So, watching television, sometimes, has its virtues.  I learned watching the IFC channel, they’re hosting a photography contest.  It is called the Independent Spirit Photo Contest.  There are three categories: people, places, and everything else; and four judges.  Each judge hails from a magazine, two are photography magazines, PDN, and JPG, and one from Paper […]

I have written about home births before and I am going to write about it again. One, I seem to behind the boat about New York Magazine‘s little narrative about home births.  This is another reason why being subscribed to the print magazine doesn’t always cut it.  I had missed several responses (not all negative, […]

I mentioned there were going to be changes several posts ago.  For example, I am working on getting ads on the site (btws, I am aware that the Sponsored Links does not lead anywhere . . . yet!).  I am trying to more clearly define the market and interests of this website so as to […]

I had blogged two months ago about LunaFest, a traveling film festival about women made by women.  The last film shown during the event was particularly inspiring.   It was produced by The Department of Expansion, an especially innovative and dynamic production company.  This is what it says under the ‘About Us’ tab: “Expanding our […]

After an odd night with a toxic soul I decided to read some feminist commentary to reassure myself that my principles are accurate and not wrong-headed nor unreasonable.  More importantly, to console myself that I am not “crazy,” “nuts,” “unstable,” or “indecisive” like all women are according to the septic tank who spoke so eloquently […]

Goldfrapp Peaches Kylie Minogue M.I.A. Gwen Stefani Santigold Pink Grace Jones Christina Aguilera Erykah Badu And, of course, Madonna. She could also be compared to a few male artists, too.  Prince, David Bowie, Michael Jackson (R.I.P.).  For the pop aficionados who enjoy the more esoteric tones of pop: there are the experimental bands: The Flying […]

A lot has been on my mind of late:  The Tea Party, the Coffee party, the GOP, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Reps. Clyburn, Lewis, and Frank, reproductive health policies getting the short end of the stick, and reading the articles about people’s health care stories on The Nation.  I had considered submitting my own story. […]