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Welcome to the Little Room

Sha-la-la

I’m in the little room drinking vodka-Kool-aid with Kevin and Laurie and Shane. We’ve got the Ramones’ on and it’s...

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Welcome to the Little Room

I’m the The Lady in Red

Laurie was like, “I told you so, I told you so,” all the way home from the Christmas dance. She’s...

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Welcome to the Little Room

You Got Another Thing Comin’

Kevin wants me to buy him a Judas Priest album for Christmas. I’m in the little room contemplating this while...

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Welcome to the Little Room

Once in a Lifetime

I’m sitting in the little room listening to the Talking Heads with the book in my hands. I’m afraid to...

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Welcome to the Little Room

Don’t You Want Me, Baby

There is something about The Human League — something especially special about Don’t You Want Me. I swear, I can...

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Welcome to the Little Room

Cuts Like a Knife

Kevin didn’t say “shut up” exactly, but that’s obviously what he meant and I shouldn’t care because he can’t understand...

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Welcome to the Little Room

You Know It’s Thriller, Thriller Night

Kevin thought it would be funny to go to the Halloween dance. I’ll admit that I sort of did too....

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Welcome to the Little Room

The Look of Love. Yuck.

I thought tonight would never end. But it did — finally. Thank god. Now I’m back home, in the little...

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Welcome to the Little Room

It’s “mucho mistrust, love’s gone behind”

It’s not that hard to find out exactly what Debbie Harry is saying in Heart of Glass. I’m sitting in...

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Welcome to the Little Room

This Woman’s Work

I am exhausted. My feet hurt and if I see another Dewey Decimal number I think I’m going to scream....

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