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Janis Ian: My Eternity In Facebook Jail

October 3, 2019

When Ms Ian asked for volunteers to share her writing, I jumped at the opportunity. My respect for their work is deep; my young queer self identified with the songs of Ms Ian almost as […]

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Paula 2017

March 25, 2017

My mini-review, tweeted just minutes after Paula finished – “.@paulapoundstone just finished. Some tried + true topics, some politics, a less innocent Paula than last time Now for book signing.” I was not able to […]

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Phantom of the Rocky Horror Paradise Show

October 18, 2016

Next Tuesday (that is, October 25th for those who find this post some day down the road) I will be at a Hallowe’en event that includes screening both Rocky Horror Picture Show and Phantom of […]

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Merging Threads

April 8, 2016

In my recent post, Twitter Life, I write that my interest in some people of fame is based on a blend of factors. First, the general experience of ‘fans’ (“we see these folks everywhere, watch […]

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Twitter Life

April 5, 2016

It’s been six months since my most recent previous post in the Brushing Fame category here. Much of that has been that my economic situation excludes such luxuries as attending live performances (or even first-run […]

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Don’t Go There?

October 3, 2015

A few days ago I wrote “[n]ot to suggest that improv is ‘fluff’ – as with all forms of comedy it can reveal inner truths in a less-confrontational way” about Whose Line Is It Anyway? […]