REVIEW: Kate Bush – Remastered

REVIEW: Kate Bush – Remastered (Fish People, 2018) One of the most dynamic and creative forces in music, Kate Bush has long been a divisive figure, her whims and poetry as attractive to some as they are strange or repulsive to others. An artist without peers—contemporaries run the musical gamut, from Pink Floyd to Peter…

REVIEW: The Female Gaze (Alicia Malone)

The Female Gaze:  Essential Movies Made by Women, Alicia Malone.  Mango Books, 2018 Earlier this year, while unveiling a list of Golden Globe nominees, actress Natalie Portman called out the exclusion of female directors from the honors by announcing, “And here are the all-male nominees.”  Some reacted with negativity, saying Portman had ruined a celebratory…

RECOLLECTIONS: Scott

I met Scott at Parliament House, Orlando’s legendary gay bar, sometime after I graduated college. In those blurry years between earning my Bachelor’s and ending up at my current employer, too much happened; the exact date he entered my life is lost on my mental calendar as it took place during a time when nights…