I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound - if I can remember any of the damn things.
— Dorothy Parker
This week's roundup of good weblog reading is brought to you by a health crisis, loose ends, Top Chef Las Vegas, a bad movie, Oprah and porn, music, mannequins, luck, a trip to Vermont, muppets, Japanese love hotels, the truth about the zombie apocalypse, sports, reflections on a mother, the premier of New Moon, coming out, crip drag on Glee, Thanksgiving, a letter to a future self, pregnancy pals, an epiphany, issues with weight, synesthesia, self-censoring in uncontrolled media, a surprising revelation, and repetition.
If you've written something good you would like to share, please leave a link to your blog entry in the comments. We encourage showing off here. It's good for the ego!
Three from MamaPop:
"Top Chef Las Vegas Recap: Episode 12, Culinary Olympics" by Goon Squad Sarah
"2012: I Didn't Even Go. Shut Up." by Kurt
"Oprah Teaches Us All About This New Thing Called 'Porn'" by Miss Banshee
Please come back and share good writing with us over the coming week to be featured on the next Five Star Friday. If you have read a really good piece on someone else's weblog, submit it by Thursday at midnight CST to have it featured on Five Star Friday.
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