1990s · Al Pacino · Comedy · Ex-offenders · Feminism (white + black and everything in between) · Film · Garry Marshall · Gender & Society · Mental health · Michelle Pfieffer · NYC · Social demography · Socie Dinner Party · Working class

Socie Dinner Party: Frankie and Johnny (1991). Or, Michelle Pfieffer is such a MILF. Or, Al Pacino is such a Cougar.

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • Days since Pine Rest: 14
  • Marital status: Divorce as soon as possible
  • Spiritual status: Judaism
  • Individual status: Jeannie. No more, no less.
  • Dietary status: Pizza and root beer
  • Drug status: Coffee and cigarettes
  • Mood: Stable
  • Personality:  Jeannie
  • Sexuality: Baths–hot, steamy bubble baths. Showers need not apply.
  • American status: So fucking American in so many ways.
  • Feminist status: Garry Marshall films. Penny Marshall films, too.
  • Hipster status: Oh, baby I like it raw . . .

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2000s · Bryn Mawr College · Doctoral studies · Feminism (white + black and everything in between) · Gender & Society · invisible labor · Social demography · Socie Dinner Party · Texas · The more you know

Gender & Society, UTSA Honors Course from Juanita M. Firestone. Or, Baby feminist grows up. Or, be Tori Amos.

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • Days since Pine Rest: 14
  • Marital status: Questioning
  • Spiritual status: Judaism
  • Individual status: Questioning
  • Dietary status: Anything I can find, at the moment
  • Drug status: Lithium, coffee and cigarettes
  • Mood: Stable
  • Personality:  Groucho Marx
  • Sexuality: No thanks.
  • American status: From womb to tomb
  • Feminist status: Blacker than yours
  • Hipster status: Oh, god. It’s happening to me, isn’t it? Well, it isn’t all bad. There’s PBR, David Lynch movies, and American Spirits. Leather-bound notebooks and coffee shops. Hey! I’ve been hipster since 1998. God, that was so “hipster.” (read: Self-loathing)

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1990s · 2000s · 2010s · Comedy · Doctoral studies · Feminism (white + black and everything in between) · Film · Gender & Society · Music · Pine Rest 2017 · Self-care · Social demography · Socie Dinner Party

Day Seven at Pine Rest. Or, a “dyke whore,” no, that don’t make me. Or, I don’t give a damn about my bad reputation.

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Grand Rapids, Michigan

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