What's currently thrilling you - pop culture wise. Books, music, movies, interesting blogs? Share with the rest of the class. Also, why aren't you reading and commenting on Snarky's Machine? Tsk Tsk! After Kate's electrifying post oh yes, I'm most certainly going to toot my own clown horn, baby. You've seen me here. You'll soon … Continue reading Tell Me Something Good: Open Thread
Treme - HBO's hot anticipated series by writer/producer/personal patron saint David Simon (The Wire, Homicide: Life on the Street) premiered last Sunday to exTREMEly glowing reviews from Simon fanboys and television critics alike. Hank Stuever at WaPo says: Will it be as good as "The Wire"? Three episodes in, I'm willing to say "Treme" (the … Continue reading Treme/TV Themed Open Thread
Hello there, Shapelings: • No doubt you remember hearing the story of Samantha Clowes, a British bride-to-be who died of heart failure while sustaining herself on diet of 530 calories a day. Well CNN sheds more light on medically supervised diets with the unintentionally hilariously titled article Extreme diets: Life on 800 calories a day. … Continue reading Wednesday One-Liners
I am doing Nanowrimo this lovely evening and I'm focusing on my 50k word count goal. I am 2300 words away! I am gunning for an early finish tomorrow. Anyway, rock this open thread, Shapelings. Fluffication rules don't apply. In keeping with what Sweet Machine wrote in the last open thread, BEHAVE. Here's the comment … Continue reading Open Thread
Ok, yesterday's open thread worked pretty well, so I'll keep it going. This time, I even have a topic. Just got this from Charlotte Cooper via Facebook: Dear rad fatties around the world, I am co-organising an event here in London called The Fat of the Land: A Queer Chub Harvest Festival. It's a mixture … Continue reading Tuesday Post
Setting this up to post in advance. If it works, and you guys enjoy soulless automated open threads, I'll try to set up at least a few a week.