Today's Special: I'm Good Enough, I'm Smart Enough, and Doggone It ...
Shana Merlin's life may not be as tragic as those of most women who turn their lives into one-woman shows, but the youngest-child adorability and wry observations she displays in Today's Special warrant rapt attention anyway.
"...query, "Am I special?" Evocative of getting-into-college movies circa Ione Skye and freshman orientation seminars, Merlin's "specialness trial" is..."
May 12, 2000 Arts Review by Ada Calhoun