Okay, it's kinda dorky, but *you* try finding theme-appropriate clip art photos!


This is where we plan to prostitute our childhood traumas and deepest secrets as well as provide you with your daily dose of snark when it comes to all matters cultural. Or pop cultural, rather. --karen

Rest in Peace, David Foster Wallace On Being the World's Shittiest Editor Ugly Girl Sustained Silent Reading Great Loves of My Life Review (previously published on www.nopretension.com and excerpted in Miriam Zellnik's "Love") What Price a Celebrity Crush on Elijah Wood? Karen Reviews Sin City! Not that Big Born-Again Virgin Karen Does the Kung Fu Hustle! Watch out, Sting--Mandy is the Queen of Work! Don't Panic! Karen Reviews The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy! Karen Would Rather Laugh with the Sinners than Cry with the Saints in The Kingdom of Heaven Come On, Get Happy: The First Dose--The First in a Series of Essays about Mandy's Antidepressant Reflections Help Me, Obi-Wan Kenobi--You're My Only Hope...Karen Sees Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith on Opening Night! To Chester, or Karen Confronts Her Childhood Stalker (Sort of) Karen Hitches a Ride on Howl's Moving Castle! Happy Insomniac Writes Inappropriate Celebrity Correspondence! Karen Finally Begins Her Review of Batman Begins! Karen Reads a True Story! Hot or Not? Come On, Get Happy: The Second Dose Ask Esmarelda (About Love, Sex, and Cynicism)--Happy Insomniac's New Advice Column! Is Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory a Bad Nut? Step Right Up! Karen Joins the March of the Penguins! Happy Insomniac's Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Corner Karen Tries to Escape The Island! Karen Wonders What the Hell is Wrong with Critics--The Brothers Grimm Was Just Fine! Karen Reads The Grizzly Maze (and discovers a new way that she would prefer not to die) Karen Sees The Corpse Bride (and only cries a little) The Moving and Memorable Funeral of Karen M. Gsteiger (b. 1976) Karen Sees Capote (and finds herself at a loss for a witty title) Karen Finally Puts Her Name into The Goblet of Fire! Karen Presents a Review of King Kong, aka "How Many Goddamn Dinosaurs Are on This Island?" The Flea of Love: The Mix Tape Karen Is the Last Liberal in America to See Brokeback Mountain Uh, You Filmed What, Terry? Karen Previews Tideland the Movie by Reading Tideland the Novel! Karen is Held Hostage by Firewall! Karen Ponders The Libertine. A Girl's Guide to Porn Karen Discovers That There Is No David Bowie to Be Found in Pan's Labyrinth. And Karen Is Telling You...What She Thought of Dreamgirls.