I was finally back at the sewing machine today after a holiday and the subsequent washing and ironing. I worked through the day on my Couture dress, edge stitching the arms, shoulder seams and neck edge. 118 more words
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I got some new material this week for a scholarly article I’ve been mulling over for quite some time. The essay, titled—in my head—“The Real: a Psychoanalytic Approach to Body Horror,” would combine Slavoj Žižek’s interpretation of Jacques Lacan’s Order of the Real with squirmy, David Lynch-style scenes from literature and film in order to discuss how and why this horror subgenre affects us.