You probs already know by now (after all, this is Teh Interwebz and it's been more than an hour since the ruling was released), but Prop 8 was ruled unconstitutional by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California. Hooray! A few quick quotes about today: from Steven Goldstein, who heads up New Jersey's own… Continue reading good news
Today was kind of a weird day, and I was in a bit of a funk. So but then I came home and found these things in my mailbox: 1. A check from the mortgage company for escrow overpayment 2. A new dress that is beautiful and fits well 3. A polaroid of a mailbox… Continue reading 4 awesome things
And, also, Patricia Smith is made of more awesome.
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So holy goodness, I haven't written anything in 2 weeks. Weird. Work has been overwhelming, in both good and bad ways. The good: I'm getting a raise. It's not as much as I'd hoped, but I'm really pleased that there's something happening in that area, and it will be helpful. The bad: the volume of… Continue reading i’m marvelous
Just found out that my poem "The Apiary," which was published in Boxcar Poetry Review, was selected by Patricia Smith for inclusion in the 2009 Best of the Net Anthology. I am so excited on many levels. I freaking love this poem. I tried to write a Sampson and Delilah poem for so long before… Continue reading !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
There's a really entertaining and interesting assessment of Lady Gaga's newest endeavor, also known as the "Telephone" video, up at Feministe. You should go read it. In the meantime, is this some incredibly sick makeup, or what? It's certainly not the craziest she's done, or the most daring, or whatever. But it looks damn good,… Continue reading gaga
...three tickets for vacation? WORD.
I have a longer entry about my writing philosophy for the year in progress, but I wanted to get these two tidbits up: 1. My poem, "Martha Stewart Claims She Has been Struck by Lightning Three Times," was selected for inclusion in Dzanc Books' Best of the Web 2010 anthology! Many, many thanks to Adam… Continue reading a few quick, wonderful things
It seems like there's a lot going on this week in gay news, and I've been trying to keep up with it. Some quick updates: 1. New Jersey State Senate will vote tomorrow on marriage equality - if you live in NJ, click here for info on how you can help ensure the bill gets… Continue reading big gay update