Blog Posts

  • About WTKWW

    June 28, 2019 by

    Hi. My name is Sarah (Spanish pronunciation, yes even thought has an H). I’m an award-winning YA author and one of the two voices you’ll hear on the podcast “What the Kids Were Watching.” If you grew up in the late 70s and 80s and watched the same movies again and again on HBO, if… Read more

  • “Ocean’s 11”: I Still Have Some Questions

    December 2, 2021 by

    I saw the 2001 version of “Ocean’s 11” at a pivotal point in my young adult life. At the time, I was broke and in grad school but dating a software person who owned a fancy BMW and loved going to Vegas. When I wasn’t in Vegas with him, I was attending grad school classes,… Read more

  • What the Kids Were Podcasting: A Season 2 Recap

    November 10, 2021 by

    I’m not going to lie: I’m pretty embarrassed that It’s been almost a year since my last blog post. Granted, a lot has happened in the past year. There’s the pandemic, for one. And I’m still processing my mom’s death last September. I also started a new full-time job in May (which I love). So… Read more

  • What the Kids Were Podcasting: A Season 1 Recap

    August 19, 2020 by

    Can you believe it’s been six months since Raf and I released the last episode in Season 1 of the “What the Kids Were Watching” podcast? I’ve been meaning to write a recap post with links to each specific episode, but, y’know, pandemic. Speaking of, how’s that quarantine life going for you? I don’t have… Read more

  • Holiday Leftovers: A Podcast Update, Mini-Movie Reviews and More

    January 14, 2020 by

    Greetings and salutations. How’s everyone’s 2020 going? Mine’s a bit of a doozy. To catch you up: My mom started feeling sick in August, was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer in October, had a stroke in mid-December and was hospitalized for over a week, and still is struggling with temporary dementia. The good news is… Read more

  • The Podcast Lives!

    January 3, 2020 by

    After over a year of planning, I’m delighted and relieved (delieved?) to announce that “What the Kids Were Watching” the podcast IS A REAL THING AND YOU CAN LISTEN TO IT NOW! Just click that link or one of the social media icons at the top of the blog. We’re currently on: Apple! Spotify! Buzzsprout!… Read more

  • Dillon Francis at XS: We Both Know How Weekends Go

    November 24, 2019 by

    Fear and Dancing in Las Vegas “I grow old … I grow old … I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled.”—T.S. Eliot, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” “Today we have the chance to feel again To hear the sounds that brought us in To laugh, to cry, to live again Like… Read more

  • “Fright Night”: When Men Suck

    November 10, 2019 by

    Boo! Yes, Halloween has come and passed; but a good scare is always in season, so here’s my treat to you: a second Halloween blog post. This one is a special double feature for “What the Kids Were Watching.” You’ll hear from Raf, my fellow podcast host (I swear, we are going to release the… Read more

View all posts

WTKWW Really Delivers.

Get new posts delivered directly to your inbox.