Category Stuff I Like

A lady likes to pee standing up –

After reading Cunt, I want to take more charge of my bodily fluids – change my relationship to my cycle.  She, Inga Muscio, writes of inducing her own abortion using herbs and her mind.  She writes of using moon charts.  She also highlights spending money on women’s products created by women and owned by women. […]

A New-To-Me Blog is a blog that is new to me.  Amanda is the authoress who apologizes to no one and is well informed about the topics she discusses.  Her ‘About’ section is as follows: “Femocracy includes commentary about politics, news and the media, with an interest in social issues and civil rights. The site is written […]

Happy Women’s History Month!

I have been reading the book, Cunt.  It’s a fantastic book by Inga Muscio.  The author’s website has womanifestoes that fans and readers have submitted. So, to start off Women’s History Month, I am going to include one. “Irigaray wrote that as women we are always plural: two lips touching each other, secretly, constantly. as […]

The United Nations Website

I’m not sure when or how recently the UN overhauled their website, but it looks fantastic.  Clearly, someone in the right place heard the complaints about their crotchety website and the confusion about the actual structure and organization of the massive organism itself. Let me tell ya, I like progress. I can actually find the […]

National Museum Day is September 26, 2009

View from inside the Brooklyn Museum amidst Rodin’s Burghers of Calais The Smithsonian sponsored National Museum Day is tomorrow.  It is a nationwide celebration of museums, large and small!  There are over 800 institutions participating nationwide.  Once you download the admissions card (on the website) you and a guest have gained free admission to the participating […]

ABC Carpet and Home

ABC Carpet and Home is in the Flatiron district right above Union Square on 18th and Broadway.  This store has six floors and has installed a restaurant next door, Pipa Tapas y Mas (which has the most delicious brunch!) to show off some of their wares in action.  Believe me, if I could afford to […]

William Fitzsimmons

My best friend guided my thirsty ears to William Fitzsimmons because of his moving lyrics and phenomenal life story.  For those who listen to Nick Drake, Elliott Smith, and Sufjan Stevens – I may venture to say, that ole William Fitzsimmons surpasses them all.  His new album – his third, The Sparrow and The Crow […]

What is Good Hair?

For all of you who weren’t following the ins and outs of the film festivals earlier in the year, there is one film, in particular, that needs to be seen by all people:  Good Hair.  I mentioned the film (check it out because my girl over at Brooklyn Sista has a cameo!) in a earlier […]

Barking Brown

Grace Hat Oversized Straw Hat Grace Hat Brooklyn is the best borough not only because we have the best neighborhoods for actual living, but we have cool shops like Barking Brown on Myrtle Ave (take the B38 bus from Dekalb Ave & Fulton Street) in Fort Greene.  Now, I have known about this place for […]