September 26th, 2009

nibbles woodaway

when fandom and real life collide

Very nice cashier at The Grateful Heart: Did you see the new show based on The Witches of Eastwick??

Me: *gives review that is basically a giant pimpage of Paul Gross*

VNC: *actually looks interested* Did you know that the name "Eastwick" is an amalgam of East Greenwich and Wickford, RI?

Me: OMGNO!

VNC: Yeah, John Updike's ancestors are from here. There's even an Updike Park named for them. And Wickford's original name was Updike's Newtown.

Me: Woah. Really?

VNC: Yeah.

Here, have a pretty picture of Wickford:




In other news, it's time to unclog my drain. I bought some of this. *crosses fingers*