Monthly Archive: October, 2006

God Save The Queen

Today I went out with Tomemos and another friend to see The Queen. It was spectacular. I wasn’t sure what to expect, and actually didn’t read past the high metacritic score, so my… Continue reading

Oh. Thank. God.

What did Kugelmass identify as his problem early that evening? Being wound up from the week. Not having someplace to unwind. Of what underlying matters might being “wound up” be considered symptomatic? The… Continue reading

A Terrible Beauty Is Born

Dear readers, Although I try to maintain a sort of constant state of annoyance and anger, because I find it helps my writing, I’ve been haunted by contentment for a week. Thus I’ve… Continue reading

Uphill Both Ways

Do you read Curves magazine? Probably not. Me neither, even though it is the best-selling lesbian magazine in the United States. Right now, right next to their review of the new Ani Difranco… Continue reading

I wish that there were more than the twenty four hours in the day

Would somebody please sweep these up into some sort of intelligible thing? • What the hell do they put in the coffee in Seattle? Nicotine, because it’s more addictive than heroin? People move… Continue reading

Tobias is not gay and the show is not cancelled

This is something I’ve been meaning to write about for awhile, but I haven’t had a good opportunity. Why is it that the third season of Arrested Development handles its closet case in… Continue reading

A new poetry blog at Irvine

The poetry MFAs at Irvine have come up with a new blog. They quote the people they’re reading, ask questions about poetry, and (perhaps) will publish samples of their own stuff. It’s exactly… Continue reading

Every day is like Halloween

JuniperJune asked a great question in a comment on Friday’s post. She wanted to know why — since I appeared to be in favor of fashion in earlier posts — I’m uncomfortable dressing… Continue reading

Top fives by request

Dear readers, I’ve started writing about Badiou and Zizek, and Stanley Fish and Walter Benn Michaels, over at The Valve. The point is what we lose by academic infighting: Forgetting the Apologists I’ve… Continue reading

Writer’s block

I’ve been completely remiss in keeping up this blog, something I blame on performance anxiety now that I’m writing under my own name. Also, since I think blogs ought to be more than… Continue reading