- I have seven years of higher education under my mental belt, and no, that wasn't all spent in undergrad
although I certainly wish that it was. Kids, extend your time in glorious undergrad for as long as possible - or as long as Mom & Dad will tolerate it;
- I have a dreadfully serious day job for which I get to read dreadfully serious stuff;
. . . and so in my spare time, amongst the Chaucer and Dickens, I admit to reading and liking beach-reading books like "Mommywood",
ghostwritten by my favorite 90210 alum and yours, Tori Spelling. Yes, that Tori Spelling.
While the book does not answer burning Spelling questions such as, "What happened to her real life little brother, ie, Steve Sanders' sibling?" and "What supernatural force, aside from surgery, is behind that incredibly odd cleavage?", I argue that "Mommywood" is both an entertaining and yes, at times relatable, read. I found myself empathizing - empathizing, lots of syllables here - with Spelling's desire to overcome her unusual familial past and create that proverbially "normal", picket-fence clan of her own.
(Credit: Barnes & Noble. With apologies to my 9th Grade Honors English teacher.)
One of you lucky readers will win my copy of "Mommywood" by merely following these convoluted rules:
FOR ONE ENTRY: Leave me a comment to this post;
FOR TWO ENTRIES: In addition to leaving me one comment, let's try something different than the usual drumming-up-followers business - leave me an entertaining haiku, poem, or movie quote. You don't have to write it yourself, but if it isn't yours, please credit the source. Feel free to publicize this giveaway on your site or Twitter, but the key point is the funny bit. If I am amused, you get two entries.
Yes, this "amuse me" bit is a totally subjective standard. I'm writing the rules. Surely my sweetly dictatorial tendencies don't come as a surprise by now, do they?
RULES TO ENTER: Forgive me, international readers, but due to extortionate mailing costs, you must live in the US to win. You must also be 18 years of age.
Entries will close by this Friday, June 19th at 6 pm, so please enter away . . .