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Art as a Murderous Act

January 17, 2016

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“I’ve got a peculiar weakness for criminals and artists – neither takes life as it is. Any tragic story has to be in conflict with things as they are.” – Stanley Kubrick What makes one person choose art and another one murder? One controversial theory suggests that artists and criminals do have something in common: […]

Guilty Pleasures: Film Noir, Gay Porn and Other Forbidden Flowers

August 15, 2015

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“The naming of hidden pleasures is blasphemous.” – Our Lady of the Flowers, Jean Genet Straight porn (in my opinion) has all the emotional intensity of limp fish on Quaaludes. Gay male porn, on the other hand, is an animalistic orchestra of groaning, grunting and spurting amidst heated entanglements of hard bodies, boners and beautiful […]

House of Mirrors and Hidden Truths: The Wrongful Conviction of David Thorne

November 5, 2014

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“Over time, hidden truths morph in the dark soil of deceit into something much worse.” ― Patti Callahan Henry, Between the Tides David Thorne is an innocent man who is serving a life sentence without parole for allegedly hiring an acquaintance, Joe Wilkes, to kill the mother of his son, Yvonne Layne. In January 2000, after five […]

Murder or Tragic Accident? The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam

February 25, 2014

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“The ‘uncanny’ …  arouses dread and horror;” – Sigmund Freud Occasionally, there are cases so eerie that they give us chills and provoke feelings of the uncanny. In the mysterious case of Elisa Lam, a conundrum of strange and familiar occurances makes us believe in something sinister. Sigmund Freud stated that we see the effect of […]

The Ghomeshi Effect

A verbatim dance-theatre performance on sexual violence in Canada

Crime Website

Crime Website

Dr. Kathleen Young: Treating Trauma in Tucson

Clinical Psychologist Specializing in the Treatment of Trauma and its Aftermath

MAGGIE CLARK

"And from those roots the rest of us move up, somehow, and on."

Sex Geek

thoughts on sex and life

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Social Action 2014

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The Honest Courtesan

Frank commentary from an unretired call girl

Pilot Fish

Exploring the Creative Seas With P.A. Moed

Gallerist

Daily chronicle of the art world for artists, gallery owners and collectors

Spotlight on law

The Jodi Arias Murder Trial (The other side of the story)

The Creation of Anne Boleyn

Susan Bordo discusses her book, The Creation of Anne Boleyn

Pitchforks

Challenging the witch-hunt spin of media-oriented prosecution

E. A. Davis

Back to Basics

Brad Cooper Case

Discussion of the official misconduct

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Salty Broad

Reflections on the flotsam and jetsam of modern life. And other stuff.

Deconstructing Myths

Social justice is built one idea at a time...