Category: On Fruit and Sex

Go watch Public Sex, Private Lives

(I love her mirror face.) A while ago I interviewed the filmmaker Simone Jude about the documentary Public Sex, Private Lives around the Kickstarter project for the film. The documentary features Princess Donna, Isis Love, and Lorelei Lee being candid, sharp and charming about their lives in and out of porn. It’s a wonderfully human documentary and an intelligent look… Read more →


The Sia “Chandelier” video is out of this world. I kept readying myself for the perfection to slip, but that Cris-Cunninham-does-Aphex-Twin meets David Lynch thing is just sublime. The madness and passion. And mad dance skillz. I keep waiting for a Lolita moment, but no. Evie Wyld said at an event at Skylight Books recently that she wanted to write… Read more →

Siren Song

We’ve always been Hungry, alone and together A mermaid interlude. Please share more in the comments, if you fancy. Wangechi Mutu+Santigold: The End of Eating Everything The Silence of the Sirens by Franz Kafka (trans. Willa and Edwin Muir) Juan Son: Mermaid Sashimi Weeki Wachee   Jessica Stoller Read more →

Lady Rizo: Debut Album and Tour

At the Latitude festival this summer, Lady Rizo appeared on stage and in the first few minutes of the show made not one, but two, fisting jokes. Oh my darlings, you know I fell in love. Not only is she wildly witty with a sharp, dirty mind, she sings like no one else and beautifully. By the end of the… Read more →

INVERSE-EVOKE: Art and Text – London,19-28 November

Kanitta Meechubot is showing five new works in an upcoming group show at RK Burt Gallery, London. Of these works, Meechubot says: “For the past four years, I have constantly developed the hand cutting paper from images into three-dimensions sculpture pieces. I explore to keep the beautiful moment of love and pain in life. Within these moments we collect, will engrave… Read more →

The Second Rat: A Kickstarter Project

Dustin Thomas is an old friend from my time at the University of Southern California Professional Writing Program. He’s raising funds on Kickstarter for The Second Rat, a film project, and I thought I’d have him tell you all a bit more about it. To start the story off, Dustin met David Barr Kirtley, when we were all at USC, and… Read more →