Brief snippets of opinion and a too-long list. This month’s themes? Sex and writing, apparently.
Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra, “Do it with a Rock Star,” from Theatre is Evil. Last night I attended a concert at the Phoenix with Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra, featuring a solo performance from Jherek Bischoff (I bought the CD, Composed, he was awesome) and The Simple Pleasure. I know a lot
It’s been a while since I last posted one of these. I’ve since been tattooed, been to England to seen the Bap Mobile (that’s not a typo), ((Ok, so I was primarily in England to visit with my in-laws and attend a wedding. But the Bap Mobile, c’mon!)) and run 5k in a pink wig. I’ve been
After going to St Jacob’s Market last Thursday, I spent the next few days canning up a storm. I made several dozen jars of spicy dill spears, bread and butter pickles, pickled jalapeños, blueberry jam, strawberry vanilla jam, plain strawberry jam, peach plum ginger jam, brandied peaches, and on Wednesday I had another, more successful, go at
So, news. Jan Zwicky wrote an essay for The Malahat Review titled “The Ethics of the Negative Review,” which CWILA republished on their site. Michael Lista responded to it, quite negatively, in the National Post’s Afterword. Then Zwicky responded to his response. And Lista responded to her response of his response. You following? Other people have weighed
I finally got around to watching the recording of Neil Gaiman’s Address to the University of the Arts Class of 2012 today, and I’m sorry I waited. Everyone and their brother’s already linked to it, but if, like me, you put off watching it for whatever reason, here’s another chance: Neil Gaiman‘s a fantastic speaker, and it’s