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post-blizzard photos of Windsor Terrace and Prospect Park

December 28, 2010


View this and other views of Windsor Terrace in the aftermath of the blizzard of 2010 on our Flickr album.     View more photos of Prospect Park after the blizzard of 2010 on our Flickr album.

Art 101: Tabla Rasa Gallery’s backroom art sale – New York NY

December 22, 2010


Art works in Tabla Rasa’s ongoing exhibits in the front of the gallery are more expensive, but after viewing those exhibits continue to the backroom (where art works are stored and packed for shipping and the gallery owners have their office) for an art sale in which all art works have prices no greater than […]

Tonight 12/21/10: Heeb Storytelling: The Live Comics Edition – New York NY

December 21, 2010


Eight extraordinary comics creators will project their smart, funny and sexy comics on a big screen, accompanied by a soundtrack and shenanigans. Read the entire article on    

Medical update

December 19, 2010


This is an update to two separate posts from last spring about my prostate cancer. Despite¬†PSA scores that¬†continued to be lower than the one that lead to the previous biopsies, my most recent biopsy revealed two additional tumors that like the first one are also 6 on the Gleason scale. The tumors are small, but […]

Beyond Understanding

December 18, 2010


via Do the life and work of Ludwig Wittgenstein suggest that the autistic mind and the philosophical mind have something in common?

Seth Walsh 1997-2010

December 17, 2010


via Wendy Walsh tells the story of how her gay thirteen year-old son, Seth, took his life after his school failed to keep other students from bullying him because of his sexual orientation. The ACLU and Wendy Walsh are asking Seth’s School, and all schools, to take steps to stop anti-LGBT harassment. , HIPS recognizes International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, December 17

December 17, 2010


HIPS recognizes International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, December 17 15.12.2010 News This Friday is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. Conceived of by Annie Sprinkle and the Sex Workers Outreach Project USA, in response to the Green River Killer, who killed at least 48 sex workers in Washington state. […]

In God’s name: hate is the abomination: rally and march tonight 12/16/10 – New York NY

December 16, 2010


The 10th of Tevet is the traditional day of remembrance for victims of violence whose death dates and/or burial places are unknown. Tonight, December 16, 2010 at 7:30 PM a memorial service and rally will be held at Brooklyn’s Parade Grounds (adjacent to the Tennis Center across the street from Prospect Park) to remember all […]

Hide/Seek’ sponsor threatens to cut funding for Smithsonian

December 15, 2010


The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, one of the principal sponsors of “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture,” demanded Monday that the Smithsonian restore the David Wojnarowicz video or the foundation would not fund future projects. The Wojnarowicz work, “A Fire in My Belly,” contains 11 seconds of an image of ants […]

Porcelain Unicorn

December 13, 2010

0 via The Porcelain Unicorn is a sensitive and moving tale of how a traumatic wartime encounter inspires a man in later life. Wilson cites his grandfather’s war stories as inspiration for the short film, and the ‘hero’s journey’ of a Joseph Conrad novel.