May 2010

Remembering the Dead

31 May, 2010 // 0 Comments

I think today of friends and foes I will not see again. We have strange and peculiar ways of honouring our dead; we do so by creating a three day holiday so that people can roast weenies and go to the beach. I want to appreciate the spirit of this, ...

Reassessing Kurt

30 May, 2010 // 0 Comments

I’m having a protracted email exchange with a reader, and we’re talking about a lot of things, but most particularly Kurt, and I’m really rethinking and reevaluating his character, in response both to this conversation and other conversations ...

I Don’t Do This For Fun

29 May, 2010 // 0 Comments

Sometimes I ponder why I do this; why I write at this ain’t livin’ and FWD/Forward, even though I don’t receive compensation for the writing I do at either site1. I think it’s a question that a lot of bloggers who engage in ...

Don’t Infringe On Me

28 May, 2010 // 0 Comments

Content note: I use ‘me’ and ‘my’ in this post, but there are a lot of social justice writers who feel the same. I could just as easily say, for example, Snarky’s Machine and Tasha Fierce’s. Cara and ...

Glee: Theatricality

27 May, 2010 // 0 Comments

So, remember how, writing about Glee last week, I discussed the fact that the show is straddling a strange divide between feeling filled with stiff, awkward, Teachable Moments, and the over the top camp that the show is getting so much attention ...

Lost: The End

24 May, 2010 // 0 Comments

Content note: This post contains a discussion of the Lost finale, ‘The End.’ If you don’t want to be spoiled (or don’t care about Lost), feel free to mosey on over and check out ‘In My Eye,’ today’s post of ...

In My Eye

24 May, 2010 // 0 Comments

I recently joined a photography community where users are provided with periodic prompts and post one thing each day. While it’s not specifically in the rules of the community, I have been challenging myself to take a picture every day, rather ...
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