Pride: More Than An Annual Weekend

We have entered into the season of Pride, that is, the gay variety is being varietal. I can picture Dolores Park right now complete with half naked bodies frolicking in the rare sunshine of San Francisco, the hula hoopers and hippie bead wearers, the live bands, booze, and edibles being toted in a picnic basket carried by a white woman dressed as Little Red Riding … Continue reading Pride: More Than An Annual Weekend

Red Table Talk (!) (video)

Perhaps you, too, have heard of, or even follow, Jada Pinkett Smith’s new Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk. I initially discovered the series on Instagram, because I’d deleted my Facebook account some five months or so ago. Well, last week, I rejoined and am so glad that I have, because now I get more than a 60-second teaser. Jada talks about any and everything, … Continue reading Red Table Talk (!) (video)

Anthony Bourdain

I have been binge-watching Bourdain’s Parts Unknown since he made the decision to take his life into his own hands and exit into that vast mysterious unknown place. There is something about his eyes. They draw me in as though calling me to enter, to look for something beyond appearances and into those tiny-grand spaces where the haunting happened. Many people are haunted. Some survive while others … Continue reading Anthony Bourdain