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Lit Bombast: Fuck You

Story of my life: I sit down at my computer hell-bent on completing some academic reading (I’m a grad student, after all!) and next thing I know, it’s 3 hours … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

Arts Bombast: Women Who Rock

Other than the fact that the title is shamelessly trite, I’m not sure what to make of the National Museum of Women in the Arts’ current exhibition, Women Who Rock: … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

Arts Bombast: Sigmar Polke

If you’re anything like me, you dig Germans and you dig pop art. Sigmar Polke was an experimental painter and photographer from East Germany who, along with Gerhard Richter, started … Continue reading

October 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Duffy

If you live in Zaragoza, Spain (and I know so many of you do) you ought to be stoked right now. Now through November 11th, Centro de Historias and Contemporanea … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Film Bombast: Screaming Queens

So, last weekend was my first ever taste of SF PRIDE. I have no way to describe it other than FLAMfuckingBOYANT. (In the best way possible, of course.) Dance parties, … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Lit Bombast: Joe Brainard

A couple months ago, I wrote a post about Joe Brainard’s incredible visual art. (READ THAT SHIT.) Well, exploring his paintings brought me to discover that Brainard also wrote a … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Evolution of Social Serigraphy in San Francisco

So, I just got home from the Raincoats show, which was pretty ACE.  All-female, SF-based lo-fi outfit Grass Widow opened, and returned to the stage during the encore to join … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

Arts Bombast: Joe Brainard

I have Brainard on the brain. Yesterday would have been Joe Brainard’s 71st birthday. For me, the New York poet and visual artist embodies everything good about pop art, queer … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Style Ish: ’60s Mod

I was sort of over the mod fashion revival thing for a couple years. But recently, I realized that was because most of what I was seeing was girls with … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Style Ish: Rebel Youth

Can people PLEASE start dressing like this more often? I’m especially loving the hyperbolic hair and belt buckles.  See much more in Karlheinz Weinberger’s book of 1950s and 1960s culture/fashion … Continue reading

February 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

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