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Lip Service, The Guilty Pleasure
By Kay Feathers
Fleece and Fiddle Faddle and film—the makings of a February weeknight,
for we appreciate the highly intellectual art—the seventh, in fact—of cinema.
Down-market living, up-market thinking! We log into our trial Netflix account,
perched on our futon, scrolling through the laptop checked out from the library.
Fellini, oh, yes—we could do that, but what about...? Some other foreign thing?
That page, please...hmmm...fabulous! That Latin American director is perfect!
But it's getting late; we need something light. A comedy? Classic, of course.
You're so right. Audrey Hepburn's a doll! Or would you prefer Shirley Temple?
No, not now. Too sentimental. Too predictable. Maybe an old television show?
Television? Is it 'Telly Tuesday' now? Because it started out as Tarantino Tues--
Shut up! Can't we admit what we're burning to watch? Lesbians in Glasgow...
...I was afraid I'd have to say it first. Load it up then. I'll get more Fiddle Faddle.