Saturday, February 16, 2008

Frida Kahlo Is A Brand Name (Shame, Shame, Shame)

I've wondered about the deluge of Frida Kahlo products in bookstores and boutiques recently: sticky notes, tote bags, stationary, dolls...

Ugh. Talk about exploitation. And it's being done by the hand of no other than a Kahlo relative. If Frida knew, she would certaintly be pissed. Check it out:
http://www.fkahlo.com/ingles/index_ingles.html

http://www.fridakahlonaturals.com/fHome.htm: a new line of cosmetics abusing the name Frida Kahlo

There's more: Frida Kahlo Pasion Por La Vida Tequila
http://www.doradopizzorniandsons.com/tequila/

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This is the view from the window in front of my desk. That I can partake of this daily is nothing short of a blessing. Thank you, W.P., for sharing your life (and your view) with me forever.

Olds News Is Good News

An Open Letter To Laura Bush http://www.thenation.com/doc/20051010/olds

I just came upon this when doing a search for one of my favorite living poets, Sharon Olds. The letter starts off with a very cordial tone but the last three paragraphs pack a powerful punch. Well done, Ms. Olds and thank you for not attending

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