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Keka

Keka
Location
Arizona, USA
Birthday
March 10
Bio
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron is an award-winning former reporter for both the Chicago Sun Times and Arizona Daily Star whose articles have appeared in Rolling Stone, Salon, Working Mother, Orion and many others. During her Sun Times years, she traveled with and interviewed the top rockers, film stars and other celebrities of the 70’s and 80’s. And dated Arnold Schwarzenegger. Once. Her latest book, "The Keka Collection," is available at Amazon.com http://amzn.com/1453845763 and Barnes and Noble--Kindle and Nook versions available. Her latest short story, Deadline, is a Kindle book availabled here: http://bit.ly/10pqtoV

NOVEMBER 4, 2012 2:52PM

Where are your MOCCASINS?

  Einstein on Hopi

 Einstein, in that totally UN-Hopi headdress, was nevertheless a welcome and respectful visitor to Hopi

In 1989, I sent this article to Cultural Survival Quarterly, a magazine devoted to the issues that continue to challenge indigenous cultures worldwideSome things have

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Kirsten Dunst--Melancholia 

You can read this.  Nothing I could say in words would "spoil" the experience of this film.

I sat down to write my way to some kind of understanding of what had just happened to me while watching this film…and I’m not sure I ever gotRead full post »

In that perfect world we all like to wistfully evoke, Kayah (Kayah's Official Web site), and Natu ( Natu's Official Web site) and all the other Eastern European  R & B/soul divas would be right up there on the American charts with Mary J., Beyoncé and even Jill Scott and her… Read full post »

 Magic Mike and the Boys

Magic Mike and the Boys

Aw, man. 

I really wanted to love Magic Mike.  I mean, it has Channing “Is there anything I can’t do?” Tatum, who can go from being a torch carrying Nicholas Sparks romantic lead—twice--to the bumbling airhead sidekick in 21 JuRead full post »

Homer DOH 

For those who fear the end of OS is near--I'm inclined to agree.

Because I learned the hard way this weekend that there does not appear to be any such thing as "tech support" for OS anymore.  Or Salon.  Or...you can't reach them via the OS mailbox,… Read full post »

Photobucket

 As I wrote a few days ago, in anticipation of the demise of Open Salon, I installed a Firefox addin, DownThemAll, which promised to "batch download" most of my blog posts at the click of a mouse.

It did.  And it also sucked all of them down from Open SalonRead full post »

JUNE 26, 2012 2:29PM

In defense of "nappy" hair

As I wrote a few days ago, in anticipation of the demise of Open Salon, I installed a Firefox addin, DownThemAll, which promised to "batch download" most of my blog posts at the click of a mouse.

It did.  And it also sucked all of them down from Open SalonRead full post »

As I wrote a few days ago, in anticipation of the demise of Open Salon, I installed a Firefox addin, DownThemAll, which promised to "batch download" most of my blog posts at the click of a mouse.

It did.  And it also sucked all of them down from Open SalonRead full post »

As I wrote a few days ago, in anticipation of the demise of Open Salon, I installed a Firefox addin, DownThemAll, which promised to "batch download" most of my blog posts at the click of a mouse.

It did.  And it also sucked all of them down from Open Salon permanent. Read full post »

As I wrote a few days ago, in anticipation of the demise of Open Salon, I installed a Firefox addin, DownThemAll, which promised to "batch download" most of my blog posts at the click of a mouse.

It did.  And it also sucked all of them down from Open SalonRead full post »

As I wrote a few days ago, in anticipation of the demise of Open Salon, I installed a Firefox addin, DownThemAll, which promised to "batch download" most of my blog posts at the click of a mouse.

It did.  And it also sucked all of them down from Open SalonRead full post »

As I wrote a few days ago, in anticipation of the demise of Open Salon, I installed a Firefox addin, DownThemAll, which promised to "batch download" most of my blog posts at the click of a mouse.

It did.  And it also sucked all of them down from Open SalonRead full post »

 As I wrote a few days ago, in anticipation of the demise of Open Salon, I installed a Firefox addin, DownThemAll, which promised to "batch download" most of my blog posts at the click of a mouse.

It did.  And it also sucked all of them down from Open SalonRead full post »

As I wrote a few days ago, in anticipation of the demise of Open Salon, I installed a Firefox addin, DownThemAll, which promised to "batch download" most of my blog posts at the click of a mouse.

It did.  And it also sucked all of them down from Open SalonRead full post »

As I wrote a few days ago, in anticipation of the demise of Open Salon, I installed a Firefox addin, DownThemAll, which promised to "batch download" most of my blog posts at the click of a mouse.

It did.  And it also sucked all of them down from Open SalonRead full post »

As I wrote a few days ago, in anticipation of the demise of Open Salon, I installed a Firefox addin, DownThemAll, which promised to "batch download" most of my blog posts at the click of a mouse.

It did.  And it also sucked all of them down from Open SalonRead full post »

As I wrote a few days ago, in anticipation of the demise of Open Salon, I installed a Firefox addin, DownThemAll, which promised to "batch download" most of my blog posts at the click of a mouse.

It did.  And it also sucked all of them down from Open SalonRead full post »

 

  Cry baby

OMG!

The worst thing imaginable has just happened--and I am NOT pleased.  I used a Firefox add in in an attempt to download most of my blog posts in case "The Worst" really happens, and we lose OS.  And...not only did the damned… Read full post »

Salif Keita 

 When I last "spoke" to you this was just getting serious.  What has happened to me since sent me to the ER three times to no avail, and when I explain how dangerous my situation became after that...well...let me just say that I'm happy to be aliveRead full post »

OCTOBER 9, 2011 12:59PM

Exploring the "Infinite Abyss"


  The Abyss

 

Happens in all those “hero’s journey” movies screenwriting gurus suggest their students emulate. 

The hero(ine) stumbles on or over some kind of “glyph” or other illogical or even irrational hint s/he cannot decipher.  But s/he does  Read full post »

YinYang 

I have never done one of these “bits and bobs” posts before.  But as my life is definitely something of a “Picasso in progress” just now,  all I can do is offer some updates and little interesting things I’ve done and found and discovered. Read full post »

  Screener

 Typical Stock "Screener"

I’ve got the “bug.”   Bad.

You see…I opened a little bitty Scottrade account on a whim.   Just a few hundred, nothing big, to see how the other half live.   On a Lilliputian scale.

And now, I’… Read full post »

The psychotic bastard and wives 

 The "Psychotic Bastard" and Wives

They tried to make it sound almost…like a privilege, this gout* thing.

The “rich man’s disease,” they called it when I hobbled into Urgent Care with my unaccountably swollen and aching left foot.  And then they p/… Read full post »

I watch this show every year.  I've watched it get better and better and better and now...it wins dozens of Emmys and dancers who previously would never have considered competing to be on or choregraphing for a TV show are standing in long lines and begging to have that chance.

Some… Read full post »

JULY 31, 2011 1:57PM

Superlungs: Terry Reid Forever!

I think I must’ve been, like…15 or 16 when I first heard Terry Reid wail.  It was when he opened for Cream in 1968, I think. 

He was all of about 18 or so.   Just this little scrawny English kid—beautiful scrawny English kid, though.  Still, we… Read full post »