Archive for January 2011

Cabrini Dreams

“You go two blocks one way, you're in public housing. You go two blocks the other way, you're at Banana Republic."

Women, The Cosmos, and Cosmetics

I still do not understand why, in a prison and particularly in a jungle prison, where needs multiply like rats, why the need for lipstick should vault to the top of the list. Still, I am convinced that a habit which seems so trivial (to men...

Art and Community

The recent controversy over the removal of a video from the Smithsonian offers a good occasion to reflect on the relationship between the artist and the polity.