Category Archives: activism

It’s Valentine’s Day & I’m Seeing Red

So. This is Valentine’s Day. How’s your heart? Mine is a seething volcano of wtf- is-the-matter-with-otherwise-sensible-people-today, which is probably why I’m breaking a nearly yearlong blog silence to give you some true love in rough fashion. First, let me establish … Continue reading

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More Art

  As uncomfortable as it makes me, I have to admit that the election of our 45th president kicked my ass sideways. I’ve lost some time on the blog to swirling anxiety, anger, and exhaustion brought about by insomnia—a condition … Continue reading

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Naming the Wingman

Hey y’all, I want to talk about Billy Bush, so I’m going to. Actually, let’s talk about the tape. I won’t embed it, but you can follow the link if you haven’t seen it in its ugly entirety. Please don’t … Continue reading

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Art, a Verb for Hard Times

During the last few weeks of what has—inaccurately—felt like unprecedented social, political, and moral turmoil on a global scale, I have found it difficult to stay focused on writing or writing about creative interests of any kind. While everyone watched … Continue reading

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