All Posts tagged: Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?

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Joan on Episode 8: Get the F$&k Out

I’m still a couple of years away from sponge baths and soft foods, but I feel that Melissa is sacrificing parts of her life because she feels the need to take care of me.
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Melissa on Episode 8: Get The F$&k Out

In 1844 the poet Thomas Haynes Bayly wrote, “Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” I didn’t know that Thomas Haynes Bayly lived with my mother.
 
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Joan on Episode 7: Blue Balls

Meanwhile, Melissa and I thought it would be a great idea to sell matzo ball soup out of a food truck – we’re marketing it as lunch for the “Jew-on-the-Go.”
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Melissa on Episode 7: Blue Balls

One of the things my mother and I ARE known for is marketing... and in less time than you can say “food truck,” we were on the road with “Joan & Melissa’s Blue Balls.”
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Joan on Episode 5: Turning Tricks

"In the span five days I aggravated my daughter, upset a bird handler and alienated a major Broadway star.Right about now, I’m the one whom they’d all like to saw in half."
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Melissa on Episode 4: Pill Popper

There’s only one thing worse than seeing my mother hurting  – and that’s seeing my son hurting. That’s what happened this week, and it really hurt me."
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Melissa on Episode 3: Dog Days of Fashion Week

Remember the classic Seinfeld episode with the close-talker? That’s what this week was like for me – EVERYTHING was in-your-face. Some of it was good, some of it was bad, but all of it was THIS CLOSE, all the time.
 
The worst thing was my Mom having to put her dog, Max, down.  Max was…