Day: January 19, 2009

Punk Rock, Weed, and Other Paths to Salvation

Bad Habits: A Love Story by Christy C. Road (Soft Skull Press) One summer, bisexual punk rocker Carmencita “Car” Gutierrez Alonzo escapes her conservative Cuban-American family and flees to Brooklyn, where she floats from love affair to love affair while…

Don’t Bank on Sperm

This clever commercial for the Oslo Gay Festival spoofs some silly ideas people push about sperm, that sperm is goal-oriented, sentient, and, yes, sacred. Lisa at Sociological Images has some issues with the commercial, but our disagreement is whether or…

Shameless Self-Promotion Monday

Okay, so it’s late.  But is that going to stop you from shamelessly self-promoting?  I certainly hope not. You know the drill.  In the comments, link to what you’ve been writing on your own blogs this past week, with a…