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If you lived here…

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My new website is up and operational (more or less). Blog entries will be duplicated here for the near future, but to stay up-to-date, please visit the new page.

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What the Jian Gomeshi acquittal can teach us about victim blaming

Yesterday former Canadian Broadcasting Company host Jian Gomeshi was acquitted of sexually assaulting three women. This morning one of Gomeshi’s accusers, Lucy DeCoutere, told The Guardian newspaper how the acquittal had affected her: [Gomeshi’s defense attorney, Marie Henein] told the … Continue reading

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Kesha and the economics of misery

A New York state judge has ruled against Kesha in her quest to be let out of her record deal with Sony due to sexual assault allegations against producer Dr. Luke. In the wake of the decision, some of Kesha’s … Continue reading

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Step up. Speak Out. Change your world.

Earlier this week social media exploded when Amber Coffman of the band Dirty Projectors tweeted that indie-music publicist Heathcliff Berru had groped her at a bar. Afterwards, several other women came forward with even more disturbing complaints. The allegations forced … Continue reading

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Salvador Dalí’s fear of castration

Salvador Dalí’s fear of castration.

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The Year I Turned 18 and Met the Messiah

I turned 18 on December 20, 1977.  To celebrate, I took myself to New York.  This was the era of American Hustle, when the beautiful people were snorting coke and drinking champagne at Studio 54.  As a rocker, however, I … Continue reading

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