Dissertation - Terrains of Hesitation
This is my friend Marlaina’s thesis, you should read it: onmyshore: I am handing up my MFA dissertation or ‘thesis’ today. If you want to read it you can download the PDF here.
Your Guide to the Idiotic Racist Backlash Against Trayvon Martin Max Read (Gawker)
Sarah Schulman: An American Witness Part1:... →
thesummerking: 12th Street: I think you talk about this in your book, or maybe in one of the earlier essays, this idea of white gay men’s anger at not being able to fully conquer… Sarah: I think what I wrote is, after thirty years of writing about gay male courage, I wanted to say something about gay male cowardice. And that it was rooted in this rage about not being able to dominate everyone...
Death and Disarray at America’s Racetracks Walt Bogdanich, Joe Drape, Dara L. Miles & Griffin Palmer (The New York Times, 2012) Horse racing is gross. Don’t do it or watch it or bet on it.
Finding Communist Reds in the woodwinds and strings Kevin Plummer (Torontoist, 2012)
Chloe from AIDS Wolf wrote this thing about them breaking up and you should read it. I only met Chloe once or twice, I think when she came to stay at the house in the Beaches while on tour? A lot of people stayed there. But she’s Kevin’s friend, they played shows together, and this is also about how different things were back then, when we were kids and everyone drove around in vans to...
Downtown Is For People Jane Jacobs (1958)
Next year Jason Priestley is playing Jack Lawson in Race at CanStage. Every day until then will just be spent waiting.
These are raukar on Fårö. I have only seen them once. I don’t know who took this picture.
This summer we will go to Gotland, which is an island in the Baltic Sea. Its capital, Visby, is a medieval city surrounded by a stone wall. The streets are narrow slivers and roses crawl up the sides of the houses. My aunt used to live there with her husband, who owned a miniature golf course. We ate ice cream and sat inside the playhouse version of Villa Villekulla that his...
Extreme Makeover: The story behind the story of Lawrence v. Texas Dahlia Lithwick, The New Yorker (March 2012)
Now I have plane tickets to Sweden. Mostly for swimming in lakes and the freezing ocean and riding horses in forests.
Want to see a video of my dog again?
aidenn: Susan Cain: The Power of Introverts
Louise & Minou