Poem: Permission

An International Women's Day Poem.  Permission This is for the women who don’t ask permission To be themselves. This is for the women who are done with working on their contentment And started working on their lot. This is for the women whose posture says “Fuck you, punk. I got this covered.” This is for … Continue reading Poem: Permission

Book Review: Dorian

Dorian by Will Self I Liked this Better Than the Original A literary re-write is a difficult thing to do well, but Will Self does it. I think Self works better within the restraints of this form, (versus his bloated books The Butt or The Book of Dave) and the new twists Self adds to … Continue reading Book Review: Dorian

Book Review: Picture of Dorian Gray

Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Luscious and Badly Paced Beautiful descriptions, beautiful quips, next to no editing going on here. Two whole pages dedicated to lists of the pretty things Dorian buys himself is definitely self-indulgent - but then what else could we expect of the great Oscar Wilde? I loved this novel … Continue reading Book Review: Picture of Dorian Gray

Book Review: An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein

An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein by Shel Silverstein A Forgotten Classic I am forever grateful to my university's drama society for putting on An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein, and opening my eyes to the wonder of Uncle Shelby's adult stuff. Quick word of warning: this is a lot closer to Freakin' at the … Continue reading Book Review: An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein

Book Review: Scar Tissue

Scar Tissue - by Anthony Kiedis Cliff Notes to Anecdotes I'm about halfway through and I'm reconsidering how much I like the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Their front man is such a douche. Anthony Kiedis did a lot of wild/asshole things, but as he re-tells them he runs through each anecdote at a bored, breakneck … Continue reading Book Review: Scar Tissue