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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: […]

Playing with Barbie: Sex, Copyright and the Hypocrisy of Mattel

December 20, 2015

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 “For decades, Barbie has remained torpedo-titted, open-mouthed, tippy-toed and vagina-less in her cellophane coffin—and, ever since I was little, she threatened me.” — Susan Jane Gilman of Girl W/Pen I have an online friend who once referred to me as “Commando Barbie.” It made me laugh, but there was a sardonic side to her witty […]

Pinocchio Law Keeps Jeffrey Havard on Death Row Despite His Innocence

March 20, 2014

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[Havard] argues… “newly discovered evidence debunking shaken baby syndrome proves he is actually innocent of capital murder.” [The state] disagrees. “But first, [the state] would note that actual innocence does not entitle [Jeff Havard] to relief.  ‘Actual innocence is a gateway claim made by petitioners in order to receive review of an otherwise procedurally barred […]

The Ghomeshi Effect

A documentary dance-theatre performance on sexual violence and the legal system in Canada

Crime Website

Crime Website

Dr. Kathleen Young: Treating Trauma in Tucson

Clinical Psychologist Specializing in the Treatment of Trauma and its Aftermath

M. L. CLARK

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

Sex Geek

thoughts on sex and life

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

Social Action 2014

http://www.scoop.it/t/one-child-at-a-time

The Honest Courtesan

Frank commentary from an unretired call girl

P.A. Moed

Creative Exploration in Words and Pictures

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

E. A. Davis

Back to Basics

Brad Cooper Case

Discussion of the official misconduct

Laura McNaughton

Joy, Meaning, Beauty

JAMES KING BLOG

Arts and Humanities, Travel and Photography articles 

Salty Broad

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

Lawyers on Strike

Because the System is Broken

Dancing With The Red String

Random confessions, musings, ramblings and rants