me all the box wine, the remote, and some powdered sugar doughnuts, please. Read More We Can’t Wait For: Lifetime’s Flowers in the Attic

1989 – I Had It (The Right Stuff)

I would never, ever be seventeen again, but what a hoot it was to do once.  I wanted to try everything, in my relatively sheltered way.  I dyed my hair, I traveled a little by myself (well, to see my very best life friend on the East Coast), I smoked a cigarette, I slept with This Boy, who was a little bit of trouble and a lot of intellectually incurious. Read More 1989 – I Had It (The Right Stuff)