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On A Girl's Education in Little House in the Big Woods

@thisisunclear Don't forget the pig's bladder aka the pioneer's version of a balloon!

Posted on September 11, 2013 at 12:49 pm 4

On A Girl's Education in Little House in the Big Woods

@emilies Do you mean when they (SPOILER) thought Jack died or when he really died?? Because when he didn't really die and then they see him again I cry buckets and I'm like PUT YOUR DAMN DOG IN YOUR WAGON NEXT TIME.

Posted on September 11, 2013 at 12:30 pm 1

On Friday Open Thread

Has anyone ever taken an improv class before? Did you get anything out of it? I went to a free one the other day and have now signed up for a 7 week course even though the idea of it makes me want to pee myself a little bit. It was fun but exhausting fun because I was so nervous the whole time!

Posted on August 30, 2013 at 5:59 pm 0

On Friday Open Thread

@I'm Right on Top of that, Rose

Mos def. I mean, this could possibly be 100% Excited Golden Retriever and very innocent, but if you feel something is a bit off, I'd probably still go ahead with the date but be on your guard and make sure it's in a public place, etc.

Posted on August 30, 2013 at 5:35 pm 0

On Remembering Lilith: Fiona Apple

@fainthope2310 ??

Posted on August 21, 2013 at 11:36 pm 0

On What If Gwyneth Paltrow Is Merely a Mirror of Our Own Obnoxiousness?

@dracula's ghost "...we are commenting angrily about vegenaise on a feminist website" lololol TRUTH.

Posted on August 21, 2013 at 8:54 pm 1

On Remembering Lilith: Fiona Apple

@BScottie The Idler Wheel also hit me right in the feels fo sho.
"Regret" gives me the chills. I think the saddest lyric of that song is, "'Member I when I was so sick and you didn't believe me?" I mean seriously. You have been writing about horrible men for over 10 years now (though she certainly has made a case for herself as well)! Find a new, emotionally healthy man for the love of God. Someone a step up from a filler like "Jonathan" even! A part of me really wants Fiona to have a breakthrough and abandon the angst and write clever and beautiful songs about happiness and lightness and at least occasionally ending up on the other side of sadness and struggle. I want her to come up with her own brand of chai tea or something and live on a farm with a bunch of horses but I don't know if that'll ever be the case.

Posted on August 20, 2013 at 8:20 pm 2

On Remembering Lilith: Fiona Apple

I LOVED THIS. You two expressed so much of the complexity (and undying love) I feel for Fiona but am completely unable to articulate.

I remember listening to her on my discman on my walk to high school school around 2002. I was in elementary school when Tidal and When the Pawn came out but I think her particular breed of beautiful sadness and angst will forever find an audience in beautifully sad and angsty teenage girls.

Sidenote- after watching the video for "Hot Knife" I saw that PTA is now married to Maya Rudolph! For some reason that makes me so very happy.

Posted on August 20, 2013 at 4:58 pm 2

On Friday Open Thread

@adorable-eggplant I can't handle this! SO CUTE! As is this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgEOSSwEsPE

Posted on August 2, 2013 at 5:17 pm 0

On Friday Open Thread

@adorable-eggplant Brilliant! In the same vein, if only I could make a career out of watching adorable Asian baby videos on youtube (creepy?)

Posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:39 pm 0