June 13, 2013 Leave a comment
.. sort of defines me. Not that I’d confess that ..but let’s discuss:
- I’m the guy who thinks “Love Actually “ is an amazing Christmas movie .. for adults.
- Kids (and adults): Please check out “A Christmas Story”. You will finally learn what ‘fra-gil-ayy’ means.
So .. when I can, I find the Schmaltz story on the video player on a plane. You’ll LOVE how the Web defines it:
- From the Yiddish: Wikipedia defines it as “rendered (clarified) chicken or goose fat” .. which is, a worthy definition, even rendered into pop culture terms.
- Urban Dictionary has a more popcult definition of Schmaltz: “a work of art that is excessively sentimental, sappy or cheesy”.
.. I get that (those).
You’ll find me, on the aisle, watching an unnecessarily sentimental film and feeling deeply about it.