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R.I.P. “Norma Rae”


sutton1Bow your heads, take a moment and say a little prayer, for the Summer of Death has laid claim to another.

The woman who inspired the 1979 movie ‘Norma Rae’ has died.

North Carolina’s Crystal Lee Sutton (at left with Sally Field) lost her long battle with brain cancer.
She was only 68.

Sutton’s fight to change the insultingly low pay and devilishly poor conditions at the Southern textile plant where she worked was chronicled in the 1975 book Crystal Lee, a woman of inheritance by New York Times reporter Henry Leifermann.

deniedThe book was later made into the legendary Academy-award winning movie — shot at the (not so legendary) Golden Cherry Motel and Opelika Manufacturing Company in Opelika, Alabama.

Unfortunately – or perhaps sadly fittingly – Sutton died just as she lived – struggling against a corporate bully … only this time it was the health insurance company delaying her treatment.

Godspeed Crystal Lee … Godspeed.

September 15, 2009 at 10:19 am 3 comments

You like me! You really like me!


cookieyeahI’m gettin’ my Sally Field moment on because my hard work undeniable insanity, dedication dementia and deference to the sanctity of the written word unquenchable thirst for snark has FINALLY paid off!
::: YAY PAYOFF!!!  … and I mean that in the strictly NON-Rod Blagojevich sense … :::

I just found out that my special brand of crazyass commentary has rubbed off on at least ONE of you sluts, and now I’m all ‘yeah’ and ‘woo hoo’ and stuff!
::: YEAH and WOO HOO ‘n stuf!!! :::

‘Huh?’ you say?
::: … stay with me Jethro … :::

Textimps – the site dedicated to helping bloggers get exposure – has made selected chosen annointed CROWNED me, moi, yours truly, this birdbrained bitch’s blog that occasionally brings the BWAHAHAHA!!! as their ultra-special, first-class, top-shelf  Site of the Week.

SITE OF THE WEEK, PEOPLE!!!!!

This.
is.

HUGE!

I mean, there’s no plaque or trophy or certificate or anything [is there???] just the sweet sweet satisfaction of knowing that my shit isn’t just for hookers hopped up on pills, losers under prison lockdown or wacked-out nutjobs kickin’ it old-school style in a psych ward padded cell.

txtxtimpsNO! I’m, like, a gozillion plus infinity times more specialer than that!!

Am so!
I have infected corrupted perverted disturbed TOUCHED at least one normal, productive member of society!!!!
::: My teachers and guidance counselors and parole officer and Judge Schneider and the guy at the deli and, well, you were all wrong!!! I AM SOMEBODY!!!!!! :::

The rest of you hussies should just submit now. Frealz.
RESISTANCE IS FUTILE!!!

… isn’t this how pandemics start? …

January 6, 2009 at 4:46 pm 18 comments


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