Anxiety, John Hughes, Menopause, My Book, Podcast, Screenplay, Writing

Podcast #44- Chapter Six- Not My Mother’s Menopause

https://anchor.fm/kari-wagner-hoban/episodes/Not-My-Mothers-Menopause--Chapter-Six-e1hop9v In honor of this being the title chapter, I am putting the complete text within the body of the post. But I also read it on the podcast, so you're welcome to listen to it instead. I also talked about the three things I'm looking forward to this week as well. Before I get… Continue reading Podcast #44- Chapter Six- Not My Mother’s Menopause

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes, Music, Screenplay

Screenplays and Books and Wet Dreams

I was excited at the notion that a person who was connected to the late John Hughes reading my screenplay that is about John Hughes. But here is the thing about my screenplay: it sucks. It does. You are not required to be nice in the comments. Over the past five years, I have fallen… Continue reading Screenplays and Books and Wet Dreams

Family, Humor, Life, Minimalist, My Book, Universe

Thirty-One Universal Things

July was full of Universal things, bizarre happenings, and stuff I honestly can't explain. If you had told me that my bird would go missing and one of the cast members of The Breakfast Club would email me, I would have yelled, YOU ARE SHITTING ME. In the middle of July, I purchased this book… Continue reading Thirty-One Universal Things

Anxiety, Favorite Things, Humor

Searching for the Good

  The inspiration for this post started with this video:   Hey, guess what? There were some really good things that happened last year, believe it or not. But I bet you didn't see a lot these stories because bad outweighs good. I'm really tired of people sharing bad shit. I mean, I get it… Continue reading Searching for the Good

Blogging, Humor, Life, Nonsense

How People Found My Blog in 2018

  Every year-ish, I try to create a blog post centered around the year we are leaving as it pertained to my blog. But posts like that have always felt a little hollow to me. I mean, I could talk about my blog all the damn day ( I write a blog, remember??), but I… Continue reading How People Found My Blog in 2018

John Hughes, Chicago, Screenplay, Don't You Forget About Me, The Breakfast Club, 80s, 80s Movies
Chicago, John Hughes, Screenplay

Screenplays Don’t Write Themselves

  I made a tough decision earlier this week. Well tough for me, probably not so tough for most of you. I'm no longer sharing my screenplay to the blog. First, I want to clarify that I did not stop sharing because of an essay that Molly Ringwald wrote for The New Yorker. I've toyed with… Continue reading Screenplays Don’t Write Themselves