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Even Cowgirls Get The Blues

I’m just going to get right down to it.

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues (1993) dir. Gus Van Sant starring Uma Thurman

Maybe I should preface with the fact that I’m not a huge Gus Van Sant fan…I was not a fan of this film but it is still important! 431 more words

Overt And Covert Lesbian Storylines

99 Gründe glücklich zu sein - Nr. 27

Man hat ja so seine Gegenmittel, wenn es einem schlecht geht. Wenn der Wein alle, das Bier noch nicht kalt und Drogen zu gefährlich sind, kann man immer noch auf Film und Literatur zurückgreifen. 480 more words

99 Gründe Glücklich Zu Sein

Spiritual Musings on Marriage Equality

In light of recent events—the marriage equality ruling, the sudden departure of the Confederate flag, the overwhelming power of social media opinion-blasting—I’ve been feeling somewhat overwhelmed, confused, and broody.  1,514 more words

Loving Language

(Image Source: http://www.posttypography.com/illustration/language-changed-by-the-internet/ with original credit due the New York Times)

I love this picture, the fingerprints erasing and expanding, reshaping and redefining, demonstrating that the very act of engaging with language changes the very shape of language. 731 more words


Mango Cream Mount Blanc

There is no doubt about it the French where certainly the ones to perfect dessert.  So it comes as no surprise that the majority of our dessert vocabulary, practices, and recipes can be traced back to their french origins.  671 more words

Book Review: Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins

I must admit that I don’t know enough Greek mythology to pick up on all the undercurrents in this book, but I enjoyed it immensely. For 50 cents from the thrift store, the book was a steal and a sure path to sleepiness. 285 more words

Book Review

Low-Ku Review: Skinny Legs and All

Skinny Legs and All, by Tom Robbins:

Dance of Seven Veils.
Tell me, what does it all mean?
You figure it out.