Brothel Museums and How Women Won the West

September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

It's interesting to think that in states that are now staunchly red, such liberal ideas once flourished. And not so very long ago, either. And it's even more interesting to realize that these brothels contributed to the early days of white settlement in America. [...continue...]

Musings at the Metropolitan Museum

August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Over the weekend I went the Metropolitan Museum with a group of friends and took in, albeit too briefly for my liking, the “Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas” exhibit. Not only is some of the art in there absolutely stunning in its in-your-face-ness, its symbolism, and its raw [...continue...]