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Cute as Subversive

(originally posted on my tumblr) Eline and I have had on and off conversations regarding the cute aesthetic for a couple of months. I was reminded yesterday when my boyfriend jokingly referred to me as tsudere and then it delved into a serious conversation about how cuteness could possibly be a subversive thing depending on …

S T Y L E showcase ⋅ Fan Bingbing

I don’t believe in disclaimers, and this is not one: I don’t know how to dress well. At least, I’m unaware of established fashion protocol. I have no knowledge of societal style sensibilities beyond the basics of color coordination, patterns on other patterns, and not leaving your house naked. I do however, have an eye …

Welcome to the Working Week ☁ Sunday, May 6

Image of Ulala from Space Channel 5 found here! ☁ My good friend Kailey has just published her zine, Pistachio! Read it here! ☁ Someone on blogspot posted all of Deee-Lite’s press-kits! Look at all the great style here. ☁ Crying at this beautiful recipe site.  ☁ White buffalo sacred to Lakota Sioux found mutilated.☁ Write …

Domesticity: Björk’s “Debut”

Björk has said on occasion that her album Vespertine is about being domestic, and going inwards towards oneself. Vespertine, which was originally titled Domestika, was “all about trying to create a paradise in your own home, a very introverted euphoria, a quiet ecstatic state, in that you’re self-sufficient with your heaven. You don’t need stimuli …

“The Origin of An Aries: The Study of Damon Albarn,” Journal of Compact Fuku. University of California Press; Berkeley, California, USA. 23 March, 2012. Print.

Disclaimer: Following in the footsteps of the previous blahg post, I shall examine the origins of snarkiness, typical traits of my astrological sign, Aries. Interestingly enough, the ultimate Aries has a birthday today. This post shall fancy him. Bestial signs are those traditionally symbolized by four-footed animals. Also called quadrupedian (four-footed), these signs can lack …