Julia Sugarbaker. Clair Huxtable. Alexis Carrington. Murphy Brown. Carla. Roseanne. Assorted blonde moms.
I love YA. Anyone who’s ever said hello to me, seen my bursting bookshelves or gone to a book signing where I’m the oldest one there without a tween in tow, knows that.
Once upon a time, you could talk about racism and terrible rich people in a funny way.
Saturday mornings. Are you old enough to remember Saturday morning cartoons on all of the major networks? I am. Saturdays were my favorite morning of the week, because there were cartoons on from the time I woke up until lunch. We didn’t get a VCR or cable until I was in junior high, so all […]
Happy Friday, team! I’m in an ’80s mood, so you all have to deal with it. It seems like it’s been a crazy busy week for a lot of people, so I hope everyone has a good, restful and/or fun weekend!
It’s time to get lost in the conversational hedge maze that IS a Persephone open thread, team. I hope everyone’s having a good week. And if you’re not: hey, it’s more than halfway over.
I was just thinking, ‘What the hell happened?’ In the world we live in today, where we’re inundated with talk of crooked politics, violence, bullying, the death of the environmment – sometimes it seems impossible to remain hopeful. All those childhood dreams we had, so vibrant and attainable, they’ve all given way to very adult […]
This 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, […]
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.