Children in The Twilight Zone

As I mentioned in my post about The X-Files, The Twilight Zone was a favorite show of mine in my own youth. When I set out to cover childhood in spooky entertainment, I was curious to see what childhood looked like on The Twilight Zone. I could not remember many episodes that featured kids. When … Continue reading

Girlhood on The X-Files: Top 5 Episodes

Happy October! Welcome to the spooky season and part one of a four-part series looking at girlhood in some of my favorite spooky entertainment. This week, I am taking a look at girlhood on The X-Files (do do do do do doooo). Girlhood on The X-Files I have such good memories of The X-Files from … Continue reading

Learning from Tami Taylor. Learning from Our Stories.

I was in a relationship with another person (I call him He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named) when the last few episodes of Friday Night Lights aired. I was gripped by the argument between Coach and Tami while he puttered about, not really understanding what I was so invested in, since he hadn’t watched the show before. If you haven’t … Continue reading

Girl Meets World: Pilot Review

Like a lot of people in my generation, Boy Meets World was an important part of my formative years. Cory and Topanga were my favorite love story. Feeney was my role model. All that. As a life-long fan of Boy Meets World, I was doubtful that Disney could recapture that magic. As a girlhood studies … Continue reading

Boy Meets World Slam Poem

Just as I was trying to pick myself up from the HIMYM finale, this emerged. As a person who was a kid in the ’90s, Boy Meets World holds a special place in my heart. Topanga was up there with Clarissa Darling, Blossom, and Punky Brewster on my list of girlhood role models, and this … Continue reading