Divine Inspiration and Goddess of Astrology, Patrice Kamins

My friend Patrice Kamins, Meta-Astrologer, made this video called “What is Astrology?” It’s cosmic, psychedelic, and down-to-earth all at once. This Cap Sun with a Sag Rising and Scorpio Moon loves it!  Patrice’s reading for January begins: We can all get on with our lives in an adult fashion now that the disaster or esctasy fetish […]

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Riding with Frenchette

Now this is STYLE! My friend (and artist) David West shared David Johansen’s Frenchette on Facebook last week and I just can’t stop thinking about this performance. This video captures a period in music that was so alive. These guys really put on a show—no shoe gazing and strenuous intellectual masturbation—just beautiful, raw music that […]

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(more fragments) afraid of the dark

Dying, a dance, on a hot spring night. Its flood. The flood. The levees broke and bodies on top of cars, on roof tops, in trees, in the water, on the ground. Just there. No place for them. Where was Bush?

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thanks for bodies, cognitive spurts, and mermaids

I know I ramble on when we talk sometimes, but some of the things she says blow me away . . . She said that she has rage over the fact that she has to live in a physical body. Wow. But I know what she’s saying. I know the struggle to get up and live. The triumph to get through a day! The triumph it is to live. I told her about when I was five and I realized I was alive and that I could no longer walk through walls because I was in a body. I also have memories of leaving my body to check on family members at night.

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1968 – How Does it Feel?

Fascinating interview covering topics of homosexuality, women, writing, aging . . . Mr. Crisp used to have breakfast frequently at a restaurant I worked at in the East Village. He was very generous.

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