I’m likely to be cited in a scholarly paper- about ‘Say Yes to the Dress’, of all things. How did this happen, I hear you ask? During my freshman year in college (Spring semester) I took English 120, Reading and Writing the Modern Essay. Professor Graham was excellent: she introduced me to non-Charlotte’s Web/Stuart Little E.B. White, who is still one of my favorite essayists, and made us wear adhesive mustaches during one class (I forget of what that was apropos)(I hate dangling prepositions).
Anyway, she posted on Facebook recently (yes, we’re Facebook friends) asking if anyone watched ‘Say Yes to the Dress.’ And because I
was a bit embarrassed have no shame in owning up to my guilty pleasures, I said ‘Maybe a little.’
Pffft. Maybe a little as in I used to watch it every week after riding lessons while having lunch. So she asked me a few questions about it- What I liked, were the accents notable, etc… Continue reading “The Best of Mind-Numbing TV”