Oh, Goodness....

Where, oh where, has the time gone?  Months (!) have passed with nary a word, a review, an idea...I think about posting nearly every day, but by the time I get home, take care of my chores, and get ready for tomorrow, I'm exhausted and half-asleep watching Roseanne on the couch.  Not that there isn't much I love more than napping to Roseanne.  The Conner residence feels like home to me, which is interesting considering how unlike my own home it was.  Socio-economic similarities and all of the accompanying cultural signifiers (decor, clothing, food choices, pastimes, media consumption...) aside, the denizens of chez RMS had little in common with the Conners. . .but seeing as how it's June now, I'm not going to think too hard about this*.  Right now, I'm content to reminisce about my formative years through Roseanne-tinted glasses and thank the powers that be that I don't have network or cable television.

Also, Joss Whedon got his start on Roseanne.  One of Becky's mallrat friends was played by Alyson Hannigan in the episode Like, a New Job.  Becky's boyfriend Mark was played by Glenn Quinn (RIP) who later played Doyle on Angel...I'm sure there's more here.  Let me know!

*though there is totally a post about diversity in television casting (How I Met Your Mother, I'm looking at you) fomenting here.