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courtneycracked up to be, personal, site, television

News: 01. Copyedits for Cracked Up to Be are on their way! I’m looking forward to it but also I’m terrified. I have this irrational fear of copyedits because they seem so concise and mechanical and I don’t brush my hair if I can get away with it and wear Winnie the Pooh pajama pants outside and stuff so that’s … Read More

it was tasty and shameful

courtneypersonal, television

“I mean, no one wants to admit they ate nine cans of ravioli, but I did and I’m ashamed of myself. The first can doesn’t count, but then you get to the second, and then the third–the fourth and fifth I think I burned with the blow torch and then I just kept eating.” – Ricky, Trailer Park Boys Up … Read More

but if that’s wrong, i don’t wanna be right!

courtneypersonal, television

Trailer Park Boys seasons five and six came in the mail today so guess what I will be doing all day and night. You know, it’s probably really right that I enjoy watching Ricky, Bubbles and Julian but it’s probably really wrong that sometimes, when I’m watching, I find myself attracted to them. YOU try to resist Ricky’s sideburns. Like, … Read More

recharging, brb

courtneypersonal, television

Today I woke up and I actually felt my brain leave my head. It was amazing. So I am spending the weekend with these guys: While I wait for it to return. “The thing with me is that I AM smart and I’m smelf–I’m self smarted, basically, by myself, basically from nature and smoking drugs and doing different things I’ve … Read More

yau man ftw

courtneytelevision, writing

I wanted Yau Man to win Survivor so bad. And he didn’t. And now I am sad. Week after week, I constantly expected him to get voted off. First for being older than the rest those fresh-faced 20somethings and finally for being so much more awesome than everyone in the entire world squared (in a game like Survivor these are … Read More

question of the day

courtneypeople, television

Why is George Stroumboulopoulos so cool? Was he born this way? Was it something that happened gradually over time? Like, one day he looked in the mirror and lo’ and behold, he was cool? Actually, that’s one of my many ‘The Origins of George Stroumboulopoulos’s Coolness’ theories, but I suspect it’s wrong. Only George Stroumboulopoulos himself could tell us why … Read More