Monthly Archives: February 2012

Academy Awards 2012 Exegesis

As far as I’m concerned, the whole event was about Angelina’s leg. When I saw the picture above, soon after the show ended, I was flabbergasted. It never occurred to me that it was a photoshopped joke. What an awful … Continue reading

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Monkeys: It’s On!

It’s official: Monkeys are the new black. The earrings above are sold out at net-a-porter, even though they just appeared on the website. Shit! Time waits for no man at net-a-porter. This monkey necklace is also sold out! You’ve just … Continue reading

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Problem Jewelry

This necklace of horse teeth is sold out and it’s all my fault. I’m enslaved by tumblr and slacking off on my shopping tips. Please don’t be mad. You can’t have the necklace but for a little more money, you … Continue reading

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Baptize me.

As Whitney Houston keeps dying on TV, I am transfixed by envy, bitterness, and grief. Her narrative has been transformed from the tragic untimely death of a dope addict to an adoring farewell to an angel. And why not? She … Continue reading

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2012 Grammy Awards Exegesis

This year, it was all about Whitney Houston and Adele. Poor Whitney, her death is a tragedy and a lesson in Don’t Do Drugs, but her version of “I Will always Love You” is still an abomination. Each ascending refrain … Continue reading

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I Had an Affair With President Kennedy,Too!

I wasn’t going to tell, but if everyone else is telling, I’m going to clear my conscience. Not that I feel guilty. I was only ten years old and things happened so fast. Sure, I knew he was married. But … Continue reading

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Banned Words 2012

Lake Superior State Univeristy has published its list of Banned Words for 2012, created by popular vote.   Have a look. Pretty weak, isn’t it? I don’t even know what Trickeraton or Man Cave means (and please don’t tell me.)   Let’s … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Shoe Post

Hope is a thing with feathers*….and yet this new style by Jeffrey Campbell evokes a different concept. My first thought was of something throwing up on itself. Adding a dash of perversity, they call this color “purple” when it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Visits From the Other Side

*  © Jack Bell Gallery In the ever-changing world of the Yoruba people of southwestern Nigeria, one thing that remains consistent is a close connection with their ancestors. The ancestral spirits of the Yoruba are much more than just dead … Continue reading

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Stop Being Irritable!

All my life I have thought of myself as an Irritable Organism, like an amoeba under a microscope, being poked. Now, finally, there’s a treatment for this!   Read the product description: “This profoundly calming perfume has a fresh, soothing fragrance … Continue reading

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