warm, weird fuzzies in the house with a clock in its walls

Necessary Backstory: In the 4th grade, Jared Thompson's dad came to visit him at school, and he ate lunch with us in the cafeteria. I remember it well, because it was my favorite elementary school lunch day: Pizza and Mashed Potato Day. See, I liked to spread my mashed potatoes over the top of my … Continue reading warm, weird fuzzies in the house with a clock in its walls

there’s a dumbo trailer!, or the challenges of still being a tim burton fangirl

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One of the first VHS tapes that I wore out was The Nightmare Before Christmas. In between the Coming Attractions and the movie itself, the video tape featured a segment, set to bombastic Danny Elfman* music, about the "genius mind" of Tim Burton. I didn't really know who Tim Burton was, but that segment always … Continue reading there’s a dumbo trailer!, or the challenges of still being a tim burton fangirl