QUOTE OF THE NOW

"There's only so much you can learn in one place / the more I wait, the more time I waste" (song "Jump" by Madonna)

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Shoulder pads and big hair

There's a new cable channel showing older 70s-90s comedy shows, so I've been watching some Murphy Brown, Designing Women, Golden Girls, and Mary Tyler Moore. They all pass the Bechdel Test--two women who have conversations with each other, about topics other than men. And they were popular shows. It's fun to watch. (They're not showing any black-character shows right now except The Fresh Prince. It would be nice to see The Jeffersons again.)






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