Monthly Archives: July 2008

Pretentious? Mais Oui!

Kilian Hennessy, heir to the Hennessy cognac family, is a perfumer whose fragrances come in swanky black packaging. He looks kind of   faux-decadent, in a good way. I would totally go shopping with him, at the very least. Here is … Continue reading

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Horrible Fashion Jargon

“I’m all about a leopard shoe right now. I’ll wear these high/low style with a worn-out tee and skinnies” -Maureen, copywriter. ( re Pedro Garcia shoes ) How many things are wrong with this statement from today’s front page at … Continue reading

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Secret Diary of a Call Girl

Secret Diary of a Call Girl is my new favorite TV show. I was put off by the name of the Showtime series but in the end, I simply can’t resist the actress in the title role. Billie Piper is … Continue reading

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For the Snappy Dresser

Do you like looking at ridiculous menswear? Do you long to see low-rent pimps, a fat guy in a crazy Zoot Suit, or fake crocodile shoes in every color of the rainbow? Good, because this is the place.

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Hideous Shoes To Brighten Your Life

Earlier today, I was very annoyed by a crazy bitch who’s been taunting me online. But then I realized that if I had to go around kicking the ass of every single person I’ve somehow pissed off, I’d have no … Continue reading

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An Interactive Feature Film

“Late Fragments” is the first fully interactive dramatic feature film, and it’s now available on DVD. I read about it at Schema Magazine, ‘an online platform about ethnic cool in the new Canada.’   I don’t know what the new Canada … Continue reading

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Men Who Love Dolls

A friend gave me a heads-up to watch a documentary on BBC America called “Love Me, Love My Doll.” It focuses on some men who have ‘fallen in love’ with their life-sized dolls.   Let me say, this is nothing like … Continue reading

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The “Don’t Have Children” Movement.

Actually, I believe it is known as antinatalism.   I had no idea there were so many people passionately opposed to procreation, on the grounds that it morally indefensible to bring a child into the world when we know with  certainty that … Continue reading

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Horrible Celebrity Baby Names II

While laying in my death-bed, I’ve been able to read the new Vogue magazine with a fine-tooth comb, so to speak. It’s filled with horror this month. I haven’t even begun to dissect its many insults, but a feature on … Continue reading

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Pain Journal: Part III

My best friend washed my hair last night. It was matted and vomitty and she poured water over my head that ran down my back and drenched my borrowed dress. It was sublime. Today my sister came over and shaved … Continue reading

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