Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Art of the Prank**

Few things are more delightful than a well-executed prank.   A good prank is a noble creative endeavor – that’s what I tell myself about the ones I’ve engaged in. The Nat Tate prank was devised by British novelist William Boyd … Continue reading

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Stupidest New Website

“Today marks the official launch of, a new content site aimed at recovering drug and alcohol users.” I read that and imagined a nice scholarly-looking website filled with information and resources, like the sites about autism or migraines. Instead, it’s … Continue reading

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Tits on Tumblr

I am hopelessly addicted to tumblr. I tell myself it’s a “better” addiction than others I’ve acquired since I learned to use a computer. It’s better than online shopping and it’s better than twitter. The only problem is that like … Continue reading

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amsterdamaged – The What.   Max on lead guitar

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Making No Progress

Saturday is Max’s birthday. I can’t Let Go, and I can’t Say Goodbye. He was my gift to the world and my partner in arms and my higher power. I miss him so much. Omelette

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The Army Skirt

“This cotton skirt features a camouflage yoke and multicolored, eco-messaged embroidery. Topstitched snap-flap pockets at hip and paint-spattered snap-flap pockets at sides. Hidden zip and snap closures at front. Drawstring at waist and at asymmetrical bottom hem.” Whatever. This skirt … Continue reading

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The Needle and the Damage Done

Because it is my avocation to get mad and start arguments, when I came upon a photo of a woman sticking a needle in her arm, on tumblr, I wrote to the blogger and politely complained. I said the picture … Continue reading

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Art Helps

I don’t know where I’d be without it.   I found this here. And you can still find me here.

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I confided to my psychiatrist that I’m obsessed  with  the nuclear reactor crisis in Japan and that I’ll be disappointed when they get it under control. I was shocked when he said he felt the same. “Of course.” he agreed, “We all … Continue reading

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Suggestions for Jane™ 3-16-2011

Even though Jane is  understandably upset about Japan, there’s no reason to abandon the hunt for more shoes. “Never compromise on shoes!” is her credo, I believe. Here is an exercise in Goth Stupidity by Rick Owens, described by net-a-porter as … Continue reading

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