Saturday, August 19, 2006


"What is this? Christ!
'Little House On The God-Damned Prairie'
Maggie Gavin
'Rescue Me'

In both the Real World as well as in Toobworld, Laura Ingalls Wilder was a real person who chronicled her life on the prairie in a series of books.

Here in the Real World, those stories were later translated into a very successful TV series starring Michael Landon. In Toobworld, Laura's father, Charles Ingalls, bore a striking resemblance to the actor best known for "I Was A Teenage Werewolf".

In Toobworld, those books by Laura Ingalls Wilder could have been required reading in grade school in New York City, or at least very popular among young girls.

I'm guessing it's the former, because I don't see Maggie Gavin ever being the type of young girl who would have been reading those books. Instead, I think she was probably putting that kind of time into beating up smaller kids for their lunch money so that she could buy smokes.

So it was required reading, and not a TV show to Maggie Gavin.

Zonk averted!

My work here is done.....


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