Sridevi Birthday Post: Who is Your Favorite Female Star and Why?

It is inarguable that Sridevi was the greatest female star India will ever see. Dominating every major industry simultaneously, and making it look easy. But there are other female stars too! Let’s pick our favorites.

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Saturday Small Talk: Chat Away While I Get a Bed Delivered, Yaaaaaay!

Bed, yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!!! I’ve been going along mostly okay for a month and a half without a bed, but last night it just really got to me. The sofa at the lake house, the floor bed bedroll, they just aren’t the same. I want a REAL bed. And today, I get one! Unless the delivery is delayed! In which case, I cry!

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Saturday Late Morning WatchAlong! GUPT! For Kajol’s BDay!!! At 10:30am Chicago Time

I know, I’m just all over the map. But I’ve got soooooooooo many things I’m juggling right now! Dishwasher was delivered, painter has started, bed is coming tomorrow (knock on wood), and sink is still lost somewhere in the world but I have a plumber scheduled for Tuesday because I am counting on having it by then. Anyway, tomorrow I will get up early, walk Albie Dog, buy cleaning supplies to scrub out the kitchen cupboards really really good because the TRASH PEOPLE left all their stuff behind (broken bread machine, full set up silverware, plastic bags of things I couldn’t identify), and then settle in to watch a nice movie with you.

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Anyone Up For a Movie This Weekend? Saturday Morning, Sunday Morning, Sunday Afternoon?

Home ownership is HARD y’all!!! I was up at 5am today because it was supposed to rain and I had to bring my yard waste bags into the garage, and then it didn’t rain. What with one thing and another, totally forgot about the watchalong this week. And yet, also really really want a watchalong!

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I Have a Mature Love Story Idea for SRK, Or Ranveer-Dips!!!

My parents made me watch a movie from their Youth last night and gosh darn it, I liked it. I resent it so much when my parents make me watch things and then I like them. Also, hummus. I was perfectly happy not liking hummus without tasting it until they made me taste it. Anyway, the movie is Starting Over and it’s a really simple idea of a man trying to figure out his life post-divorce.

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90s Week of Romance: Best Jodi! Aamir-Juhi, Kajol-Ajay, Kajol-SRK, SRK-Juhi, Madhuri-Salman, Madhuri-Anil, Karisma-Salman, Saif-Akshay, Govinda….?

I put in that Govinda one just to make Popka happy. But now she has to tell us who would be the Govinda jodi person, because I don’t know.

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Shahrukh Birthday Countdown, My Name is Khan! NO POLITICS!!!!

Remember, Happy Place Rules! Which is really hard with this movie, so I almost decided to skip reposting this review. But that felt wrong, so I am reposting. But with a reminder of Happy Place Rules. So you can skip reading this to protect your Happy Place, and if you comment, you have to find an inspiring/cheerful take in order to protect all of us in our Happy Place.

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Social Media Round-Up: Tiger Sang a Song, Alia Birthday Wishes for Her Dad, Kajol Posted an Embarrassing Photo, Harsh Posted a Ridiculously Long Video,

Let’s check in on the world of light celebrity content and see what we can find! Nothing will ever be as good as Harshwardhan’s essay about “sneaker culture”, but I can always hope.

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Indulgent FanFic Post: High Quality Middle-School Dramedies Remade as Indian Movies, The Babysitters Club and Andi Mack

I love escaping to a world of 12 years old, when your parents had the house and food and clothes and stuff responsibilities, and you just had to solve mysteries and fight and make up with friends and so on.  Usually I escape in bookform (Trixie Belden, woot-woot!), but there are two high quality TV shows (like, seriously high quality, not just kids shows) that I have been saving for a special occasion and now I am binging and I DESPERATELY want them remade in India.  Only with the focus on the parents.

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