So, I'm an old woman. I don't know who Lil Wayne is, and I don't really care. One day, Leila will be watching the Grammys, and she'll know who everyone is, and she'll be too cool for mainstream pop music, and I'll say something about how Justin Timberlake is talented, and she will roll her eyes at me and then go back to painting her nails black.
I got a mani-pedi yesterday and looked through a People magazine and I had the same experience. I don't know any of the people they're gossiping about. Who watches all these shows? It kind of ruins People magazine for me. You know you're getting old when you'd rather read Oprah and Cottage Living than People or Entertainment Weekly. These might be really good shows, and these kids might be the next big thing, but I'm still with the old big thing and I'm just too tired to take on more.
I will keep watching the Grammys every year, and I have vowed to watch the shows Leila wants to watch when she's a teenager so I can be aware of what the kids are into, but I think my hopes of being a cool mom have been dashed by M.I.A. and Lady Antebellum, whoever the heck they are. But that Justin Timberlake is pretty talented!