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Uncle Barb's

"I wanted to invent myself as a fictional character. And I did,
and it has caused a great deal of confusion."

- Jeanette Winterson -


Blog entries prior to February 2011 are still on my old WordPress site. If you are interested, you can read them at this link.

These Things Happen

Richard Kramer

Richard Kramer

This book was delightful.

Rough Music

Rough Music by Patrick Gale

Patrick Gale

I experienced the true measure of my immersion in the book when I began thinking in a British accent.

Circumstance (2011)


Written and directed by Maryam Keshavarz

Mary-Lou ("Tamid oto chalom" ) 2009

Mary Lou

Eytan Fox' television homage to the Israeli rock star Svika Pick.

How to Survive a Plague

How to Survive a Plague

I am grateful for a community capable of such honorable and successful action.

Fabulous! The Story of Gay Cinema (2006)


Todd Haynes, Rose Troche, Gus Van Sant, Christine Vachon, John Waters, B. Ruby Rich and Billy Porter

Miss Timmins' School for Girls

Nayana Currimbhoy

Nayana Currimbhoy

What a pleasant surprise to find this little gem in my library.


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