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Oddities -- Raging Hormones

Raging Hormones Lovely Joan Raging Hormones -- The Unofficial PMS Survival Guide by Martha Williamson & Robin Sheets (Doubleday, 1989) is a humorous woman's guide to dealing with premenstrual syndrome.

At first glance, this book would seem to have nothing to do with Robert Bloch. Closer inspection, however, reveals that a book designer lifted an image of Joan Crawford from a publicity shot for the Bloch-scripted Strait-Jacket. Apparently, "Mommy Dearest" with an axe is non-verbal shorthand for "psychotic bitch."