Rape, Gilda, or what’s in a name

I just had a very thoughtful post on my Tumblr dash, with the taunting title “Was Gilda Legitimately Raped: What We Talk About When We Talk About Operatic Relevancy.” So I will just toss in my two cents there. Give the original post a read; it is highly recommendable.

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Books are sexy

I feel I toyed enough with the trigger to the apocalypse already over at a Facebook page I manage, so I will post this here: We were balancing along the topic of sex toys, having found an article that indicated they could be used for relaxing singers’ vocal cords – and now I found this. (In my experience: For every shit you either tried yourself or thought about doing, you can bet someone on the internet has already done it.)

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