Entries from April 2011

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Desultory Philippic on Trite Farragoes of Heterosexual Privilege

This is my first and last comment on The Wedding.¬†Like any queen, I am Anglophile. And I wish anyone well who makes public promises, especially given the recent connubial track record of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (as they were known before tidily Anglicizing the name of “the firm” to “Windsor” during World War […]

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

Snooki at Rutgers

This news item comes under the “kulcha” category. Reported today, Rutgers University (chartered in 1766 as Queens College, opening in 1771) is bringing to its campus this week Nicole Polizzi, someone who is otherwise known as “Snooki.” No maven of pop kulcha, I even know that “Snooki” is a celebrity du jour¬† on one of […]