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Raina Trider
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Newsflash
Newsflash: I'm still devastated by David Bowie's death. I'm glad I'm not alone. Many, many, many people are feeling the same way I do. And that reminded me of the heart crushing, breath snatching crescendo to the song "Rock and Roll Suicide." Oh no love! Yo...
Newsflash: I'm still devastated by David Bowie's death. I'm glad I'm not alone. Many, many, many people are feeling the same way I do. And that reminded me of the heart crushing, breath snatching crescendo to the song "Rock a...
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Happy Sunday
The heart. It's a muscle, but it turns out to be a ludicrously fragile one. People let you down. Things don't work out. You feel useless or ashamed. Someone you actually give a crap about has the nerve to die. This and so about 8 million other things destro...
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Famous Lesbian Hairdos
I just watched the first few episodes of the second season of "Transparent."  There is an exchange between Ali (Gaby Hoffmann) and Syd (Carrie Brownstein) about Ali's new hairstyle. It's been cut in a very typical inspired-by-the'80's sort of way: shaved it...
I just watched the first few episodes of the second season of "Transparent." There is an exchange between Ali (Gaby Hoffmann) and Syd (Carrie Brownstein) about Ali's new hairstyle. It's been cut in a very typical inspired-by...
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Happy Sunday
Thanks, kids. I forgot. Be grateful for every grain of rice.
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Friday Night Videos
This story is perfectly short and amazingly interesting.  This morning, my charming husband (not as charming as the dude above, but close) asked me what I want to do for my birthday. As my Becoming an Old Hag Day isn't until October, I replied, "I really ha...
This story is perfectly short and amazingly interesting.  This morning, my charming husband (not as charming as the dude above, but close) asked me what I want to do for my birthday. As my Becoming an Old Hag Day isn't until ...
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A boy. Erik Murphy. Murph. Murph the Smurf.
It was Wednesday after school and Shelly was at the mall, hanging out at the northwest corner of the giant water fountain over by Café Café and Stamps Stamps Stamps. She was 13 and had recently reached a certain level of cool...
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I June 2004. Ray Charles had died and I was sad. I’d grown up
listening to his music and played his albums constantly in college. I’d never experienced
the weird emptiness that you feel when someone you admire dies. Their work has
been a part of your most, ...
I June 2004. Ray Charles had died and I was sad. I’d grown up listening to his music and played his albums constantly in college. I’d never experienced the weird emptiness that you feel when someone you admire dies. Their wo...
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Famous Lesbian Hairdos
I just watched the first few episodes of the second season of "Transparent."  There is an exchange between Ali (Gaby Hoffmann) and Syd (Carrie Brownstein) about Ali's new hairstyle. It's been cut in a very typical inspired-by-the'80's sort of way: shaved it...
I just watched the first few episodes of the second season of "Transparent." There is an exchange between Ali (Gaby Hoffmann) and Syd (Carrie Brownstein) about Ali's new hairstyle. It's been cut in a very typical inspired-by...
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One of Us
Yeah, Tyler. You a straight gangster. Ever since you came here after running away from that prison of a boarding school upstate, it's like you were raised on the streets. "Fuck Millbrook!" you shouted from the deck of your loft style apartment. You're a psy...
Yeah, Tyler. You a straight gangster. Ever since you came here after running away from that prison of a boarding school upstate, it's like you were raised on the streets. "Fuck Millbrook!" you shouted from the deck of your lo...
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Happy New Year!
A Letter to All the Devoted Fans of Lounging at the Waldorf! A Letter to the Six or Seven People Who Read This Blog! To: Robin A., Bow, London, UK Danielle B., New Orleans, LA, USA Uncle Chris, Truro, Nova Scotia, CANADA Hello, darlings and Happy New Year! ...
A Letter to All the Devoted Fans of Lounging at the Waldorf! A Letter to the Six or Seven People Who Read This Blog! To: Robin A., Bow, London, UK Danielle B., New Orleans, LA, USA Uncle Chris, Truro, Nova Scotia, CANADA H...
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Friday Night Videos
This story is perfectly short and amazingly interesting. This morning, my beautiful husband asked me what I want to do for my birthday. As my Becoming an Old Hag Day isn't until October, I replied, "I really haven't given it any thought. If I had, you would...
This story is perfectly short and amazingly interesting. This morning, my beautiful husband asked me what I want to do for my birthday. As my Becoming an Old Hag Day isn't until October, I replied, "I really haven't given it ...
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