Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Convenient Lie

One of my favourite parent-lying-to-child stories is one a friend told me about the way her mother would tell her and her brother that Mr.Whippy (An ice cream van franchise) only played the music when he had run out of … Continue reading

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Daddy Pig or Representations of Fathers on TV (part II)

I missed House Husbands this week, so I can’t say whether it lifted its game or not. What I did discover, however, after I published my last post was a¬†great website on Television Tropes (I can’t believe I haven’t come … Continue reading

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Erratum Majora

A kind reader has brought to my attention a shocking error that I made in my post ‘House Husbands’. Clearly not one to beat about the bush, she writes: ‘Step one is to learn the difference between a vagina and … Continue reading

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House Husbands

For those not from around these parts, there is a new show on Channel 9 (Australia) called House Husbands. Now, with a title like that, I knew I was pretty much guaranteed to hate it; but I had to watch … Continue reading

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