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Erotic Fridays: Frank O’ Hara

And here’s today’s poet, Frank O’Hara. Frank O’Hara was a dynamic leader of the “New York School” of poets, a group that included John Ashbery, Barbara Guest, Kenneth Koch, and James Schuyler. The Abstract Expressionist painters in New York City … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Black Barbie in Jordan

Aww, look at me looking all cute. I am, eh? Here’s me in the city of mosaics. Christ!  To this day, I still can’t believe that I was able to get this close to something so old.  It’s kind of … Continue reading

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Wayback Wednesday: Planes, Trains, & Automobiles

Ahh, another classic, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.  This has 2 of my favs, Candy and Martin. Easily excitable Neal Page (Steve Martin) is somewhat of a control freak. Trying to get home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his wife … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday: Tempel of Kom Ombo

It’s temple time; Ancient Egyptian style. The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple in the town of Kom Ombo in Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt. It was constructed during the Ptolemaic dynasty, 180–47 BC. Some additions to it … Continue reading

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The Black Barbie Chronicles: 5 Sentences Which Can Only Make Sense in Korea Land

Ah, Korea, there are days I understand you so well. Then there are a majority of days when I think I know what’s happening, I don’t. Case in point below is just a few of the things I learned which … Continue reading

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Music Sunday: More Gin

“And each one’s more wasted than the others you can bet, on Allison Road.”- Gin Blossoms This is one of my favorite lines from that song.  Great song and even better band.  Have a good one and enjoy F. M. … Continue reading

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Noir Saturdays: Johnny Eager

Taylor & Turner, what a combination for tonight’s noir! After Johnny Eager (Robert Taylor) is released from jail, the unreformed gangster fools his parole officer (Henry O’Neill) into believing his ways are changed. In actuality, Eager wants to return to … Continue reading

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