Inner? Who the fuck am I kidding? There's nothing closeted about my life-long soap addiction/devotion.
Anyhow, when I first set up this blog, it had nothing to do with Otalia. And the name - Superhero Lunchbox - had nothing to do with Otalia or "freakin' superhero", either. I named it long before there ever was an Otalia, on account of my somewhat geeky penchant for making lunch boxes devoted to cool topics. The best lunchbox I ever made was one devoted to great women authors. It featured Flannery O'Connor, Carson McCullers, Dorothy Parker, and a bunch of other cool literary chicks. And a Willa Cather thermos. I made that for my good friend, Nickie, who still uses it almost 20 years later.
But, really, who better to devote a lunchbox to in 2009 than the women of Otalia? My latest creation: