Summer Hiatus

Just a reminder that the blog will be on hiatus during the northern hemisphere summer while we wait for a new season of Gilmore Girls to begin. But don’t worry, I won’t be goofing off – I’ll be doing site updates and preparing blog entries for next season. See you next month!

Rory’s Activities at Chilton

SCHOOL SUBJECTS

English Literature and Composition

European History

Comparative Government

Philosophy

Precalculus Mathematics (in sophomore year)

Calculus (junior and senior year)

Economics

Chemistry

Biology

French

Spanish

Latin

Physical Education

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Extracurricular

Summer School (Shakespeare, Physics, Russian Poetry)

Volunteer Work (Rebuilding Together)

Social Events

Winter dance (December)

Fundraisers

Bake sale (October – Lorelai brought cakes)

Campaign to save the spotted owl (December – Emily donated in Rory’s name)

Other

Parent-Teacher Night (October)

Advanced Placement Tests (November)

Parent’s Day (January)

Teacher Conference half day (February)

JUNIOR YEAR

Extracurricular

Journalist for The Franklin, the school newspaper

Debating Team

Social Events

Homecoming (October)

Fundraisers

The Booster Club Fashion Show Fundraiser (October – Lorelai organised, modelled with Emily)

Other

PSATs (October)

PSAT results (January)

Science Fair

The Oppenheimer Award for Excellence in Student Journalism (February deadline)

Interschool Debate (February)

Instraschool Business Fair (April)

Student Elections (May)

List of Festivals and Celebrations in Stars Hollow (Up to Season 2)

Bid-on-a-Basket Fundraiser/Festival (Sunday after Valentines Day?)

Firelight Founders Festival (third Friday in March)

Arbor Day tree planting (last Friday in April)

Movie Night in the Square (first Thursday in May)

Independence Day (July 4th)

Harvest Festival (first weekend after Labor Day weekend?)

Halloween (October 31st)

Autum Festival (first weekend in November)

Battle of Stars Hollow (November 10th)

Christmas Pageant/Festival (two weekends before Christmas Day)

2000

Teen Hayride (September)

Double twin wedding at the Independence Inn (October)

Wake for Cinnamon, Babette and Morey Dell’s pet cat (October)

Birthday party for Rory Gilmore (October)

2001

Petfinder Pet Fair (January)

Rummage Sale Raising Funds for the Old Bridge (February)

Stars Hollow Elementary School Play (March)

Stars Hollow Fire Brigade Fundraiser (April)

Engagement Party for Lorelai and Max (June)

Bracebridge Dinner at the Independence Inn (December)

2002

Unveiling of the new uniforms for the high school basketball team (January)

Rory Gilmore named Citizen of the Month (February)

Buy a Book Fundraiser – possibly in aid of the town library (March)

Veteran’s Funeral and Wake for Louie Danes (April)

Sookie and Jackson’s Wedding (May)

List of Kirk’s Jobs (Up to Season Two)

Weekday Jobs

DSL installer for an internet company (under the name Mick)

Assistant manager at Doose’s Market

Delivery person for Gabby’s Flower Shop

Before Normal Business Hours Jobs

Mobile mechanic (unclear if self-employed or working for the garage)

Termite inspector for unknown business

Weekend Job

Swan delivery person for unknown business

Night Job

Video rental clerk at Stars Hollow Video

Occasional Events

Revolutionary War battle re-enactor (volunteer position)

Photographer for town events (probably unpaid)

One-Off Events

Event coordinator for Lorelai and Max’s engagement party (probably unpaid)

Server at the Bracebridge Dinner for the Independence Inn

Filmmaker, work shown at Movie Night in the Town Square (unpaid, a hobby)

Failed Attempts

Wedding photographer (Lorelai’s wedding to Max didn’t go ahead)

Sales clerk at Sophie’s Music Shop (persistently applied to no avail)

Reading Lists (Up to Season Two)

RORY GILMORE’S READING LIST

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir

Mistress of Mellyn by Victoria Holt

Chikara!: A Sweeping Novel of Japan and America by Skimin

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

To the Christian Nobility of the German Nation by Martin Luther

A Mencken Chrestomathy by H.L. Mencken

The Days of H.L. Mencken by H.L. Mencken

Christopher Marlowe (perhaps Faustus or Edward the Second)

Francis Bacon (The New Atlantis?)

Ben Jonson (perhaps Volpone, or his poetry)

John Webster (perhaps The White Devil or The Duchess of Malfi)

Sonnets by William Shakespeare

Macbeth by William Shakespeare

The Oxford Shakespeare

Who’s Who and What’s What in Shakespeare by Evangeline M. O’Connor

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

Collected Poems by Emily Dickinson

Emma by Jane Austen

Charlotte Bronte (probably Jane Eyre)

Hell’s Angels by Hunter S. Thompson (a strong contender as the book Dean lent her)

The Glass Menagerie by Tenneesee Williams

The Group by Mary McCarthy

Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan Faludi (implied)

Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man by Susan Faludi

The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker

The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (inferred because she read later books series)

Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust

Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

New Poems of Emily Dickinson edited by William H. Shurr

The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath edited by Karen V. Kukil

Rapunzel by The Brothers Grimm

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

The Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath (inferred)

The Art of Eating by M.F.K. Fisher

Ulysses by James Joyce (inferred)

James Joyce’s Ulysses: A Study by Stuart Gilbert

Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen

The Art of Fiction by Henry James

Daisy Miller by Henry James (inferred as it’s later mentioned)

Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by Judith Thurman

Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller by Judith Thurman (probable)

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain (probable)

Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage by Lord Byron

Writings and Discourses of Mussolini by Benito Mussolini

The Optimist’s Daughter by Eudora Welty

John Adams by David McCullough (inferred)

Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Selected Letters of Dawn Powell 1913-1965 edited by Tim Page

Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

The Jeeves series by P.G. Wodehouse (at least one is probable)

Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St Vincent Millay by Nancy Milford

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

The Last Empire: Essays 1992-200 by Gore Vidal

The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty

Poems of Anne Sexton (inferred)

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells (strongly implied)

Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter by Simone de Beauvoir

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Unfinished Business: Memoirs by John Houseman (selected chapters)

Summer of Fear by T. Jefferson Parker

The Scarecrow of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Contact by Carl Sagan

The Apocalyptics: Cancer and the Big Lie by Edith Efron

Working by Studs Terkel

Three Tales by Gustave Flaubert (my pick as the most likely volume Richard gave her)

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

Ernest Hemingway (probably one of the shorter works, as she doesn’t like him)

The Mourning Bride by William Congreve

In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower by Marcel Proust (possibly implied)

The Guermantes Way by Marcel Proust (the most probable volume)

Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger

Candide by Voltaire

Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain

The Little Locksmith by Katharine Butler Hathaway

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calvaras County by Mark Twain (implied)

The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen (possible)

The Inferno by Dante (probable)

LORELAI GILMORE’S READING LIST

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

The Shining by Stephen King (inferred, it’s her favourite film based on a King novel)

Mommie Dearest by Christina Crawford (internal evidence suggests it’s the book)

Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

Edith Wharton (perhaps The Age of Innocence)

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Judy Blume

Timeline by Michael Crichton (possible)

Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust (just the first section)

Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Charles Dickens

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Nancy Drew series by Carolyn Keene

Hansel and Gretel by The Brothers Grimm

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Everybody’s Autobiography by Gertrude Stein

The Monk by M.G. Lewis

The Gospel According to Jesus Christ by José Saramago

Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by Judith Thurman

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Who Moved My Cheese?, by Dr Spencer Johnson

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter by Simone de Beauvoir (speculation)

Call Me Crazy by Anne Heche (probable)

Essentials of Economics by Bradley R. Schiller

Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman

The Final Days by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward (possible)

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

The Dirt by Motley Crue

What Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Nelson Bolles

The Portable Nietzsche by Friedrich Nietzsche

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calvaras County by Mark Twain

The Lottery by Shirley Jackson (implied)

JESS MARIANO’S READING LIST

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger (probable)

Ernest Hemingway

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger

Notes of a Dirty Old Man by Charles Bukowski

Jane Austen

Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain

Othello by William Shakespeare

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

People and Works Referenced More Than Once in Gilmore Girls (Up to Season Two)

Women

Christiane Amanpour

Pamela Anderson

Jane Austen

Simone de Beauvoir

Bjork

Anita Bryant

Mariah Carey

Cher

Colette

Joan Crawford

Emily Dickinson

Celine Dion

Enya

Ella Fitzgerald

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Judy Garland

P.J. Harvey

Lillian Hellman

Barbara Hutton

Carole King

Ricki Lake

Jennifer Lopez

Courtney Love

Madonna

Carmen Miranda

Marilyn Monroe

Nico

Yoko Ono

Dorothy Parker

Sam Phillips

Sylvia Plath

Emily Post

Dawn Powell

Britney Spears

Meryl Streep

Martha Stewart

Barbra Streisand

Elizabeth Taylor

The Virgin Mary

Barbara Walters

Eudora Welty

Virginia Woolf

Men

Abbot and Costello

Woody Allen

Kevin Bacon

Beck

Matthew Broderick

Mel Brooks

Charles Bukowski

Chang and Eng Bunker

George Clooney

Elvis Costello

Kevin Costner

James Dean

Charles Dickens

Fyodor Dostoevsky

William Faulkner

Sigmund Freud

William Randolph Hearst

King Henry VIII

William Holden

Hubert Humphrey

Michael Jackson

Henry James

Jesus Christ

Pope John-Paul II

James Joyce

Ted Kaczynski

John F. Kennedy

Stephen King

John Lennon

Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb

Baz Luhrman

David Lynch

Barry Manilow

Charles Manson

Arthur Miller

Benito Mussolini

Paul Newman

Richard Nixon

Charlie Parker

Sean Penn

Regis Philbin

Grant Lee Phillips

Brad Pitt

Iggy Pop

Elvis Presley

Prince

Paul Revere

J.D. Salinger

William Shakespeare

Frank Sinatra

Steven Spielberg

Sylvester Stallone

Hunter S. Thompson

John Travolta

Mark Twain

Tom Waits

Books

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Alborn

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

The Mourning Bride by William Congreve

Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg

Hansel and Gretel by The Brothers Grimm

Rapunzel by The Brothers Grimm

The Iliad by Homer

The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent by Washington Irving

Nancy Drew series by Carolyn Keene

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Paul Revere’s Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A Mencken Chrestomathy by H.L. Mencken

The Crucible by Arthur MIller

Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

Hamlet by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by Judith Thurman

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Last Empire by Gore Vidal

Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tenneessee Williams

The Bible

The Compact Oxford English Dictionary

Comics

Peanuts

Superman

Periodicals

Cosmopolitan

GQ

InStyle

Jane

The New York Times

The New Yorker

The Wall Street Journal

The Washington Post

Films

Babe

Bambi

The Boy in the Plastic Bubble

Cinderella

David and Lisa

The Deer Hunter

Dr Dolittle

Fatal Attraction

Footloose

Frankenstein

Fried Green Tomatoes

Funny Girl

Ghostbusters

Glitter

The Godfather series

Grease

Heathers

The Horse Whisperer

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

The Little Rascals

Mary Poppins

The Matrix

Midnight Express

The Miracle Worker

Monty Python and The Holy Grail

Oklahoma!

The Outsiders

Rebel Without a Cause

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Rosemary’s Baby

Say It Isn’t So

The Shining

Sixteen Candles

Sleeping Beauty

Stalag 17

Star Wars

A Streetcar Named Desire

Tears and Laughter: The Joan and Melissa Rivers Story

West Side Story

The Wizard of Oz

The Yearling

Bands

98°

Ash

B-52s

The Bangles

The Beatles

The Bee Gees

Belle and Sebastian

Black Sabbath

Blondie

The Cure

Duran Duran

Foo Fighters

The Go-Go’s

Grandaddy

Grant Lee Buffalo

Metallica

Motley Crue

NSYNC

Pixies

Rolling Stones

The Sex Pistols

The Spice Girls

Steely Dan

U2

Van Halen

The Velvet Underground

Wilco

XTC

Albums

Wasp Star (Apple Venus Volume 2) – XTC

Songs

What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong; Joey Ramone

I Can’t Get Started – Ella Fitzgerald

Someone to Watch Over Me – Rickie Lee Jones; Marty and Elayne

Where You Lead – Carole King

It’s a Small World After All – Richard and Robert Sherman

We Are Family – Sister Sledge

Teach Me Tonight – Dinah Washington

My Little Corner of the World – Yo La Tengo

Television

All in the Family

The Andy Griffith Show

BattleBots

The Brady Bunch

Charlie’s Angels

The Facts of Life

Get Smart

Happy Days

I Love Lucy

Jeopardy

Joanie Loves Chachi

Lassie

Looney Tunes

The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom

The Odd Couple

The Oprah Winfrey Show

The Powerpuff Girls

Saved By the Bell

Star Trek

This Old House

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

The Twilight Zone

Twin Peaks

Wheel of Fortune

Wonder Woman

Television Referenced in Season Two

Drama/Adventure

77 Sunset Strip

The A-Team

Days of Our Lives

ER

Fame

Kung Fu

Lassie

The Lone Ranger

M*A*S*H*

Mission: Impossible

Murder She Wrote

The Singing Detective

The Sopranos

Taxi

Twin Peaks

Comedy

The Abbot and Costello Show

Absolutely Fabulous

All in the Family

The Andy Griffith Show

Bewitched

The Brady Bunch

Def Comedy Jam

Diff’rent Strokes

Doogie Howser, MD

The Facts of Life

Get Smart

Gomer Pyle, USMC

Happy Days

The Honeymooners

I Dream of Jeannie

I Love Lucy

Leave It to Beaver

Lost in Space

Martin

The Mary Tyler Moore Show

The Monkees

Monty Python’s Flying Circus

The Munsters

The Odd Couple

Saved By the Bell

Who’s the Boss?

Science Fiction

ElectraWoman and DynaGirl

The Outer Limits

Star Trek

The Twilight Zone

News

20/20

Talk Shows

Charlie Rose

Inside the Actors’ Studio

Live! With Regis and Kelly

The Late Show With David Letterman

Ricki Lake

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Variety Shows

The Sonny and Cher Show

Game Shows

BattleBots

The Dating Game

Jeopardy!

Wheel of Fortune

Children’s/Educational

Pee-Wee’s Playhouse

Schoolhouse Rock!

Xuxa

Music

Behind the Music

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Your Hit Parade

Infotainment

Martha Stewart Living

Mysteries and Scandals

This Old House

Two Fat Ladies

Animation

Beany and Cecil

The Bugs Bunny Show

Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

Looney Tunes

The Powerpuff Girls

The Ren & Stimpy Show

Speed Racer

The Yogi Bear Show

Music Referenced in Season Two

Albums

Odessa – The Bee Gees

Parachutes – Coldplay

Live at the El Mocambo – Elvis Costello

Liege & Lief – Fairport Convention

… And Then There Were Three – Genesis

Beauty and the Beat – The Go-Go’s

Barry Manilow Live – Barry Manilow

Kick Out the Jams – MC5

The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady – Charles Mingus

Jagged Little Pill – Alanis Morisette

The End … – Nico

Nude & Rude – Iggy Pop

Philosophy of the World – The Shaggs

!!!!!Here Are The Sonics!!!!! – The Sonics

The Unwritten Works of Geoffrey, Etc – Whistler, Chaucer, Detroit, and Greenhill

Songs

Fernando – ABBA

Highway to Hell – AC/DC

Girl From Mars – Ash

Dance This Mess Around – B-52s

Macarena – Bayside Boys

Be True to Your School – Beach Boys (performed by Grant-Lee Phillips)

Hey Jude – The Beatles

Stayin’ Alive – The Bee Gees (performed by Marty and Elayne)

I’m Waking Up to Us – Belle and Sebastian

Legal Man – Belle and Sebastian

Human Behaviour – Bjork

Rapture – Blondie

Love Will Keep Us Together – Captain & Tenille

Cat’s in the Cradle – Harry Chapin

Believe – Cher

Gypsys, Tramps and Thieves – Cher

Thank Heaven for Little Girls – Maurice Chevalier

One Fine Day – The Chiffons

Guns of Brixton – The Clash

Walkin’ After Midnight – Patsy Cline (performed by Sean Gunn)

This is Hell – Elvis Costello

Church of the Poisoned Mind – Culture Club

Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree – Dawn ft Tony Orlando

Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) – Doris Day

Whip It – Devo

Hotel California – Eagles

Car Song – Elastica

Deora Ar Mo Croi – Enya

A-Tisket, A-Tasket – Ella Fitzgerald

I Can’t get Started – Ella Fitzgerald

Hava Nagila – Folk Song

I Found Love – The Free Design

Get Happy – Judy Garland

Jubilee – Grant Lee Buffalo

November Rain – Guns ‘N’ Roses

Perfect Situation for a Fool – George Highfill

(In My) Solitude – Billie Holiday

(If Loving You is Wrong) I Don’t Want to Be Right – Luther Ingram

L-O-V-E – Irving

Seasons in the Sun – Terry Jacks

Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

Rocket Man – Elton John

Where You Lead (I Will Follow) – Carole King

It’s Alright, Baby – Komeda

Girls Just Want to Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper

Ramble On – Led Zeppelin

I’ll Go Home With Bonnie Jean – Alan Jay Lerner and Fredrick Loewe

One Step Beyond – Madness

Like a Prayer – Madonna

Music – Madonna

Don’t Cry Out Loud – Melissa Manchester

Looks Like We Made It – Barry Manilow

Until the Real Thing Comes Along – Dean Martin

I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, Baby – performed by Marty and Elayne

Someone to Watch Over Me – performed by Marty and Elayne

White Lines – Mel Melle

Conga – Miami Sound Machine

Hail, Hail, The Gang’s All Here – Theodora Morse

Dr Feelgood – Motley Crue

Love Hurts – Nazareth

O’Oh – Yoko Ono

Price Yeah! – Pavement

Oh Sherrie – Steve Perry

Nothin’ is for Sure – Grant-Lee Phillips

Spring Released – Grant-Lee Phillips

Love is Everywhere I Go – Sam Phillips

Monkey Gone to Heaven – Pixies

I’m Bored – Iggy Pop

Du Hast – Rammstein

What a Wonderful World – Joey Ramone

What a Friend We Have in Jesus – Joseph M. Scriven

Anarchy in the UK – The Sex Pistols

It’s a Small World After All – Richard and Robert Sherman

Know Your Onion! – The Shins

A Foggy Day (In London Town) – Frank Sinatra

Come Fly With Me – Frank Sinatra (performed by Marty and Elayne)

Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra (performed by Marty and Elayne)

The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

We Are Family – Sister Sledge

True – Spandau Ballet

You’re Just in Love – performed by Sally Struthers and Liz Torres

I’ll Be Your Mirror – The Velvet Underground & Nico

Teach me Tonight – Dinah Washington

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go – Wham! (performed by Grant-Lee Phillips)

Heavy Metal Drummer – Wilco

Valley Girl – Frank & Moon Unit Zappa

Classical/Opera

Prague Symphony – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

La Traviata – Giuseppe Verdi

Artists

Bryan Adams

Greg Allman

Anita Bryant

Mariah Carey

Dido

Celine Dion

Dr Dre

Bob Dylan

Marianne Faithfull

Bryan Ferry

P.J. Harvey

Billy Idol

Janet Jackson

Jerry Lee Lewis

Liberace

Yo-Yo Ma

Chuck Mangione

Bette Midler

Willie Nelson

Olivia Newton-John

Ted Nugent

Sinead O’Connor

Charlie Parker

Tom Petty

Elvis Presley

Bruce Springsteen

Sting

Tom Waits

Chuck E. Weiss

Neil Young

Bands

The Bangles

Bay City Rollers

Buena Vista Social Club

The Damned

Dave Matthews Band

Def Leppard

Destiny’s Child

Duran Duran

Hole

Hootie & the Blowfish

The Judds

Linkin Park

The Lovin’ Spoonful

Metallica

The Monkees

Nirvana

No Doubt

NSYNC

Rolling Stones

Rush

Slint

The Spice Girls

Tool

U2

Van Halen

The Who

Wu Tang Clan

X

Films Referenced in Season Two

Films

AI Artificial Intelligence

Alamo Bay

All About Eve

Andy Hardy series

The Animal

Annie

Annie Hall

Arctic Flight

Arthur

Autumn Leaves

Autumn in New York

Babe

Babe: Pig in the City

Bambi

Barbarella

Basic Instinct

The Barefoot Contessa

A Beautiful Mind

Beetlejuice

Ben-Hur

Blow

Body Double

The Born Losers

Break Up

The Breakfast Club

Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

Brigadoon

Bringing Up Baby

Bull Durham

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Bye Bye Birdie

Cabin Boy

Cahill US Marshal

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Casino

Cats & Dogs

Chinatown

Cinderella

Cobra

Cocktail

Cocoon

Coming Home

Contact

Cool as Ice

Cool Hand Luke

The Cowboys

Coyote Ugly

Crimes and Misdemeanours

Cujo

Dances With Wolves

Dave

David and Lisa

Desperately Seeking Susan

Dirty Dancing

Dr Dolittle

Dr Dolittle 2

Dr Zhivago

Driving Miss Daisy

Dumbo

Endless Love

Eraserhead

Ernest series

Escape to Alcatraz

Fair Game

Fame

Fatal Attraction

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Field of Dreams

Fletch

Footloose

Forbidden Planet

Frankenstein (1931)

Fried Green Tomatoes

From Here to Eternity

Funny Girl

Ghostbusters

Girl, Interrupted

Glitter

The Godfather

The Godfather Part II

The Godfather Part III

Good Will Hunting

Goodfellas

The Graduate

Grease

The Great White Hope

Gypsy

Hairspray

Harold and Maude

Harvey

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

High Fidelity

Hook

The Horse Whisperer

Hudson Hawk

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

In a Lonely Place

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

It’s a Wonderful Life

Jack Frost

The Jerk

Joe Dirt

The Joy Luck Club

Julia

King Kong

Killer Shark

Legally Blonde

Little Shop of Horrors

The Long Hot Summer

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Mambo Kings

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Mary Poppins

The Matrix

Midnight Express

The Mighty Ducks

The Miracle Worker

Moment by Moment

The Money Pit

Monster High

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python’s Life of Brian

Mrs Parker and The Vicious CIrcle

My Fair Lady

Mystic Pizza

Nanook of the North

The Negotiator

Not Without My Daughter

Oklahoma!

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

On the Town

The Outsiders

The Postman

Pretty Woman

The Princess Bride

Purple Rain

Rain Man

Rambo series

Rear Window

Rebel Without a Cause

Risky Business

The River Wild

Rocky

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Romeo Must Die

Romeo + Juliet

Rosemary’s Baby

Rush Hour

Sabrina

Saturday Night Fever

Say It Isn’t So

Secrets and Lies

Seven Beauties

Seven Samurai

The Shawshank Redemption

The Shining

Shoah

Showgirls

Sid and Nancy

Silent Movie

Silkwood

Sleepless in Seattle

Society

Someone Like You

Sophie’s Choice

Snow Dogs

Stalag 17

A Star is Born

Star Wars

The Sting

Sudden Danger

Sunset Boulevard

Suspense

Sweet November

Swordfish

Terms of Endearment

Thelma and Louise

Them

The Thin Man

This is Spinal Tap

The Thomas Crown Affair

Three Days of the Condor

Tin Cup

To Sleep With Anger

The Toy

The Untouchables

Urban Cowboy

Valentine

Vertigo

Wag the Dog

West Side Story

Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

Where Are Your Children?

The Wizard of Oz

The Yearling

Young Frankenstein

Television Movies

The Boy in the Plastic Bubble

The Loneliest Runner

Tears and Laughter: The Joan and Melissa Rivers Story

Actors

Jennifer Aniston

John Barrymore

Richard Burton

Lon Chaney Jr

Angie Dickinson

Corey Haim

Mickey Hargitay

Jennifer Lopez

Ginger Rogers

Elizabeth Taylor

Spencer Tracy

Mae West

Directors

The Coen Brothers

Federico Fellini

Books, Periodicals, and Comics Referenced in Season Two

Novels

The Scarecrow of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

Nancy Drew series by Carolyn Keene

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis

Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Summer of Fear by T. Jefferson Parker

Novels 1930-42 by Dawn Powell (collection)

The Guermantes Way by Marcel Proust

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

Baron Munchausen’s Narrative of his Marvellous Travels and Campaigns in Russia by R.E. Raspe

Contact by Carl Sagan

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Gospel According to Jesus Christ by José Saramago

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain

Candide by Voltaire

Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

The Optimist’s Daughter by Eudora Welty

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin

Jeeves series by P.G. Wodehouse

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Stories

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown (picture book)

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Hansel and Gretel by The Brothers Grimm

Rapunzel by The Brothers Grimm

Snow-White and Rose-Red by The Brothers Grimm

The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent by Washington Irving (collection)

The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger (collection)

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain

Collected Stories by Eudora Welty (collection)

Poetry

Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage by Lord Byron

The Inferno by Dante

Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg (collection)

The Iliad by Homer

Paul Revere’s Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A Visit from St Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore

Drama

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

The Mourning Bride by William Congreve

The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman

Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Othello by William Shakespeare

Richard III by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

The Glass Menagerie by Tenneessee Williams

Non-Fiction

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Alborn

The Final Days by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward

Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter by Simone de Beauvoir

What Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Nelson Bolles

Notes of a Dirty Old Man by Charles Bukowski

The Apocalyptics by Edith Efron

The Little Locksmith by Katharine Butler Hathaway

Call Me Crazy by Anne Heche

Unfinished Business by John Houseman

Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson

Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain

A Mencken Chrestomathy by H.L. Mencken (collection)

Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St Vincent Millay by Nancy Milford

Tough Love by Bill Milliken

The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band by Motley Crue

Writings and Discourses by Benito Mussolini (collection)

The Portable Nietzsche by Friedrich Nietzsche (collection)

Selected Letters of Dawn Powell edited by Tim Page

Etiquette by Emily Post

Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

Personal Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman by William T. Sherman

Essentials of Economics by Bradley R. Schiller

Working by Studs Terkel

Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by Judith Thurman

The Last Empire by Gore Vidal (collection)

Reference

The Bible

The Compact Oxford English Dictionary

Shrimad Bhagavad Gita

The Mojo Collection edited by Jim Irvin

Newspapers

The Daily Racing Form

The Hartford Courant

National Enquirer

The New York Times

The Wall Street Journal

The Washington Post

Magazines

GQ

InStyle Weddings

Jane

The New Yorker

Punk Planet

Rolling Stone

Seventeen

Spin

Teen

Vanity Fair

Your Magazine

Comics

Batman

Garfield

Superman

Authors

Jane Austen

W.E.B. Du Bois

Gustave Flaubert

Sigmund Freud

Ernest Hemingway

Henry James

Frank Kafka

M.G. Lewis

Dorothy Parker

Harold Pinter

Anne Sexton

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Seneca the Younger