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Archive for March, 2009

The Baby-Sitters Club is rife with examples of glaring violations of child labor laws. Logan works as a busboy at the Road Spud. Laine poohs baby-sitting in favor of working as a cashier at Flowers and Bows, the boutique on the Upper East Side (or West? Please, someone with Stacey’s Ex-Best Friend handy, let me [...]

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A questionnaire Ann filled out for Scholastic. Powell’s Q&A with Ann and Laura Godwin Also, if you would like to work on the wiki, we ask that you check out the WikiGuide first, to get a feel for the proper format of the wiki.

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Reading the BSC often requires a suspension of disbelief. The shy, mousy girl getting the guy (pre-makeover, even!), middle school girls of diverse personality and interests and social standing being the best of friends, thirteen-year-olds being entrusted with the care of infants–if you started to list everything about the BSC that wasn’t realistic, you’d be [...]

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I haven’t read any fanfic or RPGs for a while, but I get kind of pissy when I read a statement like, “I didn’t read FF, so it’s not canon for this story.” I know that I’m one of the few people who really enjoys FF, but I don’t feel like you can deny its [...]

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One of the marked features of the time warp is that no matter when someone’s birthday supposedly falls, after Logan Likes Mary Anne!, if you’re in eighth grade, you’re thirteen, and if you’re in sixth grade, you’re eleven, and so on. Even if you’re Dawn and your birthday is in February, if it’s an eighth [...]

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You could make a lot of points about Twilight and why it sucks. You could focus on the use of words like “chagrin” and “dazzle.” You could talk about the series as “abstinence porn,” or raise the question of Edward Cullen as an abusive control-freak. None of these things really bother me, though. I can [...]

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Yahoo! Answers is basically a repository of FAIL. The following question is proof positive of this fact: Let’s dissect the many layers of FAIL in this question. Wanting to know how to best contact Peter Lerangis isn’t FAIL, because how do you think I found this question? I was googling that shit. No, the issue [...]

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