Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Well, per my usual tradition, I'm posting this about a month too late... sigh...
Mom took Nat and I to a play called Nunsense, and it was so cute. It kind of reminded me of Forever Plaid, but with nuns. :) And Sally Struthers was in it!! Sally STRUTHERS, in little ol' Idaho Falls!! She played the Reverend Mother, and she did a great job. She is really funny. There's a part where she accidentally sniffs a mysterious substance she found in one of her students' lockers (I guess the nuns run a Catholic high school) and gets stoned, and it's a pretty funny scene. There were a lot of Catholic jokes, which totally went over my head, but it was still really well-done. And the singers were phenomenal.
I'm too young to have watched the TV show that made Sally Struthers popular, All in the Family, but Mom says it was cute. I'm a fan of her work in those infomercials in the eighties, where she was saying that you could get your degree via correspondence in seven or eight fields. Do you remember those? They were on for years. Nat and I used to be able to recite that commercial, word-for-word (we watched a little too much TV growing up), but I can't remember it now. And I'm obviously a big fan of her work in Gilmore Girls, one of my favorite TV shows of all time!!
Sally Struthers has such a raspy voice. Very distinctive. She could probably make a pretty decent living doing voice-over work. It's working for that guy who played Doc in the Back to the Future movies. He's totally a voice on a kids' show on PBS. He plays the bad guy. What is that show called?... Dang. Gilbert Gottfried is another voice on that show - he plays a parrot sidekick to these four kids who use math to solve problems. Eh. I'm a little unpracticed in PBS lately. My kids prefer Cartoon Network.
Anyways, Ma, thanks for taking us to the play. It was really enjoyable, and it was sooo nice to get away from my kids for awhile. If it wasn't for you, I don't think I would ever do anything fun!! :) And I cannot freakin' wait to go to Thriller in a week and a half!! Woot-woot!!