Women’s Day Vote! Which of These 4 Movies is the DCIB FAVORITE Female Lead Rom-Com????

You can also do a write-in category!!!! But I think I have picked 4 which, for most of you, will be the favorite????

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DCIB Book Club: Ranson’s Folly in ONE WEEK!!! “Where’s Your Hat Abe Lincoln” in TWO WEEKS

I feel like energy for DCIB book club is waning. So next week is the short novella fun thing, and the week after that we will be discussing my nephew’s favorite book, “Where’s Your Hat Abe Lincoln”. So we can stay in touch with The Youth.

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DCIB Book Club: Emily of Deep Valley, My New Favorite Book!

DilDeewana is right, it’s so good! So very very good! It’s got a radical social message, it’s got a Jerk Man who is accurately described as a Jerk Man, and it has a loving kind grandfather. And a heroine who is an odd fit with girls her own age but discovers the joys of maturity.

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Saturday Small Talk: Chat Away While I Get My Eyes Checked!!!!

Happy Saturday! I get to watch a movie with all of you which is one of my favorite things!!! And I also get to go to Costco, which is another of my favorite things! And I get to get my eyes checked, which isn’t one of my favorite things, but coming home and picking out new frames online IS!!!!

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Hindi Film 101: American Musicals, Margaret’s List

These are not the greatest musicals of all time, or even my favorites. These are more just really interesting ones I think more people should see and which aren’t that famous. And be warned, it is a loooooooooooooooong list. And there’s lots more I am going to remember and wish I could add, but won’t, because it already too long.

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Hindi Film 101: The Standard List of American Musical Films

I was gonna do a “Margaret’s list” and then I realized before I do a “Margaret’s List”, I should get the “normal list” out of the way. And then the post suddenly got to long so I am splitting them in too. If you want a quick intro to the broad sweep of American musical films, here are all the super important ones in chronological order. And PLEASE, my fellow film musical nerds, start an argument with me in the comments!!!! I have OPINIONS. On EVERYTHING. (oh, and the more excited I am about a topic, the more typos I make. I am very very excited about this topic)

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Hindi Film 101: A Brief History of American Musical Films, and How They Are NOT the Same As Hindi

I haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaate it when people say “oh, Indian movies, they are just like those classic American Musicals I loved”. Because they’re NOT!!!! But then, at the same time, they kind of are. Which is why I hate it when people say that because it’s a really really complicated argument to prove to them that they are being inaccurate and then they start slowly backing away from me and eventually I realize I have become a person alone in a room giving a lecture to nothing.

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The Big Day Discussion Space: How Was It, Did You Believe in Love, Did You Believe in Expensive Weddings, Other Thoughts?

I have not seen it and I probably won’t see it. Life is too short! I like my happy dumb movies at my friends movie nights and our watchalongs, and then doing puzzles the rest of the time. However, just because I haven’t seen it doesn’t mean we can’t talk about it! In fact, it means I want you to talk more, tell me alllllllllllllll about it. And then tell each other about it and have conversations and stuff too!

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