I'm excited about the upcoming second season of one of my favorite tv shows, Weeds. I was hooked on the show when I first saw the title sequence and heard the theme song Little Boxes by Malvina Reynolds (1963). The song is a bit annoying, but the words perfectly sum up how I feel about suburbia. "And they're all made out of ticky tacky, and they all look just the same."
The show is witty and sarcastic and focuses on the hypocrisies of living in the "perfect suburb," the least of which is the drug-dealing, recently-widowed single mom. Mary Louise Parker's dry humor is perfect for this role.
I went to the Showtime website to catch the preview to season 2 and found some funny behind the scenes clips. I especially liked "Top Signs Your Neighbor is Dealing." I could make my own clip called "Top Signs Your Houseguest is Growing Pot in Your Guestroom." Seems like only yesterday that I found those little plants in my closet ...