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Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek


Release Date: TBA
Studio: DreamWorks Pictures
Director: Not Available
Screenwriter: Amy B. Harris
Starring: Not Available
Genre: Comedy, Family
MPAA Rating: Not Available
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Plot Summary: Based on the upcoming nonfiction book "Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek," the tome is the result of an eighth-grade journal kept by the now-15-year-old Amy B. Harris, who decided to live her school year based on the advice given in the 1951 self-help book "Betty Cornellís Glamour Guide For Teens."

Harris presents her thesis for the project in the book intro:

"And so, I embark my grand experiment. Every month of this school year I will follow Betty Cornellís advice on the topics in her book: dieting, hair, makeup, posture, and attitude, among others Ė no matter how embarrassing or difficult.

I definitely have my work cut out for me. That is if Iím not already beyond help. I am 5í2Ē with light brown skin that breaks out in acne on a regular basis. I am gawky, slouchy, and just a little bit lumpy. I have non-existent hips and a chest almost as flat as the cover of Betty Cornellís book. I wear glasses and braces. I do all my clothes shopping at Walmart and second-hand stores. I spend more time on algebra than I do on my hair.

Maybe things will change. Can popularity advice from more than half a century ago still be relevant? Iíll find out. Crazier things have happened, right? Men have walked on the moon and society has found a way to grow square watermelons.

Betty Cornell has become my new soul mate, and I am married to her every word. For better or worse."


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