On this week’s episode Clare and I read Only In Your Dreams, the ninth book in Cecily Von Ziegesar’s Gossip Girl series. You can listen to this episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen. As a reminder, some of these links, including our Bookshop.org link, are affiliates.
This week I’ve been watching Big Time Rush for a sweet hit of nostalgia, and similarly, Clare’s been watching The O.C.
Here’s the link to the Donut Tots if you feel like trying them for yourself. I’m sure there are other gluten free donut options outside of Maine if you need that.
The iconic Mean Girls Karen cousin scene for your viewing pleasure.
I think this might be the Cameron Diaz reference, but no way of knowing for sure.
The Bikram controversy I referenced was the numerous copyright claims on the practice, but it turns out Bikram Choudhury also has faced sexual assault allegations.
New York’s minimum wage was $6.75 in 2006, when this book came out.
Here’s the original intro for the Gossip Girl series, if you want a good laugh.
State of the Union
|Dinner parties||Being too negative|
|Celebrating (Happy birthday, David!)||Ingrown hairs|
Join us next week for our tenth Gossip Girl episode, Would I Lie to You.