If I had one message for all those kids out there, it would be this: I was a hopeless, miserable kid, every single day, for the first 15 years of my life. Then I escaped. And my life has been interesting and satisfying and sporadically fantastic ever since.
The last thing you want to do is pick on Carrie. This (in)famous musical has lived on in theater lore as one of Broadway's biggest flops. The central reason -- perhaps the only reason other than curiosity -- to see this show is two very strong performers.
Movie-goers haunted by the horror flick's final image will likely be waiting for it and dismayed when they don't get it. As they leave the theater, they'll realized they've had to settle for a not terrible but no more than mediocre version of Stephen King's prom-night nightmare inducer.
Now that the "Sex and the City" movie is making women crazy again, I remembered all those girls who drove me nuts trying to be like the Fab Four. Did these girls, in fact, go on to lead the lives of their "Sex and the City" heroes? I decided to call them up and ask.