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farzana-versey's picture
Dec.20.2009
Do I have the right to walk around naked in my own house? Yes? No? Does someone who happens to see me in this state of undress have a right to file a case against me? Erick Williamson, a resident of Virginia, has been convicted because he was packing up some belongings in the buff in what is his...
farzana-versey's picture
Dec.19.2009
She is a blonde from Central America. Did she need to be stripped to her waist? As part of an armed gang of robbers, Alejandra Maria Torres could have been arrested. But a mob had gathered, torn off her blouse, poured gasoline over her and lit the match. And stood by to watch. (My apologies for...
amy-king's picture
Dec.08.2009
8122009 Like it or not, parallels exist between the two separate-but-similar battles for civil rights.  I received some flack the other day for posting the title statement on my Facebook page (“Gay is the new black.”), and in turn, learned there is some resistance against aligning the two...
amy-king's picture
Dec.02.2009
The Weenie Roast – Ingredients? Not How Long, But What’s in It… Please don’t take another long drag on your ciggie and nonchalantly claim that the editors of Publisher’s Weekly didn’t know they were selecting books solely by men for their Top 10 Best Books of 2009.  I will hurl dragon fire and...
farzana-versey's picture
Dec.01.2009
Wear your dancing shoes and attend a masquerade ball or walk into a bake sale or buy some ornaments or pamper yourself in a day spa or send teddy bears. It is time for one more celebration. Just pin a red ribbon on your lapel for World AIDS Day. Beneath all this concern for HIV positive people,...
farzana-versey's picture
Nov.12.2009
We are told that the pheromones released in a man's body smell like heaven. Great. It probably has to do with sweat. Sweating it out conveys hard work, hard fun, activity, fitness. No one has yet sold bottled perspiration, though. Because no woman would buy it. It is one thing to nuzzle into a man...
kate-evans's picture
Nov.11.2009
Re-entering the dating world after many years of coupledom is, well, odd.  When you first meet someone, you can feel the mental tape measures being whipped out. You're always wondering how you are measuring up.  Simultaneously, you are measuring up the other person.  It's like a garment workers'...
farzana-versey's picture
Nov.11.2009
Michelle Obama is out to be quite a social evangelist. She is giving dating tips to young women. Her advice is rather regressive. “Cute’s good. But cute only lasts for so long and then it’s, ‘Who are you as a person?’ That’s the advice I would give to women - don’t look at the bankbook or the title...
farzana-versey's picture
Oct.16.2009
A 90-year-old bachelor decides to give himself the gift of a night with an adolescent virgin. This happens in life and it takes place in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's latest novel Memories of My Melancholy Whores. Anti-prostitution groups are objecting to a movie being made on this work. They believe it...
sam-barry's picture
Sep.29.2009
I work in an office with about thirty other people at HarperOne (a platoon of HarperCollins, a company of NewsCorp, a battalion of Rupert Murdoch Media-Growth Opportunities Unlimited, a regiment of China, Inc.). In the course of a month, I enter every room and cube in our office. I am not always...