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Penelope Pitstop Vs. Josie & The Pussycats.

Memories of a ridiculous debate.

Back in the ’90’s, I had this part-time job. It was pretty much a slacker gig, doing telephone surveys at night. 366 more words

Love, American Style

I am perfectly aware that I have been far too influenced by television. I am part of the Television Generation and I’m pretty sure that my family was some kind of test model for the Big Three networks. 558 more words

A (Very) Small Taste of Culture or How To Be a Terrible Parent in Less Than Three Acts

I think it would be a safe bet to say that most parents want their offspring to be exposed to at least a little bit of culture while they are growing up. 687 more words

Maybe Some People Want to Rule the World But I Sure as Hell Don't!!!

I love this video. It brings back all kinds of ’80s memories featuring brightly colored polo shirts, mullets and the imminent threat of world annihilation. But gloom and doom aside, I think that I can say in all honesty that I have NEVER wanted to rule the world. 461 more words


Stay Tuned

My childhood was one of flight and narrow escapes. By the time I was five, my original father had signed over his parental rights to me. 1,121 more words


Space 1999: The Bringers of Wonder

Space 1999 ran from 1975 to 1977 and was one of several live-action series produced by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, who are best known for their shows featuring marionettes. 1,858 more words

Day 24 in a month of writing: A New TV Season Doesn't Mean What it Used To

Monday night Jeff and I watched Big Bang Theory. The character Penny had gone from long locks to a short cut and we found out what had happened to Sheldon Cooper since the finale of last season. 984 more words