I’ve talked about dead women a few times on this blog, usually in relation to dead mothers, a trope I’ve become a lot more aware of since my mom died. When I wrote about the dead mom’s trope I counted seventeen different T.V. shows and movies that have characters with dead moms or use the …

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My dad likes to listen to A.M. radio, one station in particular that plays all the old songs from the 60s and 70s that rarely come on anymore. On the weekends they’ll play a half hour of Leonard Cohen, followed by a half hour of Tony Bennett, and ending with a half hour of The …

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