Category: The Pop Culture

Swimming With Pigs {Kind Of Literally}

I — unapologetically — watch The Bachelor. {See also: all version of the show: The Bachelorette, Bachelor Pad, even the one where they go to paradise oh stop it} I would love to tell you that I watch it for the life lessons, but mostly I watch it because sometimes…

I Think I Need A Paddle. Or At Least Some Depends.

I’m taking my puffer and the codeine-filled cough syrup every four hours as directed (I’m typically a rule follower by nature, although I never repeat in my lather and rinse routine) even though cherry-flavored anything makes me gag (except for Nibs because they really basically just taste like sugar plastic)…

In Defense of The Selfie Stick And Other Pariahs

I am kind of, sort of in love with the Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast. It’s funny, it’s smart, and I find myself nodding in agreement more often than not. The one about American Idol ending was so completely on point. I like the full episodes, the small batches, and I…

Life Goal: Do Not Be Betty Draper Francis

Last night’s Mad Men was awwwwwkard. I can’t even possibly count on my fingers and my toes how many times I cringed and squirmed for poor Don Draper as he sat in the offices of SC&P. But the funny thing is, as far as the stickiness of the episode {that’s a…

A Little Less Hipster Ariel

So, remember recently when Seth Rogen was all over the news because he is awesome spoke before the Senate about Alzheimer’s? Well, as a long-time fan of Seth (Jew power!) and of his laugh (one of my favorite things in the world…it might even hold a place on MY LIST, just…

Ten Books In Ten Minutes

Congratulations to me, I was the last person on earth to be tagged in the Facebook Book Meme! (Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Holidays to me. I’m an equal opportunity celebrator around here.) Now, I’m not one to typically play Facebook memes. You won’t catch me going to some random…

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