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Book Review: Making Out Like A Virgin

Making Out Like A Virgin:  Sex, Desire & Intimacy After Sexual Trauma, edited by Catriona McHardy and Cathy Plourde There is a deep and unrecognized contradiction at the heart of this book.  The title of the book and the sentiment … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bellini And The Sphinx

Bellini And The Sphinx, by Tony Bellotto, translated by Clifford E. Landers The author is apparently a noted musician in Brazil that I am not familiar with and also a noted writer in Brazilian noir fiction.  As someone who is … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Billy Squier

Despite having three successful albums that made at least platinum status and several immensely popular mainstream and rock songs, there is one thing that Billy Squier is remembered for today, and it is something that has kept him coming up … Continue reading

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Book Review: Moment Work

Moment Work:  Tectonic Theater Project’s Process Of Devising Theater, by Moises Kaufman and Barbara Pitts McAdams with a lot of others I can only think of one reason why someone who is a remotely decent or morally upright person would … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wonderland: Poems

Wonderland:  Poems, by Matthew Dickman After having read this collection of poems, one wonders if the author is writing under some sort of nom de guerre or whether it is that his extreme focus on sexuality in many of these … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Colossal Wreck

A Colossal Wreck:  A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, And American Culture, by Alexander Cockburn This book was a colossal wreck, so I can’t exactly call it false advertising.  That doesn’t mean that this book was anything other than … Continue reading

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How The Irish And Italians Became White And How You Can Too

We live in an age where identity politics matter a great deal, and yet we are incredibly sloppy when it comes to thinking of the implications of our identity obsessions.  For example, as I write this my Twitter is telling … Continue reading

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Book Review: When A Bully Is President

When A Bully Is President:  Truth And Creativity For Oppressive Times, by Maya Gonzalez If it were possible to give this book negative stars I would.  This book is the sort that honestly should carry with it some sort of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rise Of The Creative Class Revisited

The Rise Of The Creative Class Revisited, by Richard Florida Given that I was not a big fan of the original version of this book, was the revised and updated version of it any better?  I’m not sure, the revised … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rise Of The Creative Class

The Rise Of The Creative Class, by Richard Florida This book was an unmitigated failure on a variety of levels.  For one, in reading this book the author’s agenda, especially his pro-gay and anti-family agenda, and even anti-working class agenda, … Continue reading

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