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Saturday, May 10, 2014

With Mother's Day right around the corner, we've taken this occasion to award literature's most horrifying mothers the accolades they deserve. Read on, and then thank your mom for being her wonderful self by springing for the big bouquet this year (or a year of free reading). And the awards go to…

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NO more hangers!!!

#1 | Posted by Tor at 2014-05-11 01:13 AM | Reply | Flag:

It's no WIRE hangers!

#2 | Posted by Harry_Powell at 2014-05-11 12:50 PM | Reply | Flag:

are you two talking about "mommie dearest'..? this is literature...not movies.

#3 | Posted by afkabl2 at 2014-05-11 04:55 PM | Reply | Flag:

Er, "Mommie Dearest" IS a book. You should spend some time in a library.

books.google.com

#4 | Posted by Harry_Powell at 2014-05-11 06:57 PM | Reply | Flag:

en.wikipedia.org

#5 | Posted by Harry_Powell at 2014-05-11 06:58 PM | Reply | Flag:

i like it.

#6 | Posted by ichiro at 2014-05-12 02:14 AM | Reply | Flag:

There are mothers and then there are Mothers such as Mother Courage.

#7 | Posted by MSgt at 2014-05-12 02:36 AM | Reply | Flag:

Great play. Uplifting and fun, a good one to bring young children to.

#8 | Posted by Harry_Powell at 2014-05-12 09:50 AM | Reply | Flag:

What the HELL? Prince of Tides and Ya-Ya are LITERATURE now? Guess I missed the memo. ;)

#9 | Posted by pragmatist at 2014-05-12 10:12 AM | Reply | Flag:

Cersei Lannister should make the list.

#10 | Posted by Corky at 2014-05-12 11:19 AM | Reply | Flag:

Er, "Mommie Dearest" IS a book. You should spend some time in a library.

books.google.com

#4 | Posted by Harry_Powell at 2

well of course...what threw me was I was talking about classic literature....and you were talking about trash novels...

#11 | Posted by afkabl2 at 2014-05-12 11:51 AM | Reply | Flag: | Funny: 1

oh please PRAG....

prince of tides is an extremely well written book.....you know that...you're just trying to be difficult..

lol

and yes Harry....I know prince of tides isn't necessarily "classic" but it's on a different level than 'mommie dearest'....but the thread was supposed to be a humorous look at mother's day and as usual ...left wing zealots steal the joy right off...

#12 | Posted by afkabl2 at 2014-05-12 11:53 AM | Reply | Flag:

In the spectrum of great literature, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood is at the badly translated chinglesh assembly instructions end.

#13 | Posted by visitor_ at 2014-05-12 12:25 PM | Reply | Flag:

"and you were talking about trash novels..."

#11 | Posted by afkabl2

It's not a novel, it's a memoir. Fail #2.

#14 | Posted by Harry_Powell at 2014-05-12 01:08 PM | Reply | Flag: | Newsworthy 1

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