- Feelings journal (Things)
"Day of the crash, day of the crash...uh. I'd really have to consult my feelings journal to be sure."
Less cultural reference than a "What the hell is this?" thing, herewith an explanation for the sane parts of the world. It's a Yank thing. No one took the philosophies and ideas of the early psychiatrists and ran with them with more enthusiasm as the Americans. The nation's penchant for the leather couches and psychoanalysis, so prevalent in popular culture in the '60s and '70s, has given way to a home-made variety whereby adolescents are encouraged to express their emotions in diaries in the hopes that this outlet will prevent them from being the pains in the ass that teenagers are prone to be. In a technology-enhanced time, the trend has been to put these babblings online, so that everyone can know one's deepest and darkest thoughts of angst. Logan admits to one? He's kidding.
- 2.19 "Nevermind the Buttocks"