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Entries from 2008 April

24th April 2008

Lucky you’re so beautiful, Scarlett Johansson

Posted by: Kitten Power

So there’s been a bit of hype around for awhile about Scarlett Johansson releasing an album, Anywhere I Lay My Head, which is a Tom Waits tribute with one original track.  I heard a version she did of Summertime a little while back and thought it was pretty nice, so I had high hopes for […]

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Tags: Music

15th April 2008

Haere ra Mahinarangi, you’ll be missed

Posted by: Kitten Power

What a harrowing loss.  
Mahinarangi Tocker has passed away at North Shore Hospital this afternoon after having a massive asthma attack last week.  We are told she died peacefully.
The first time I saw her perform live was at the first-ever Big Gay Out I went to, when I was a sorta-straight girl seriously questioning my sexuality.  I can recall her standing […]

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Tags: General

9th April 2008

Raise your glasses

Posted by: Kitten Power

Kitten Power is now bespectacled . . . a long-procrastinated visit to the optometrist revealed I’m blind as a bat.  I picked up my new nerd specs yesterday and through great skill and balance-fu, I have managed to trip over only twice.  I can’t wait to go to a rugby game , so I can actually see the numbers on the players’ backs and the scoreboard.
Of course there […]

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Tags: General · Music

1st April 2008

Something for the boys

Posted by: Kitten Power

In continuance of my crusade to prove that just because we’re gay we don’t have to listen to disco (particularly atrocious cases of drunken boogie fever being the exception here) I have put together my pickings of quality, hot and relatively recent music featuring gay men and gay themes.  I would have put Rufus Wainwright on this list, but I’ve already talked about him plenty in […]

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Tags: Music