There are many cultural touch points that make my children’s and my childhoods seem like distinct historical epochs, but maybe none so subtly important as the Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon.
“Hey, Marie, aren’t we having fun?!” “Yeah, Donny!” “And our outfits are as white as our souls!” “Yeah, Donny!” “What’s on that backdrop, Marie?” “A photo I took under the shower curtain […]
I was hoping to never think about this, much less write about it. This is such a dark corner of my past that I’ve done my best to expurgate it from my […]