Remember that old party game “Telephone?” A message is passed from person to person and at the end of the line it is spoken aloud to the group. Hilarity ensues when I love eating grilled cheese and bacon sandwiches with chips and a glass of milk turns into Grover Cleveland’s guilty pleas banned leprechauns from … More Foxy Bibliophile: WE, THE JURY
You know that person you wanted to be when you grew up? There’s still time. That’s the message of Chris Bohjalian’s latest murder mystery, THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT. And it’s damned good news, too–for those of us who are old enough to know that one’s life is the sum total of one’s choices, good or bad. … More Foxy Bibliophile: The Flight Attendant
Every once in awhile, I’m reminded of the years I spent teaching ROMEO & JULIET to fresh-faced ninth graders who loved it for two reasons: They are throbbing hormones preoccupied with all things sexual and Shakespeare delivers with lots of deliciously dirty innuendos and even a sex scene in the third act/climax whereby the two … More Foxy Bibliophile: Home for Unwanted Girls
Swimsuit season has arrived! Before you go running and screaming from the dressing room, remember that it’s not as bad as you think. Dressing room lighting stinks, cellulite looks better poolside or on the beach, and between some Lycra and a little strategic padding (your own natural or a little help from Foamy McRubber) you’ll … More Foxy Bibliophile: Now That You Mention It
What is a bad daughter? Is it that little girl who can whine you right into a wine bottle? How about that preteen princess who creates more drama than Broadway? Or the teenager who pushes your buttons to the point that yanking out your thinning, graying hair is preferable to having this argument one more time.