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"Growing up as latchkey kid on the meanstreets nowhere Ohio, I picked up a number of terribly inappropriate videos at my local library - 'Menace II Society,' 'Clockwork Orange,' 'Do The Right Thing' - nothing creeped me out more than 'Steel Magnolias.' First of all, based on the 'Steel' title on the plain brown box I thought the tape contained the magic of Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren or Steven Seagal. But no, it was just five old, flappy, whiny white women and the hooker from that movie my mom loves talking about super depressing adult shit. Suddenly nothing was scarier than growing up. Except maybe O-Dog," Mike Rich.
Aug. 22, 2012