Archive for May, 2006

extra! extra! legal victory for bloggers (317)

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Legal Victory for Bloggers
Category: Law
Posted on: May 30, 2006 9:45 AM, by Ed Brayton
dispatches from the culture wars: thoughts from the interface of science, religion, law and culture.
A California appeals court handed a huge victory to bloggers last week, ruling that from the standpoint of the law, bloggers are essentially the same as regular journalists […]

more always follows: fourteen la flower market birthday snapsters (316)

Sunday, May 28th, 2006

chers–
several fists-full/fist-fulls from the flower market birthday tour on friday (except for one shot from ucla last week that snuck in there to change somehow the color of the others)
–lyr

“the social marketing campaign”: ahf hosts community forum sunday, june 14, 2006 at plummer park (315)

Sunday, May 28th, 2006

chers–
here’s text from ahf’s flyer should the graphic not make it to your screen:
hiv
(not fabulous)
a community forum discussion about
the social marketing campaign
plummer park, room 6
june 14, 2006 6-7:30 pm

7737 santa monica boulevard
west hollywood, ca 90046
for more information contact:
deya smith-starks @ 213-405-5809
staynegative.org
aids healthcare foundation
funding: us centers for disease control and prevention and the county of los […]

happy birthday me (314)

Friday, May 26th, 2006

more always follows

who can change the world? (313)

Sunday, May 21st, 2006

who can change the world?
i am so distanced from the powerful
it seems like death
when i am gone it must be you
who can change the world?
it hurts to think today
it hurts to have these thoughts
grubby, foul-smelling,
unpalatary
unfelt, unseen, unhearable
shadows of heat on a hot desert
slightly-burnt-sienna wallpage
letters words & figures dark &
curled against
an tannish orange
an end-of-day piazza shade
that […]

shadowpuppetmaster returns to cpg sunday 5/21/2006 (312)

Friday, May 19th, 2006

this sunday, may 21, 2006, shadowpuppet master l master k will present another in his series of “traditional hashish shadow puppet theatre, a lost mysterious art form.” to benefit the beingALIVE-la wellness center. suggested donation $50. 6206 santa monica blvd. doors open at 8:30 pm. for more info, call
patients & caregivers group
6208 santa […]

unstill lifes: five juxtaposed meditations coalesced around a badly-written nih press release about national hiv vaccine awareness day, thursday may 18, 2006 (311) suite sheet

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

suite sheet
chers–
ten juxtaposed interrelating interacting posts. i am exhausted and elated.
i still have to find where i’ve stored a text file on my laptop.
graphics are from a series of photoshop-processed self-photographs in front of la muralist tomas hinds’ 3-panel installation “we are one” in the private collection of stephen may.
hope you enjoy it […]

311.a.i. kearns designates 5/15/2006 as mystery lesion showdown monday

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

in february i had a precancerous lesion removed from my face at ucla dermatology. mohr surgery, excision and biopsy in one fell swoop. i found the crud on my face unnerving because it reminded me too much of several boyfriends’ worth of ks lesions. am still not sure what it was.
at the end […]

311.a.i. nih designates thursday, 5/18/2006 as hiv vaccine awareness day

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

nih applauds volunteers, communities, researchers in vaccine effort. calls for renewed efforts. patched together from the problematic press release:
since 1987, dedicated investigators supported by the national institute of alergy and infectious diseases (niaid) have enrolled more than 23,000 volunteers in 96 hiv vaccine clinical trials that have tested at least 58 different vaccine candidates.
. […]

311.c.i. baptism by fire: john-manuel andriote

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

counterpoint to the nih article: an eloquent, articulate and astonishing article by john-manuel andriote at the washington post, in which he discloses his newly-acquired hiv infection and aids diagnosis after 20 years of covering the aids beat as an uninfected gay reporter. click on this sentence to view the entire article at the washington post.
for […]