Monthly Archives: October 2010

Lies, Schemes and Crocodile Tears

[This post contains whiny, brattish SPOILERS!] In my post about Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, I sneered at lesser teen movies that posit hooking up with a member of the opposite sex as the be-all and end-all of our existence… … Continue reading

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Quasi-GothWatch: Tibby Rollins

Yes, I know that ‘Tibby’ (as portrayed by Amber Tamblyn) doesn’t actually identify herself as a “Goth” in The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants movies… she’s more of a generic, PG-rated outsider/rebel character… but she does wear an awful lot … Continue reading

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Dames in Denim

I tried on my oldest surviving pair of jeans today, and was saddened by how snugly they fit me. A few years ago, I needed a belt just to keep them up, and could slip them off without even undoing … Continue reading

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Choose Life… Choose Comedy… Choose Scotland

Checking the site’s stats this week, I was bemused to find that some poor soul ended up here after asking their search engine to make a value judgement on the relative attractiveness of pocket-sized Scottish actress Shirley Henderson. So, in … Continue reading

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The Devil Hates Logic

[Warning: This post will contain SPOILERS!!!] This week my horoscope warned me that I may be tempted to betray my principles and “sell out”, but that I must listen to my conscience and nurture my nobler instincts, no matter how much … Continue reading

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The Tragic Kingdom

The cover of House Bunny (2008) proudly boasts that it comes “from the screenwriters who brought you Legally Blonde”… which is perfectly true, of course, but it’s not the whole truth. Legally Blonde (2001) was based on a previously published … Continue reading

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September Searches

And so, as the good ship Vox goes down for good, I approach the end of my first month as a WordPresser. Being a nerd, I can’t help obsessing over my stats… and feeling a little chagrin at the reports … Continue reading

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