Music Video Monday: Once in a Lifetime

Today on Music Video Monday: “Once in a Lifetime” by Talking Heads This is one of my all-time favorite music videos. Toni Basil (who, despite being an actress, dancer, choreographer, and so on, is remembered mostly for her 80s hit “Mickey”) worked with David Byrne to choreograph the video. Mister Byrne wasn’t interested in dancing... Continue Reading →

You, specifically! Are you ready?

This week in unpopular opinions that have annoyed people: I don't think vaccines cause [insert diagnoses here]. I would rather have a child with [insert any of the above] than a child who dies from a preventable disease. Person-centered language. This isn't really an opinion; it's being a decent person who uses language that ensures... Continue Reading →

Earthlings Are Gross

This is the Finest Nerd Czarina, and I hate the news. You know what else I hate? Litter. Why are people so lazy that they can't just walk over to the trash can or recycling bin and properly dispose of their trash? I know many people don't mind living in their own filth, but I... Continue Reading →

China Is Biding Its Time (Maybe.)

HELLO, this is the Finest Nerd Czarina, and I hate the news! You may have assumed that I have been less angry about the news, since I haven't been complaining about it as much. Perhaps I have become more optimistic about the times we're living in. Maybe I became a Tr*mp supporter and now love... Continue Reading →

Teeny Tiny Chronicles, Chapter 2: Cool Walk

COOL WALK Remember MC Hammer’s parachute pants and gloriously 90s dance moves? When Hammer rose to pop culture stardom, my father seized the opportunity to capitalize on the phenomenon. In the early 90s, my sister and I were tweens, that particularly obnoxious phase between “sweet, innocent child” and “angsty, hormonal teenager”. There is nothing a... Continue Reading →

Drinking Mercury

"Do you know Smashing Pumpkins are coming to Boston?" My best friend Adam and I had been watching music videos at the time, and, as a matter of fact, I didn't even know The Smashing Pumpkins were back together, let alone touring. I rely purely on other people for any updates on entertainment or pop... Continue Reading →

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