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The Problem with Mannequins Circa 2014: A Rare Note on Body Image and Weight in Middle Age (300th Victorian Chick Blog!)

Ed. Note: Yesterday I wrote the better part of a blog about Robin Williams, genius and mental illness, but because it’s a more academic (that is, allusive and exegetical) blog than usual and my printer is disconnected from my MacBook, … Continue reading

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First Blog of 2013: Victorian Chick’s Reflections on Happiness, Social Media and Elizabeth Wurtzel

  “Happy is good. I’ve always been a fan of happiness.” –Marsha Mason to James Caan in Neil Simon’s Chapter Two. It’s been two weeks since my pre-NYE blog as I have intermittently been working on my monster blog for … Continue reading

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Victorian Chick at the “Love Event” (Sheraton Gateway): Larry Loik, Life Coaches and Motivational Speaking

      “How many tapes, books, CDs, DVDs have you bought to change your life, only to find that nothing changed?” –Larry Loik, Biggest Tony Robbins franchisee, entrepreneur, motivational speaker “Uh, none.” –Victorian Chick (aka anti-woo woo therapy snob) … Continue reading

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Quick Pre-Aqua Aerobics Post: Heart and Souls, the 90s Version of Heaven Can Wait

Just sitting in bed next to a sleeping boyfriend and sleeping lab, both making faint, snore-like noises. I was going to get my huevos rancheros at Steve’s Patio Cafe, an inexpensive good diner by my apartment in San Roque (boyfriend … Continue reading

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My Mini-Daphne Merkin (Analysis/Therapy) Story–A Snippet–and LA Geography Past and Present

My friend Chris on FB, one of them anyway, wrote a comment about Roger Ebert’s tirade against drunk drivers in the wake of the recent tragic accident about which I had not heard. Chris is a very conservative Catholic with … Continue reading

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