Kids these days need to take their Alexander McQueen heels and get off my lawn: Camille Paglia on Lady Gaga

I’m honestly thankful for those moments wherein someone hails me and goes “Natalia! Camille Paglia’s written some bullshit again somewhere!” – because it keeps me blogging. Due to various professional and personal commitments, I don’t blog nearly as much as I used to. Sadpants, etc. Then, Camille Paglia writes a piece on which some editorContinue reading “Kids these days need to take their Alexander McQueen heels and get off my lawn: Camille Paglia on Lady Gaga”

Monday music: the heaven in a wild flower edition

I am coming off a weekend. I also can’t get that one clever YouTube video to load for me, so just read whatever you want into the song titles. If U Seek Amy (GhettoHouse Remix) – Britney Spears Get Back (Rock Remix) – Ludacris Idumea – Sacred Harp Singers Lady Sings the Blues – BillieContinue reading “Monday music: the heaven in a wild flower edition”

Monday music: more supersonic sigh than silent sigh

Do you own clothes that, when you put them on, suddenly make you realize that “OH DEAR CHRIST, I was wearing THIS when [insert fateful event] happened”? I do. There is this tunic that I own – it’s very pretty, with a cowl neck, glittery and embroidered, and in the sort of grey-blue colour thatContinue reading “Monday music: more supersonic sigh than silent sigh”

Monday music, the “I really wish I wasn’t sick again” edition

What’s WRONG with me, and WHAT SUPERNATURAL ENTITY have I pissed off? Ahem. Jesus Doesn’t Want Me For a Sunbeam – Nirvana Heysatan – Sigur Ros Get Back – Ludacris Heaven Tonight – Hole The Last Thing On Your Mind – Lights Red Turned White – Architecture In Helsinki Baby’s In Black – the BeatlesContinue reading “Monday music, the “I really wish I wasn’t sick again” edition”