Happy fifth anniversary to this feature! WHAT? It’s true! Vogue was founded in 1892 and has a fascinating and long history that you can read all about here on its Wikipedia page. It is currently run by a very scary … Continue reading Let’s Read Vogue, January 1956!
Good morning. It is the morning of May 19, 2022 as I write this. Usually I do this annual self-aggrandizing birthday Day Thread a lot more in advance but it’s been, uh, quite a week. A month. It’s been a … Continue reading The May 20 Day Thread Wishes It Was Your Birthday So It Could Party Too
Sugar was a teen magazine based in the UK that ran from 1994 to 2011, and then lived on in some form or another online until going dark in 2016. According to the Sugarscape wikipedia page, “Sugar used explicit sexual … Continue reading Let’s Read Sugar, June 1997!
The American Home magazine appears to have dependably chugged along for about fifty years between the late 1920s and late 1970s without a lot of fuss, but also without much going on to make it a must read. It went … Continue reading Let’s Read The American Home, December 1941!
This night thread is not about the celebrated and extraordinarily prolific actor named Adam Driver, who was born in San Diego California on November something 1983 and raised in Mishawaka, Indiana. This thread header will not mention his experiences as … Continue reading The July 20, 2021 Night Thread Is Not About Adam Driver
Ella Jenkins (b. 1924) is a folk singer known primarily for her 50 year body of work in children’s music. Jenkins has released 39 albums of songs incorporating folk music, protest songs, spoken word poetry, African American songs, nursery rhymes, … Continue reading The Day Thread Celebrates Ella Jenkins
This is one of my favorite SNL sketches. It’s amazing how you can watch it over and over again and focus on a different person on the dance floor every time and it’s equally entertaining. I apparently went to the … Continue reading July 16 2021 Night Thread Does The Cha Cha Slide
I stumbled across this music video for a Chinese pop song a few years ago and the song has not left my head since. In addition to being an incredibly catchy song, it has one of the most insane and … Continue reading Little Apple Night Thread July 15 2021
“Chaiyya Chaiyya” is a song from the Indian Hindi-language film Dil Se.. and features the excellent vocal talents of Sukhwinder Singh and Sapna Awasthi (neither of whom appear in the video). Like most Bollywood songs, the song has virtually nothing … Continue reading Chaiyya Chaiyya Night Thread July 14 2021
Hi all. Welcome to the Night Thread. I hope you had a nice day thread. I probably wasn’t around for most of it but I’m sure it was full of stimulating conversations about, I dunno, handlebar moustaches and suspension bridges … Continue reading Happy Birthday Andiddy Night Thread
There’s movies, and then there’s CINEMA. Taxi Driver is CINEMA. It’s literature. If you can make a movie about the legacy of the movie that inspired it, that’s literature. You can write a whole book on it. Many film students … Continue reading Late To The Party: Taxi Driver
For a rundown on Bride’s, check out the 1969 issue that I did last year. One generation later, the 80s version is both different and samey. It focuses a lot less on Your Life As A Wife-To-Be, Welcome To The … Continue reading Let’s Read Bride’s Magazine, 1983!
Hi, it’s me, your friend, Future ex-Mrs. Malcolm. This is The Day Thread. I’m writing this at 7:09 pm on Saturday, May 2, 2020, and unless something new and extra-extra-extra shitty goes down between now and 8 AM PST on … Continue reading Mrs. Malcolm’s Day of Birth Day Thread
So, to get this out of the way, Girls’ Life has never been affiliated with the Girl Scouts, the way that Boys’ Life has always been the magazine of the Boy Scouts. Someone just thought it was a cute name … Continue reading Let’s Read Girl’s Life, 2004-2006!
Hey it’s that time of week again where we talk about sex and relationships! Prompt: maintaining relationships in the age of social distancing, both sexual and platonic. This will be my final week of hosting the Sex and Relationships thread, … Continue reading Sex & Relationships 03/18/2020
So proms…proms are pretty much a North American thing, right? They’re a big end-of-year formal dance for juniors and seniors, but there’s a weird avalanche of expectations and customs you have to adhere to, like buying special flowers and arriving … Continue reading Let’s Read Your Prom, Spring 1990!
Hey who wants to talk about sex this week? Yeah, me neither. But we carry on. Prompt: dry spells Thank you to Viceroy Fizzlebottom for the prompt suggestion! Continue reading Sex & Relationships 03/11/2020
It’s your weekly thread to talk about sex and relationships! Prompt: kissing *thanks to Holly Jolly Giggle Fits for the prompt suggestion! Continue reading Sex & Relationships 03/04/2020
The sex thread is a little old place where we can get together and talk about intimacy and relationships in a safe and non shaming space. Sex thread ba-byyyy! Prompt: handling non-relationship stress with your partner (work, family, health, etc.) Continue reading Sex & Relationships 02/26/20
Welcome to the sex and relationships thread where we talk about sex…and relationships! Prompt: Sex scenes in media Continue reading Sex & Relationships 02/19/2020
Your weekly thread to talk about sex and intimacy and relationships and whatever else you feel like sharing on that subject. I’m busy. Let’s go for a good reliable quickie [topic]. Prompt: music that gets you in the mood Continue reading Sex & Relationships 02/12/2020