2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. That is below, if you’re curious. I do have more content prepared and hoped for (though this is no resolution of any sort) in 2015. Starting tomorrow: Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about … More 2014 in review

Review: Exuberant Coming-Of-Age Dramedy ‘The Way He Looks’ Charts Blind Teen’s First Love

BY JOSEPH EHRMAN-DUPRE Buoyant, clever, sensitive; words can do very little to express the exuberance and authenticity of Daniel Ribeiro’s near-perfect debut feature, The Way He Looks, based on his 2010 short film with the same cast and premise. The… via Towleroad News #gay http://ift.tt/1qERqlP

Bangkok Barrio Boys

Cultural appropriation or simple appreciation? Of course there’s a lot of inter-ethnic “imitation” throughout the world, but this is a fascinating phenomenon. This feels very different from Gwen Stefani and her Harajuku period, or any other “let’s dress up like those funny-looking people” effort. Considering the stigma and preconceptions that we project on the inaccurately named “Mexican … More Bangkok Barrio Boys

John Oliver Looks At Uganda’s Insane Anti-Gay Laws, Meets Uganda’s Sanest Person (Video)

To celebrate Gay Pride Month, John Oliver recapped some of the steps forward toward marriage equality, and notes that at this rate, the only suspense remaining is in guessing “which state is going to be last. Who could it possibly be Mississippi? We don’t know Mississippi! It could be anyone Mississippi.” Anyway, well done, USA! … More John Oliver Looks At Uganda’s Insane Anti-Gay Laws, Meets Uganda’s Sanest Person (Video)