Lanky Lizards! Carey and Marie couldn't hold back from talking about the It Girl of Gen X lit, Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block.
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Sex, death, rock and roll, skinheads, addiction, parent death, having a baby with your BFFs behind your partner's back, and some cultural issues well addressed by others. We talk a lot about how on the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of publication, it would be a great time to address how things have changed and what would be different nowadays.
Did you know there's a Weetzie Bat cookbook? Check out Fairies in the Kitchen by Cameron Stanton!
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Beloved Rookie did a whole series of posts on Weetzie Bat, including:
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