Being on “The Bozo Show” when I was eight is not something I think about very often. Mentioning it at work, off-handedly and accidentally, is the first time I had thought about it in years.
We protect our children in this country. No questions asked. It’s an absolute. It’s that simple.
Nostalgia is a good, yet incredibly dangerous thing. It’s powerful, and you don’t want it to become too powerful. There is a shockingly thin line that you have to precariously walk between ‘Hey, I’m sure glad I went back and revisited that memory or feeling from a number of years ago,’ and ‘Oh man, I wish I hadn’t thought about that—now I’m super sad.’
Silence can be of tremendous value.
I can barely leave the house to run an errand in town without having some kind of emotional breakdown, so I don’t know how or why anyone expects me to get on a plane and take this show on the road.
I knew Brownstein primarily from Portlandia, the hilarious sketch television show on the IFC channel. But she was also a founder of the seminal Riot Grrrl band Sleater-Kinney in 1996…who knew? A lot of people, apparently.
Social media is sure a thing now isn’t it? Despite our best efforts, it has become a major part of our lives. It’s how we stay in touch with friends, and by ‘stay in touch,’ I mean we see photos of what someone we haven’t actually spoken to or seen in person in years is up to now, and can choose to make the ‘wow’ face in reaction to what they are doing or have to say.
Simply based on the structure of each hour-long episode, you could always tell when an episode of “Twin Peaks: The Return” was heading toward its conclusion; or, you could just look at your watch and see how much time there was left before the top of the hour, as you waited for the words “Starring…
My son, Gavin Alexander Fergus Moir, is born promptly at 7:00 p.m., and I realize that I will remember this date forever. He is perfect, healthy, and LOUD. At 7:30, my wife looks up at me and says, “You can still make the show.”
If you’re going to beg for special attention for being in love with the woman you married and for finding her desirable, why do you feel you need to beg for extra attention because she has what some may consider to be a fuller figure?