Monthly Archives: November 2013

Race in Peanuts: Non-Franklin people of color!

I don't think she's white

Maybe she’s sad because she’s a POC in 1969?

News flash to anybody who has not seen this in the past half century!

Last night, as I was channel surfing on Thanksgiving Eve, I noticed A Boy Named Charlie Brown on ABC Family. It was halfway through but I decided to watch it, despite only being partial to A Charlie Brown Christmas (THE BEST THING EVER) and never having found any of the other specials up to its sky-high caliber.

If you’re not familiar with A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969), Charlie Brown makes it to the national spelling bee in New Yawk City, where he competes against a bunch of other kids. Who are the other participants?

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Blast from the past: Jerrod remote control

Electronic House

Electronic House

Do you remember these things?

My family used to have one until my parents realized I was watching too much cable and took it away.

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Family Guy: WTF? [Spoilers]

Fox

Fox

Uh…I just watched Family Guy. And I can’t believe what happened.

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire [Spoilers, duh]

Lionsgate

Lionsgate

I watched The Hunger Games: Catching Fire this morning. By myself.

And it was awesome.

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The Meatball Shop: Where fatties go to binge

The Meatball Shop

The Meatball Shop

I ingested this entire ice-cream sandwich: espresso ice cream in a chocolate-chip cookie.

After I ate the Everything but the Kitchen Sink Salad with chicken meatballs in pesto with a fried egg.

Post-munching on my dining companions’ polenta, broccoli rabe, and risotto.

While drinking some sort of warm cider drink.

After downing two gin and tonics a few doors down at Fiddlesticks because we were told our wait was 75 minutes (it was more like 30) and I can’t bear to waste any alcohol.

Oh, food. Why must you torture me so!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, NICOLE!

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Lazy Saturday

Cannelle Patisserie

Cannelle Patisserie

Testing. Testing. Anyone out there?

It’s been a long time, friends. (And by “friends,” I mean, MAYBE Nicole.) Anyhow, why not delve back into this blog by going back to its roots: What exactly am I watching?

(Also, I spent the entire late afternoon and evening on my couch, so writing about it makes it feel slightly productive.)