Clarissa helped us through a lot. She introduced us to giant globe earrings, striped tights worn with Doc Martens and They Might Be Giants. But looking back, it's clear that she left plenty out, such as:
How to paint charming, imperfect checkerboards over wallpaper.
The answer to the question: Is it the size of the boat or the motion of the ocean?
How, exactly, chemical GC-161 gave Alex Mack those secret powers.
Where Beethoven got his ideas.
How to convince your parents that the guy who crawls in through your window every day is really just your best friend.
The capital gains tax.
Why wine is so goddamn great.
Where babies come from.