Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2010«

RIP Gabrielle Bouliane 1966-2010, performance poet and videographer

January 30, 2010

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Some of her poems. Her obit on The Poetry Asylum LJ community Her bio: Think: a tomboy smartass geek in a bunny suit. Ok, wait… I’m part tomboy and part floor-length velvet with fishnets. I just moved back to my hometown after 8 years in Seattle and travels to 23 other cities. Talk to me […]

NY Jewish culture weekend events: TuB’Shvat Seder, meditation workshop, & interfaith dialogue

January 29, 2010

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via examiner.com To read the article click here

The truth behind Tebow’s tale: The star athlete’s “pro-life” story has a dark underbelly

January 28, 2010

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AP Quarterback Tim Tebow during practice For just a moment, forget the debate about whether advocacy ads belong in the year’s biggest night in sports. The Center for Reproductive Rights has taken an entirely different tack in fighting Focus on the Family’s scheduled Super Bowl spot: Countering the personal anti-abortion tale Tim Tebow and his […]

on love and clarity

January 27, 2010

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I’m fond of David Shapiro’s unedited sometimes rambling Facebook posts; he posted this one today: “You are always clear when you are in love. You are clear and you love everything a little more. And you enjoy being clear.”–Kenneth Koch as quoted by David Shapiro. Shapiro goes on to quote “Laura Huxley[,] a therapist by […]

prostate biopsy

January 26, 2010

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It was not fun, but was necessary. The doc must have taken seven or eight tissue samples, and I could feel each incision. Afterward I felt weak and light headed but was able to walk home; on the way I stopped at the Park Slope Sweet Melissa Patisserie on Seventh Avenue and got a chocolate […]

Three Russian minimalist poets translated by Alex Cigale & three Yiddish poets translated by Zackary Sholem Berger

January 26, 2010

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Three Russian Minimalist Poets: Ivan Akhmetyev, Mikhail Faynerman, and Alexander Makarov-Krotkov translated from the Russian by Alex Cigale Three Yiddish Poets: Avrom Sutzkever, Boris Karloff, Yonia Fain translated by Zackary Sholem Berger

Suspects in La. senator phone tamper try released – Yahoo! News (tx, novapsyche)

January 26, 2010

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NEW ORLEANS – A conservative activist who posed as a pimp to target the community-organizing group ACORN and the son of a federal prosecutor were among four men arrested and accused of trying to tamper with phones at Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu’s office. Activist James O’Keefe, 25, recorded two of the other suspects with his […]