Boehner weeps

The New Yorker article by Andy Borowitz “The Borowitz Report”: “Tears streaming down his cheeks, Rep. Boehner appeared unable to maintain his composure as he delivered a speech interrupted by blubbering and sharp intakes… Continue reading

Rice Pudding with Rose Water & Black Rose Hip Confiture

Rice Pudding with Rose Water & Black Rose Hip Confiture –had the rose water kicking around from the last time i bake quinces– –some frozen black rose hips from last season and there… Continue reading


Rusted scrap yard wall. Graffiti manhood. –Okay, enough cute, fluffy birds. Back to art and agitation.– * Artist: unknown. Medium: Spray paint and rust on sheet metal. Photo by Babewyn 16 October 2013.


Just ’cause i love owls. –just to prove i am not all about fire and brimstone– "Ein Uhu sitzt auf einem Ast in seinem Gehege im Essener Grugapark und lüftet sein Gefieder." *… Continue reading

Polly & Bob

Bettery Magazine interview with Polly & Bob founder and urban activist Volker: "We want to make the world’s neighborhoods more trusting, sharing, and connected. … Where I can be who I am, where… Continue reading

“He’s so Unusual”: Helen Kane, 1929.

“He’s so Unusual”: Helen Kane, 1929. Oh, Oi just couldn’ wisist! Boob-boopy-do. From the movie “Sweetie” starring Helen Kane and Jack Oakie Released: June 14, 1929. Song written by: Al Sherman, Al Lewis,… Continue reading

Szu Szabó, “Paradise City”

Spotlight on Zsu Szabó and her series ‘dancu dancu dancu’ of on-the-road images from a Mediterranean trip. Instead of palm-fringed idyllic beaches, Szabó captures desolate places, grey skies, and stray dogs. Symbolising an… Continue reading

” Qu’est-ce qu’une Folle ?” – Humour!

” Qu’est-ce qu’une Folle ? This is just funny. Yes, even Germans laugh on occasion. 😠 Posted on YouTube by: Pends-Moi Gay Posted: 27.03.2013 Folle, nom masculin désignant une sous-espèce de la communauté… Continue reading

Some thoughts on “Marriage Equality” on the eve of a ruling to repeal a Michican, USA ban on “Gay Marriage”.

“Equality”? – give us, justice, health care & treatment, equal pay for equal work, less racism, no more more “pink washing”, less gentrification, access to basic services, less privatization, an alternative to the… Continue reading

David Bollier, “The Commons as a Template for Transformation”

David Bollier’s essay “The Commons as a Template for Transformation” gives a good general overview of the visions and challenges of the idea of “commons” in grappling with the contemporary phenomenon of the… Continue reading