Warning: This entire post contains spoilers from the February 4th and 6th episodes of  This Is Us. If you have not watched them yet, WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU WAITING FOR. Go watch right now. Put your children in time out. Make up a reason. Leave work if you must. Then come back here and discuss.  11:06 p.m.…

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Warning: This entire post contains spoilers from the January 23 episode of  This Is Us. If you have not watched it yet, WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU WAITING FOR. Go watch it right now. Put your children in time out. Make up a reason. Leave work if you must. Then come back here and discuss.    via GIPHY This…

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Sorry for the delay, you guys. It’s taken me a full 48 hours to even sit down with my laptop and try to type coherent thoughts about the four part Gilmore-palooza. My mind has been processing slower than my digestive system working on all that Velveeta I consumed on Thursday and Friday. Why? Because I…

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It’s not surprising that I’m proud of my 15-year-old daughter for loads of things. She’s smart, talented, funny, empathetic, kind, driven, and possesses a wicked, sarcastic sense of humor. But what I might actually be most proud of her for—and what won’t be surprising to those who know me—is this: she’s a superfan. Superfan [soo-per-fan] noun A person who exhibits…

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Random thing to know about me #287: Recently I’ve had to start using a magnifying mirror — one the size of a paper plate that is suctioned cupped to my regular bathroom mirror which no longer works — to be able to do things like put on eyeliner and actually SEE MY FACE … and when…

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Great news, O fellow fans of guilty pleasure shows chock full of girls with identical hairstyles and tear-streaked faces who’re hoping to live out their unattainable dreams in front of a cameraman who’s currently shooting his own, I’ve got a show for us to dish over for the next couple of months. And while it doesn’t have roses…

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For almost 38 years I’ve been subjected to a torture and a hell. Something that the overwhelming majority of society—and even members of my own family—finds baffling and threatens to ostracize me for. Something I’ve oftentimes had to conceal in the very interest of my own survival. I hate Star Wars. (Hides under desk) I always…

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Ahhh, awards season. It comes rushing in on a cool breeze of Pumpkin Spice, changing leaves, and front porch mums. Well, in Minnesota, anyway. In Los Angeles it comes in on a 100° heat wave of deflated hair, glistening décolletage, and impressive back sweat. If you’ve been hanging around here long enough, you know how…

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You guys, I’m not kidding, since the episode ended I’ve had the chorus to that old 1976 song by Mary MacGregor in my head on a loop. (And don’t even tell me you don’t know the song or I’ll have my Stretch Armstrong beat you up.) “Torn between two loverrrrs…feeling like a fool. Lovin’ both…

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