Garotas de Papel – Paper Girls

Garotas de Papel – Paper Girls. The Livros de Sacanagem of Carlos Zéfiro. “The sun, the scanty clothing, the mixing of races, the taste of sin, all have contributed to making Brazil the most erotic land on the planet.  here we show how carnival, TV, newspapers, writers, composers, and fleshy girls are all together in […]

If I Can’t Sell It I’ll Sit On It, I Just Won’t Give It Away.

A selection from the golden era of 42nd Street XXX bookshops, so far back that they only sold print-on-paper porn.  In the 1970s and ’80s, when gender studies were a more an intimately personal interest than an academic pursuit, Times Square was where you went to find out what you still can’t learn in school.  […]

When Gillespies Ruled the World: Dwayne Clemons Quintet at George’s Museum of Art and Origins, Saturday, May 21, 2016

Coincidental to the eve of my 63rd birthday, George Nelson Preston had one of his Uptown Saturday Nights and I couldn’t have had a better celebration. Dwayne’s blues tempered bop with Josh Benko, alto sax, Sacha Perry on piano, Murray Wall on bass and Scott Lowrie on drums blew us all back to the Sugar […]