Post 49:
“Sylvia, Part One and Two”

Post 49:  “Sylvia, Part One and Two”

From 13-Year-Old Anne’s Journal — May 16 & 17 – GOOD “Sylvia & Albert like each other & she gets raped. They want to get married & she falls trying to get away from the raper. The raper gets shot but later Sylvia dies.” ____________________________________________________ From Anne — It’s Sunday. I can do whatever I want. I could watch the NFL playoffs, or a 1960s French film on Hulu, or make these crystallized ginger cookies I’ve been meaning to make. But out of duty to anyone who was ever traumatized by the most unsavory LHOP episode ever, I force myself to re-watch (it’s been 30+ years) parts 1 and 2 of “Sylvia.” I subject myself to this twisted combo of Stephen King’s It, The Blue Lagoon, and some after-school special. How else to...

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