Tag Archives: Hitchhiking

Snow Bound By Harry Mazer

How hot is it down here in the city?  Hot enough that reading a book about slowly freezing to death in northern New York State sounds positively refreshing. Background: The novel opens with an ominous epigraph from the fall 1970 … Continue reading

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Movie Madness and/or Mania: Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (Ted Post, 1979)

New year, new features, part 2! The third Friday of every month will now be devoted to Lost Classic Teenpics. And we’ll start it off right, with a Made-For-TV scare-film about an imaginary hitchhiking epidemic starring the teen cast members … Continue reading

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Bird on the Wing By Winifred Madison

Life as a weaver was the last thing Elizabeth expected when she ran away from home Now, anyone well-read in girls’ fiction of the 60’s and 70’s knows that when you run away from home, your choices are “prostitute”, “drug … Continue reading

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