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Humor

#LessThanClassicallyBeautiful: A GChat

In which a not very at all serious conversation about, race, beauty standards and Viola Davis is had.

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Fall TV Edition

The leaves are getting crisp. Giant men are hitting each other for fun. Jam is being made. It is fall, which to me means new TV shows and old TV shows. Well, it means TV in general. One of the best parts of TV shows are their theme songs. I love the intersection of music […]

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Pop Culture

Sorting the Stars: Isla, Amy & Jayma

Welcome back to another edition where I show my lack of pop culture.

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Open Thread

Flashback OT: “For What It’s Worth”

I’m guessing everyone has associations with music, some good, some bad, some memories “just are.” There are songs I hear that make me think of meeting my husband, songs that make me remember being with Selena and Demeter in college, songs from high school, you get the idea.

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Open Thread

Oh Happy Weekend OT I See Before Me

That’s it for our regularly scheduled weekday posts this week! Slay will be here over the weekend for the writers’ group, and most of the staff people will be around catching up with our old friends and getting to know our new friends. I’m keeping the 5x points party going through Sunday afternoon, so this […]

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Open Thread

Flashback Monday OT: 1979 or Your First Movie

Happy Monday, Persephoneers! I hope today was a good one. Over the holiday weekend, I was able to enjoy the new Muppets movie, and I have to say, it’s a good one. Even my kids, who don’t really know the Muppets from the Smurfs left the theater singing, “Am I Man or a Muppet?”

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll – 9/7

Who is your favorite Muppet?   Elmo has received a lot of hype in the past two decades, for some unknown reason. Bert and Ernie get in the news occasionally for what they do or do not do in their twin beds. Kermit is probably the iconic Muppet. But I’ve always had a soft spot for […]

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Open Thread

This Is Just An Open Thread

I started a new big-league freelance job last week, and I’m only a third of the way through our book club selection, so this is an open thread to use however you’d like. 

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The Daily Goodie

TDG: 3/2 (And Answers to Last Night’s Trivia)

Happy Wednesday Persephoneers!  We’ve got all kinds of good stuff in store for you today, including Round 2 of  Middlemarch Madness (Yay!).

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Pop Culture

The Magic of the Muppets

Friday Mr. Sally J and I pulled our kindergartener out of school and went on a road trip. We took the family to Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry for the day, and it didn’t disappoint.