Monthly Archives: March 2011

“Bent Objects” by Terry Border

Terry Border, a 46-year-old American photographer-cum-sculptor, has done some clever things with food and wire in his “Bent Objects” series. Every time I see something witty, ingenious, and small-scale like this, I wonder why I didn’t think of it myself. … Continue reading

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Obese Feces-Covered Man Has a Girlfriend

This week, an obese man in Ohio had to be cut out of his chair because his skin had grown into the fabric of his seat.   Police then had to cut a hole in his wall to remove him … Continue reading

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March 30, 2011 Dream: Supernatural Murderess

People I knew were disappearing or getting slaughtered one by one.  The killings and kidnappings happened every few days without warning.  Some friends and I were standing in my kitchen discussing this problem when a girl emerged from a blank … Continue reading

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Beggar Pimps in China Thrive on Child Labor

Meanwhile, China’s booming begging industry also exploits the theme of urban invisibility.  Because begging in China is often more profitable than farming or manual labor, some panhandlers have turned their profession into family businesses.  Those without children have taken to … Continue reading

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Camouflage and Installation Art by Various Artists

Liu Bolin inspired me to scout Google for more camouflage/installation art.  Here’s what I found. 1.  “Don’t Miss a Sec” by Monica Bonvicini Displayed on a London street corner, this installation is a public toilet enclosed in one-way glass that … Continue reading

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Tapas, Blokus, and Blow Job

The Boyfriend acquired a Groupon coupon for Lalola Bar de Tapas, so we had dinner there tonight.  (I’d eaten there once before with my friend K and her parents but didn’t get to sample much because she wasn’t hungry and … Continue reading

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Unfollowing Sarah Silverman on Twitter

I unfollowed Sarah Silverman on Twitter just now because of her Tweet: If you don’t love Sandra Bullock than you don’t have the ability to love. #28days #practicalmagic#Louie She’s clever, but I simply can’t deal with second-rate orthographic incompetence.

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Catherine’s Spicy Chicken Soup Recipe

At my request, the Boyfriend and I made Catherine’s Spicy Chicken Soup last Sunday.  It tastes like a slightly spicy tomato-based chicken soup.  It is unreasonably delicious.

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Contemporary Chinese Erotic Art by Yi Yang

While Chinese art has traditionally had no trouble portraying heterosexual intercourse and even homosexual intercourse between men, it has largely avoided depicting female sexuality in isolation.  This is undoubtedly due to a long patriarchal history that condones female eroticism only … Continue reading

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Halibut Corpse

The Boyfriend and I passed by Washington Square last weekend and saw a skinned halibut corpse rotting on a park bench.  Someone had left chunks of wheat bread on top of the halibut, which had turned it into an ant … Continue reading

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