Monthly Archive: August, 2014

Commonplace Book: Belize describes Heaven to Roy Cohn

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A final hurray to MP Johnson Week with an excerpt from Angels in America, by Tony Kushner. The Characters BELIZE, a former drag queen and former lover of Prior’s. A registered nurse. Belize’s… Continue reading

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CCLaP Fridays: Dungeons & Drag Queens, by MP Johnson

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MP Johnson Week draws to a close with my CCLaP book review of “Dungeons & Drag Queens.”

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MP Johnson Week: The Interview

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MP Johnson Week continues with an interview with, you guessed it, MP Johnson.

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MP Johnson Week: Five Drag Queens You Need to Know, by MP Johnson

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Guest Blogger MP Johnson writes an essay on 5 drag queens everyone should know.

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Translation Tuesdays: 4 Non-English Works About Drag Queens

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Four Non-English Novels about Drag Queens: so begins MP Johnson Week at The Driftless Area Review.

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Excess and Ascesis @ thethepoetryblog

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My review of “Vow” by Kristina Marie Darling and “The Blue Rental” by Barbara Mor, two radical feminist visionary poets.

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Down in the Chapel: Religious Life in an American Prison, by Joshua Dubler @ NYJB

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In Down in the Chapel: Religious Life in an American Prison, “what Dubler has produced in his weeklong observance of activities is a rare combination of prison anthropology, deep journalism, history of religiosity in the United States, and a personal self-critique of his own upbringing.”

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Harold and Jack: The Remarkable Friendship of Prime Minister Macmillan and President Kennedy, by Christopher Sandford @ NYJB

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In Harold and Jack: The Remarkable Friendship of Prime Minister Macmillan and President Kennedy Christopher Sandford “expertly uses historical and archival material to make Kennedy’s and Macmillan’s Special Relationship come to life.”

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The NSFW Files: Lost Girls, by Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie

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This week Karl Wolff concludes his essay series “The NSFW Files” with an essay on the controversial graphic novel, Lost Girls, by Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie.

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