Tag Archives: death

Big Black Boots

Years ago, I posed in these big black boots, aware that they looked stupid with the dress but probably thinking I was cool anyway. It was eight years ago and a whole other life. The boots are in my closet, … Continue reading

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Alex James: What a Fucking Cunt!™

What a little fucker. Continue reading

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Death Cafe: Stupid Or Awful?

Death Cafe is sort of a coffee klatch for would-be coroners. At present, it’s more of a movement than a physical space, with pop-up Death Cafe’s in 31 countries. Here’s how Death Cafe defines itself: At a Death Cafe people, … Continue reading

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If you’ve been following this story, you will be glad to hear that the Window Treatment issue has been sorted out. We are getting blinds in fake wood that looks really real, ordered from a fantastic Persian lady who also … Continue reading

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And Now I’m A Fucking Midget

I’m sad to say that Pico is gone, as you might have predicted. Life seemed so miserable for him. I will blame myself for making the call, because I don’t know how long he would have lasted, despite the chronic … Continue reading

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Peaches, Grief, Guilt and Restraining Orders

As I write this, we still don’t know what caused the death of poor Peaches Geldof but we are human, most of us, so we feel the tragedy. For me, it was yet another trigger, a blast of PTSD, complete … Continue reading

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Paging Freud and Jung!

I dreamed there was a dead Me, laying beside me in bed. I was very distressed but I tried to take care of her, plumping her pillow or something. She was very pretty and young, sort of a goth Ophelia. … Continue reading

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Showtime and Death

Anyone watching Showtime tonight was assaulted by death in a one-two punch. On The Borgias, the Pope was devastated by the death of his knavish, syphilitic son. He carried the son into the woods, envisioning  him as a beautiful little … Continue reading

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Bed, Bath & Way Beyond

Bed, Bath & Beyond is recalling its Dual Ridge Metal Boutique tissue holders, which were found to be contaminated with radioactive material. The contamination was first discovered in California when two packages bound for stores in Santa Clara and San … Continue reading

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Foxconn, Apple and Hell

Remember that factory in China where 17 workers committed suicide? Remember how we were assured that compared to the general population of China, this rate of suicide was actually very low? Foxconn is Apple’s largest supplier of iPads and iPhones. … Continue reading

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