Topic: regret

Downton Abbey‘s Jessica Brown Findlay Regrets Topless Scene

Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay Regrets Topless Scene

Most of the time when celebrities talk, I don’t expect things I will care about to come out of their mouths. Things that annoy me, sure; things that excite me a little, maybe. Things that genuinely concern me for the person speaking? Those are rare indeed, but Downton Abbey‘s Jessica Brown Findlay revealed something regarding her 2011 topless scene that caught my attention and kept me thinking for a while prior to writing this. More »

The Hall of Shame

The Hall of Shame

“…So that’s the kitchen. If you’ll come with me this way – just come right through the door but watch your step there, the beam comes down a little lower than it does in the rest of the house – okay, great – this is the hallway that connects the living area to the master suite. [Pause].

Oh, the sign? Yes, technically this is a Hall of Shame. No, a Hall of Shame. Past it we come into the main bedroom…Sure, of course, I’m happy to talk about it. It’s a fairly standard feature for most homes of this style in the neighborhood. Like most Halls of Shame, it acts as a general repository of all the shame, attacks of conscience, nostalgia, regret, qualms, pangs of remorse and overall dissatisfaction that the homeowner accumulates during the lease…[unintelligible] No, during the time of the lease only.
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9 Ways I Ruined Prom

9 Ways I Ruined Prom

It was ten years ago this month that I ruined my own prom: I bought an ugly dress, dipped my head in a bowl of hair gel, threw myself at the wrong guy, and drank too much. Do I have regrets? Uh, yeah. I wish I could send myself crib notes from the future . . . then I would have at least gotten laid. More »