Thursday, December 14, 2006

Life List, Item #17

17. Visit an art gallery displaying local artists

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

The Curious Incident and The Bell Jar.

I haven't updated with what books I've read recently!

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Okay, this novel is now one of my top favorites. I'm a bit freaked out about this occurrence, but I can identify with at least 80% of the things the lead character thinks/feels/etc. in this novel-—up until the point she has a nervous breakdown, has electric shock therapy, tries to commit suicide, and winds up in a mental institution. Let's hope I'm not headed down that path, kids!

Thursday, December 07, 2006

Britney Spears.

Spears says she went `a little too far'

I am not a fan of Britney Spears. But she should not have to apologize for not wearing any underwear. She should not have to apologize that photographers violated her and her privacy to get those photographs. I think it's disgusting that all people could talk about was how Britney wasn't wearing any underweare when they should have been horrified at what the photographers must have done to take those photographs. I haven't looked at them myself--because I won't violate someone's privacy that way--but people I trust over at feminist mention that the shots are at an angle where the photographer must have been beneath Spears, his camera looking up. That is repulsive and disgusting.

"Her recent nights out with party girls Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan — and those uncensored, R-rated crotch shots that were splashed across the Web — drew disapproval from her fans and other Spears watchers."

That is such bullshit. Spears did not pose for those shots, people. God.