The Fire This Time

A friend of a friend is working on a documentary about the NJ4 — a group of black dykes who were harassed and assaulted by a man in NYC and then arrested on bullshit charges of assault and gang violence.  This all happened in 2006, and at least one of the women is still locked […]

that’s (not my) shit

Some pictures from the APAture show this weekend! For those who weren’t there, it was a number about Asian-American women taking their “shit” back from culture vulture Gwen Stefani, notorious for her exploitation and appropriation of Japanese Harajuku culture.  Here’s our definition of cultural appropriation: Cultural appropriation: for pleasure or benefit, a dominant group mines […]


Just saw that my photo was in Pollo’s column about being an extra for Trauma a few weeks ago.  I’m not sure I’d call it flattering, but I’m hoping that my giant pink pretty pretty princess dress will appear somewhere on our small screens.  And, I think I agree with her assessment of the situation […]

every now and then I…

I stumbled upon this amazing visual recently.  Maybe it’s old news.  But whoever created it is nothing short of genius. Really, it’s the kind of thing that makes me wonder what I’m doing with my life. In any event, this song has been popping up a lot in my life.  I just watched the amazing […]

challah back grrl

Here’s a picture of the challah that I baked for Rosh Hashanah: And here’s the recipe — it’s pretty good, though this batch came out a little drier than I remembered from when I made it before.  I’m not really a baker, and definitely not a bread baker, so I chalk that up to my […]