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A Conversation With Coraline: Which Witch

After she asks me to put on a TV show called Little Charmers: “So what’s Little Charmers about?” “It’s about these girls with magic powers and they do charms and fly around on brooms.” “Oh, so they’re witches.” “They’re not … Continue reading

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A Conversation With Coraline: Name That Tune

Singing: “Bow-chick-a-wow-wowww.” “Um, where did you hear that song?” “From E at school. Bow-chick-a-wow-wowww.” “I’d prefer you not sing it, OK?” “Why not? It’s fun. I love singing it!” “Because I said not to, OK? I don’t like that song.” … Continue reading

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A Conversation With Coraline: Bird, Meet Bee

“Mommy, I really want a baby sister.” “I know. Tell your father since I can’t do anything about that without him.” “Yeah, because he needs to be at the hospital to help when the baby is born.” “Well … that’s, … Continue reading

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A Conversation With Coraline: Victoria’s Real Secret

“Look, Mommy! They have little dresses for little kids!” “Those aren’t dresses.” “Yes, they are.” “No, they’re people clothes.” “Oh. Look! There’s another little dress for little kids!” “Again, that’s not a little dress. You know what? I’ll come back … Continue reading

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A Conversation With Coraline: The Publix Checkout Line

Pointing: “Can you buy me that book?” “Which one?” “The one with the wedding girls.” “That’s not a book. It’s a bridal magazine.” “What’s that?” “It’s to help women plan their weddings. And you are not currently planning your wedding.” … Continue reading

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A Conversation With Coraline: Q&A

“What does … chocolate milk turn into?” “Pee.” “What does … chocolate turn into?” “Poop.” “What does … candy turn into?” “Poop.” “What does … water turn into?” “Pee.” “What does … the fox say?” “Ni ni ni ni ni … Continue reading

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A Conversation With Coraline: Baby Gaga

“I’m going to have a baby sister.” “Oh, you are now, are you? Because that’s news to me.” “Yes. And she will be named Baby Gaga!” “You know that wouldn’t be her real name, right?”

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