Daily Prompt: Island of Misfit Posts – Odd Ends

And then, there are the pictures I take because I see something. I'm not always sure what it is. Often, it's something in my house, something just standing on a shelf, dusty, forgotten ... but then, I see whatever it was that made me want it originally and snap, it becomes a picture. One of … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Island of Misfit Posts – Odd Ends

A Palace in Queens: Loew’s Valencia

Growing up, my favorite theater was the Valencia in Jamaica. No mere movie theater, it was an experience, a Hollywood production its own right. Here with my brother Matthew, I first experienced the glorious, magical world of movies. It wasn't my first trip to the movies, but it was my first trip to a real movie … Continue reading A Palace in Queens: Loew’s Valencia

The Non-Complexities of Pretty Racist Chef Paula Deen

See on Scoop.it - Books, Writing, and Reviews By JOSH MARSHALL JUNE 21, 2013, 11:50 AM I must say. I love Paula Deen’s defense. It has the benefit of being both ridiculous and perhaps something her critics could actually agree about. According to the Wall Street Journal, “A representative for Paula Deen says that the 66-year-old celebrity … Continue reading The Non-Complexities of Pretty Racist Chef Paula Deen