Friday, April 20, 2007

Apparently, She's Some Kind Of Goddess?



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Blogger Beth said...

She is, dammit. Along with Marlo Thomas' That Girl, she introduced a new character to television: the single woman. They are my role models ... next to Michael Stipe, of course.

10:31 AM, April 20, 2007  
Blogger Coaster Punchman said...

Short answer: Yes!

Click here to read the whole story about how she came to me in a vision one evening. And she's not even dead. Now THAT takes talent!

11:49 AM, April 20, 2007  
Blogger Beth said...

Mary Richards has the most fabulous wardrobe and apartment, too.

12:31 PM, April 20, 2007  
Blogger Coaster Punchman said...

Ah yes, the fabulous studio apartment. I remember when I graduated from college - I was living in Minneapolis. All my friends used to say "I'd just like a studio apartment. Maybe one like Mary Tyler Moore's." And everyone was dead serious, as if such apartments existed. Kind of like people thinking they can move to New York and get an apartment like on "Friends."

1:17 PM, April 20, 2007  
Blogger Beth said...

You don't live in a "Friends"-like apartment? Damn.

2:36 PM, April 20, 2007  
Blogger Coaster Punchman said...

Yeah - do you have about 2 million dollars? Although there are people that have had apartments that large for 25 years and still pay reasonable rents due to rent control. But those numbers are dwindling. Either they get old and die at which point the rents skyrocket to market rates, or the landlord harasses them and gets them to move out. A friend of mine with an apartment like that was repeatedly "burglarized" (she knew it was the landlord trying to intimidate her.) She finally gave up and moved, sadly. If I had known her there I would have plotted some scheme to get him back.

Hi Haahnster.

4:02 PM, April 20, 2007  
Blogger Beth said...

Didn't the "Friends" folks throw in that Monica's apartment was her grandmother's, to stop the "who could afford that?" chat?

And, yes, you should have plotted to maim that rat bastard landlord.

Have any weekend plans, Haahnster?

4:23 PM, April 20, 2007  
Blogger Dale said...

Hi Mary.

12:20 AM, April 21, 2007  
Blogger Old Lady said...

MTM was the quintesciential (who cares about spelling anyway) liberated woman, heroine to many of us in da sebendies.

12:13 PM, May 01, 2007  

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