Crushin on Environmental Awareness in 1990

Still in the early stages of understanding life in 1990, pop culture was far from my radar. I was babbling words and apparently always asking “why,” a favorite word of mine both then and now. So I wasn’t aware of ‘Captain Planet’ when it premiered in September of that year. Thankfully though, we had yet... Continue Reading →

The Official 2022 Crush List 

If we’re looking at the big picture - this year wasn’t that much better than the last. However, if we switch gears and ignore the politicians who continue to bicker instead of working together to ensure we’re a united country…then perhaps it wasn’t all that bad from a crush perspective…I mean, I welcomed an onslaught... Continue Reading →

2022 Crush List

We did Joe, we made it to the end of another year and with that we gained a whole new gang of crushes from non-traditional superheroes to those that made me say, NOPE in the best way possible. These are just half of my overall list, and make sure to check out for the... Continue Reading →

The 2022 Crush Chronicles

Back when you had to pay for cable and pretty much just watched the same handful of things almost everyone you knew did, life felt simpler. Today there are countless streaming services on top of cable and it’s just - a lot. This means that we’re being introduced to a shit ton of new TV... Continue Reading →

Workplace Crush: TV Guide Edition

To take a line from ‘The Goldbergs,’ it was 1980-something, and…the whole world was obsessed with whether or not Sam Malone and Diane Chambers from ‘Cheers’ would wind up together. Yes, long before Ross and Rachel swept the world under their spell, Sam and Diane were were-they-won’t-they supremes.  The big difference is ‘Cheers’ is a... Continue Reading →

Middle School Crush: The Bad Boys

Rachel McIntyre Smith found herself enamored as soon as a skater boy with nothing in his backpack but her middle school crush dreams, and it would’ve worked in her favor if…well, you’ll have to listen to how this singer-songwriter managed to fumble. Oh, it’s a story fit for the screen, and perhaps one day it... Continue Reading →

The Elementary School Crush Franchise

An elementary school crush means a lot because it’s often one of the first times you recognize these new types of feelings toward another person, or character. For Abigail, host of ‘The Manic Pixie Weirdo Podcast,’ it was after seeing ‘Harry Potter’ that feelings started to arise in her for Daniel Radcliffe.  We talked about... Continue Reading →

An Elementary School Crush on Ice

When Abigail AKA The Manic Pixie Weirdo was in elementary school she came across an actor in a movie that would go on to be one of the most successful franchises ever. We talked about that crush this week, and it got me thinking…what franchise was I absolutely obsessed with at that age? Well, ‘The... Continue Reading →

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