This is probably the first book I ever read on my own. Don’t ask me why I started with the third one, but I’ve never read the first or second. 86 more words
Tags » My Childhood.
My first alphabetical fictional character is one who was a huge favorite of mine growing up: Ariel, better known as “The Little Mermaid”.
I’ve defended Ariel (and the other Disney Princesses) before, but for today we’re going to ignore the people who like to complain about what a bad influence the Disney Princesses are on young girls and just pretend for a moment that The Little Mermaid is just a nice movie with nothing to complain about, because… 412 more words
When the trials of the modern world, from that merciless stud V. Putin, to that ineffective flim-flam man B. Obama, weigh heavy on my mind, I look to the esoteric, to that impenetrable line like the Maginot that has been with me since my inception–that line of hair that defines my face, my bangs. 466 more words