Archive for the 'blogging & writing' Category

mark s king wins nat’l gay & lesbian journalism award for “when we were heroes” (744)

Sunday, August 19th, 2007

From: MarkSKing@aol.com
Sent: Saturday, August 18, 2007
To: rk@aids-write.org
Subject: “When we were heroes”
I’m very, very moved by your poem on aids-write regarding my piece. We are, many of us, heroes, and still are, and can be again.
I was searching for the piece myself because I got the news today that it won the national gay and […]

nedra kline weinreich at spare change tags me to share 8 random facts (743)

Monday, August 13th, 2007

nedra at spare change has tagged me to share eight random facts about myself. she did it with her ipod shuffle. i have to hum along.

1. secret AIDS wisdom rule of thumb: if you don’t tell em you love em now, when will you tell ‘em? when it’s too late?
2. secret AIDS wisdom heuristic from […]

tim rutten at latimes: viewspapers, egocasting & on-demand news (737)

Monday, August 13th, 2007

Newspapers are changing to suit readers’ tastes
By TIM RUTTEN, REGARDING MEDIA
August 11, 2007
SOONER rather than later, the newspaper you’re holding in your hands will be very different than it is today.
A couple of fascinating new studies out this week suggest just how profound — and potentially troubling — some of those differences may be.
One […]

charles simic becomes new us poet laureate (731)

Monday, August 6th, 2007

boston Globe Editorial — unsigned
Dandelions and two-line poems
August 6, 2007
LAST WEEK, Charles Simic was named the next poet laureate of the United States. The Pulitzer Prize winning poet had a rocky start, as he writes in his book, “Orphan Factory: Essays and Memoirs.”
” ‘Your poems are just crazy images strung arbitrarily together,’ my pals complained, […]

boston globe editorial: maxwell corydon wheat jr. & poetic injustice (671)

Monday, June 11th, 2007

BOSTON GLOBE EDITORIAL
Poetic injustice
June 11, 2007
MAXWELL CORYDON Wheat Jr. was on his way to becoming the first poet laureate of New York’s Nassau County when county legislators realized he wrote not just about marshes and natural beauty, but also about war. The first verse of his poem “Iraq” reads:
“Males and one woman
sip coffee mornings in […]

table of contents at aids-write.org for wednesday, may 23, 2007, los angeles & west hollywood, ca

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

brother blogger chris fusco: la-city plum-c votes to ca-chugg med cannabis moratorium & ico to full la-city-c in 6 weeks (5-22-2007) (654)

aids-write/pan’s kearns reads poem to la-city plum-c: “the secret AIDS wisdom of self-government” (5-22-07) (653)

los angeles can regulate
west hollywood can regulate
san fran can sacramento can
washington may or may not regulate
it is all ashes & […]

kearns’ futon frame & mattress & covers arrive at last @ aids-write hq plus 3 pix (4-27-07) (635)

Friday, April 27th, 2007

chers—
am wrestling with another series of posts:
my uncle. my son. my husband. my daughter. me: HIV/AIDS crosses generational boundaries, kills families. following up on johnnie’s hiv/aids stigma story

also, the morning after the karma collective raid.
also, my right hip hurts a lot. think i must have some kind of injury in the last 2 weeks. makes […]

aids-write’s kearns joins aids combat zone regulars 4-09-07 (614)

Friday, April 13th, 2007

aids-write chers—
i am delighted to inform you i have joined the staff of regular contributors at brad biggers’ aids combat zone (acz). my first post was april 9.
here’s brad’s intro:
New ACZ Contributor - Richard Kearns
The AIDS Combat Zone family continues to grow. Fellow blogger, activist, poet, and ACZ friend Richard Kearns of AIDS-Write.org […]

abbott watch at aids-write: kff — bickering with thailand over bucks & lives, part 1, 4-10-07 (607)

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

kff | Drug Access | Abbott Refuses Invitation for Second Round of Talks With Thai Government Over Compulsory Licensing of Antiretroviral Kaletra
[Apr 10, 2007]

Pharmaceutical company Abbott Laboratories recently turned down an invitation for a second round of talks with the Thai government to discuss compulsory licenses issued by the country for certain medications, including the […]

center for pub. integrity: political snapshot of la times’ new owner (605)

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

When Tribune Co. announced a deal with real estate billionaire Samuel Zell, the Center [for public integrity] quickly searched Federal Election Commission records and reported that he had made $100,000 in political contributions since the 1998 election cycle, most supporting Republican causes, while his wife, Helen, gave almost entirely to Democrats and abortion rights groups. […]