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Buggin’

September 17, 2012
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How many times have you seen this poster at the video store?! I’ve seen it a million freaking times and I always dismissed it as some kind of weird 90s scifi comedy. But I stumbled on it again on Netflix the other night and was surprised to discover that it’s actually a fantastic documentary...
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Issue 2 of Got a Girl Crush Mag is OOUUTT!!

September 10, 2012
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Hey guys!!! ISSUE #2 of Got a Girl Crush Magazine is OUT and my travel journal is IN it! Check out my photo diary from the BIG BIG CITY series earlier this year. Muchas muchas gracias to Meg & Andrea for inviting me to be in this issue along with some other righteous ladies...
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Drag City

September 1, 2012
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We came back from Mexico and Brook scored us tix to the drag races in Sonoma. HELLZ YEAH! I liked watching the tiny teams of colors swarm the cars between races, the big plumes of burning rubber, and the candy coats. We packed a picnic and had to buy earplugs! It was hot and...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Nancy

August 28, 2012
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Really excited to be back on the Time Travel Tuesday train with Sara from Brown Paper Bag! Head over to BPB for my post on Mexican surrealist aritst & muse, Leonora Carrington. And without further ado…Sara’s TTT post on NANCY!!! One of my favorite cartoons as a kid and whose sweet tooth I can...
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Trees Can Draw

August 21, 2012
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While visiting my family in the British countryside several years ago, we stopped into the New Art Gallery Warsall and I saw these photos of trees drawing. I forgot about them for a while and today decided to try to find them again. I searched for “pens tied to tree drawings” and lo and...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: SARA

August 6, 2012
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Sara from Brown Paper Bag and I have been internet buddies for almost two years now. I had to do a quick dive into gmail archives to figure out when we first started corresponding- December 2010! With a penchant for all things paper and a loving commitment to her art community, Sara has built...
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BIG THINGS SHOP @ SUNDAY STREETS!

August 3, 2012
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HOLA amigos, I’m back from my travels and will be setting up shop at Asterisk SF this weekend for SUNDAY STREETS in the Mission! It’s the best day to chill, grab a burrito and stroll the 24th Street strip while the road is blocked off to traffic! Come by the gallery to check out...
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It’s Just Paradise

June 1, 2012
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I’m going to HAWAII tomorrow!!! A stowaway on my dad’s work trip (The Int’l Conference on Law & Society!), I’m excited to explore Oahu and Kauai with my family and to learn more about the diverse history and culture of the islands. I’ve been researching quite a bit over the past few weeks, digging...
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Idolatry: Gilles Larrain’s 70s Transvestite Portraits

May 16, 2012
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Who can possibly resist the glamour, extravagance & strange allure of  drag queens!? After seeing these images from Gilles Larrain’s 1973 book, Idols, documenting the 1970s New York transvestite scene, I am dying to get my hands on the 2011 version, which includes even more selections from his archives. Also dying to have some raging dress-up...
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“Everyone has their own personal Egypt.”

May 14, 2012
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I’ve been going to Reno for Passover with my family for the past four years. This year I took the Chinatown gambler’s special bus from Oakland with a bunch of old Chinese dudes through the mountains. My dad and stepmom came out from Chicago; it was the first Seder my dad and his sisters...
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