Consider:1. I have a sinus infection.2. Which caused me to sneeze out my nose ring.3. Which caused my friend Kathe to say, "Ewww."4. This is the same Kathe who showed me this.5. Which led me to this.6. And then I told this guy about it.7. Who mentioned this guy.8. Which makes me laugh, because my… Continue reading interconnectedness
I have a new hat:and Jacob has glasses now:
Growing up, I spent a fair amount of time with my grandparents (my dad's parents). I think they were probably in their late 50s and early 60s when I was in grade school, because I believe my grandfather was about 70 when he passed away, and I was about 19 or 20. I think now… Continue reading in the mood
A few women-centered notes this morning:Cara at the Curvature has a pretty awesome Open Letter to Eliot Spitzer up this morning.Top Chef returns tonight with Season 4 based in Chicago. This season presents an even split - 8 male and 8 female contestants. This is the first time there's been a balance since season 1… Continue reading news and notes
There’s a disturbing new trend in the literary world right now, it seems: emerging writers are creating amazing works of fiction and calling them memoirs. You’ve probably already heard about most of these instances:James Frey’s book A Million Little Pieces was published by Doubleday in 2003. It was marketed as a "brutally honest" account of… Continue reading (non)fiction
And I don't feel much like blogging.Boo to Daylight Savings Time.
**Disclaimer: I don't actually consider myself a socialist, just for the record. I don't know enough about socialism to really make any sort of statement about it. It's just a tagline for this blog entry, a sort of response to those individuals who talk about the evils of "socialized healthcare." So if you feel the… Continue reading what’s so bad about being socialist, anyway?
So last night's Alison Bechdel reading was way cool. After going to so many poetry readings (and admittedly having a somewhat biased attitude against graphic novels before Bechdel's book), I wasn't quite sure what to expect from a graphic novel reading. What, I thought, are they going to put the panels up on a projection… Continue reading definitely a dyke to watch out for
Tonight I am going, after class, to see Alison Bechdel. In case you don't know who that is, here's a picture:Bechdel is the creator of the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, and the author of FunHome: A Family Tragicomic, a graphic novel memoir recounting Bechdel's relationship with her father. Lucky for me, she's… Continue reading DTWOF
So it’s that time again: time for your weekly recap of Transamerican Love Story!Last night’s episode started with Callie’s plan to entertain the men with a performance of her own design. She wrote a song and choreographed a burlesque performance to go along with it, and I have to say that I was fairly impressed… Continue reading TLS Recap: Episode 4