When the Nude Gets Naked

When the Nude Gets Naked

Reading Kathleen Rooney’s art memoir “Live Nude Girl” on the train will get you some strange looks.  The word “nude,” it seems, buzzes neon in…

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What Becomes A Hooker Most?

What Becomes A Hooker Most?

    What separates hooker from muse?  Maybe it’s just how long one wants to survive.  After battling tuberculosis at 17, and losing friends to…

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Greetings from America

Greetings from America

Dear Family, I write in English for to practice.  I am in Los Angeles now five weeks.  Here, I am always parched of the body,…

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The Rules of Camp Nepotism as Demonstrated by The Cast of Ryan McGinley's Oeuvre

The Rules of Camp Nepotism as Demonstrated by The Cast of Ryan McGinley’s Oeuvre

1. Each camper must remain in his or her own bed.   Tim and Dakota, 2004   2. Don’t be afraid to say “Hi.”  At Nepotism,…

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The Survival of Serena

The Survival of Serena

We are pleased to tell you of the Survival of Serena.  She was returned to us safe and sound and is now resting at home. …

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Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

          Nicole Couch (Pink, Fuchsia, Orange), 2010   Rinna! Where are you?  Have you left Bordeaux yet? I’m still cooped up…

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How to Make Gay Summer Rick's West Channel Sunset

How to Make Gay Summer Rick’s West Channel Sunset

You’ll Need: Palette Knife. Third Eye. Prep Time: Half the time it takes to transcribe details with a fine bristle brush, or the time it…

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California Elegies

California Elegies

  This is a notice to residents of California to be aware of a wave of drifters returning to mine the soil for a second…

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Ann McCoy's Ovum Philosophorum

Ann McCoy’s Ovum Philosophorum

  At some point in every life, the lure of the future is so strong that one must break through the surroundings that once nurtured…

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House of Rising Spirits

House of Rising Spirits

            When you come across Courtney Reid’s paintings you are catching a glimpse of a lost tribe of people who’ve remained untouched…

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