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The Problem with Mannequins Circa 2014: A Rare Note on Body Image and Weight in Middle Age (300th Victorian Chick Blog!)

Ed. Note: Yesterday I wrote the better part of a blog about Robin Williams, genius and mental illness, but because it’s a more academic (that is, allusive and exegetical) blog than usual and my printer is disconnected from my MacBook, … Continue reading

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Penultimate Day in CA Pre-NYC: Brief Note on American Buffalo, the C Word, Rescue Me and Preview of Cabaret Cares for AIDS and Ben Vereen Tribute

I’m writing this on the porch of J’s condo. My Saab fob is in my friend’s SUV in LA (or by now in his house) as I left it there on Tuesday after an outstanding lunch at Maison Giraud with … Continue reading

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First Blog of 2013: Victorian Chick’s Reflections on Happiness, Social Media and Elizabeth Wurtzel

  “Happy is good. I’ve always been a fan of happiness.” –Marsha Mason to James Caan in Neil Simon’s Chapter Two. It’s been two weeks since my pre-NYE blog as I have intermittently been working on my monster blog for … Continue reading

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Why Posing Nude and Doing Porn Aren’t Equivalent: Amy Biviano’s “Women of the Ivy League” 1995 Playboy Shoot vs. Duke Student’s Porn Career (with Thoughts on Feminism and Feminist Scholarship)

Ed. Note: This is a revised blog from 16 months ago. I was moved to rewrite it in part because my last blog from CA about Gloria Steinem, like the blog about that nitwit feminist writer in Oregon, did surprisingly … Continue reading

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