My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-10-30) →
Mark Gunnery (13) Justin Vivian Bond (12) Regina Spektor (12) Antony and the Johnsons (10) Tom Waits (5) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Boo!– Three Halloween treats: Jenna Brager on Richard Sala’s The Hidden, Joe McCulloch on the joys of pre-Code horror comics, and Jonathan Penner on the monsters in his life. (via lareviewofbooks)
thenewinquiry: The following is an excerpt of Laura Oldfield Ford’s Savage Messiah, her long-running fanzine now available in book-form from Verso. Read More
U.S. Threatening to Withhold UNESCO Funds After... →
Palestine won a victory in its climb to full UN membership today when it was admitted as a full member to UNESCO, the organization’s cultural body, in “a highly divisive move” opposed by the United States, Germany, and other nations, the AP is reporting. ”Huge cheers went up in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization after delegates approved the membership in a vote...
lareviewofbooks: JENNA BRAGER on Richard Sala’s The Hidden. The Hidden, page 14 © Richard Sala Richard Sala The Hidden Fantagraphics Books, September 2011. 120 pp. The artist Richard Sala’s work first debuted in Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly’s comics anthology, Raw (the “comics magazine for damned intellectuals”), and he has since drawn for publications ranging from The New York Times to...
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Jewish "Without Religion"?
lazersilberstein: [I did not write this—see source at bottom] The Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, recently reported: “One of Israel’s most celebrated writers, Yoram Kaniuk, has resigned from the Jewish religion. He won his case in court to have the word “Jewish” removed from his identity at the Population Registry, and from now on he will be listed as ‘without religion’. He is not alone....
Yiddish Word of the Week: Drukn - דרוקן →
yiddishwordoftheweek: Drukn - דרוקן \DRUK-en\ Verb \ Past Participle: Gedrukt: To print. Note: This word is very closely related to, and really a specific application of, drikn (דריקן) - to press, squeeze, oppress. As such, I will provide here the whole range of derivatives, phrases, expressions, etc., related…
Femme Conference 2012 has a location and dates →
jessiedress: fuckyeahfemmes: Baltimore, MD August 17-19, 2012 Haaay!
Please help me to procrastinate by asking me...
Otherwise I will have to finish my seminar paper proposal and/or do work at my job.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-10-23) →
Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps (1) Groucho Marx & Danny Kaye & (1) of Montreal (1) Ricky Skaggs (1) Neko Case (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
As I often do, I had been jacking off while reading. Doing something else with...– Allen Ginsberg (via theparisreview)
Who Am I to Feel So Free: Gay black youths go from... →
notime4yourshit: Whenever there’s trouble around the Chinatown and Gallery Place Metro stations in the District, the finger of blame often points to a most unusual group of suspects: a black gay gang called Check It. Depending on whom you talk to, they’re just a bunch of mischievous…
"I like people to see me as a woman who's wearing... →
whateverjeanne: You can listen to a podcast of the panel Transgender in Dance at New York Live Arts. I was lucky to moderate a super interesting talk with dance artists Jennifer Miller (of Circus Amok fame), devynn emory, Yve Laris Cohen, and niv acosta.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-10-16) →
Nirvana (3) Peter, Paul & Mary (2) Crass (2) Talking Heads (2) M.I.A. (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Life in the Happy Valley: Queer Jews and Allies... →
daughterofafeminist: We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting workshop proposals for the Queer Jews and Allies Conference! Submit workshop proposals to help share our diverse perspectives and varied levels of understandings: https://www.surveymonkey.c om/s/queerjewsandallies Join us for the…
Significantly, even when individual black women are able to advance...– bell hooks, “Ain’t She Still a Woman?” (via nottingham)
From the Belly of Arab Queer Activism: Challenges... →
The Spanish artists Cabella/Carceller “portrayed collaboration as a kind...– J. Halberstam, The Queer Art of Failure
We must, however, move beyond access by itself. We cannot allow the liberation...– Changing the Framework: Disability Justice | RESIST (via enumerate)
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The 100th person to Like Curmudgeon on Facebook wins the original artwork of one of our strips. You pick or I’ll pick for you. And I’ll mail it to you all nice and cozy and safe.
In Russia,” Sirotin says sadly, “I was told I cannot be Russian because I have a...– Annelise Orleck, The Soviet Jewish Americans (via sovietjewry)