Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Under Construction



Generally, when the term 'construction' is used here, it means social construction.  But just this once, it means the construction of this blog itself, which will cease for the next three weeks while the writer vacations.  

Read closely!  It means what it says!
 
When works resumes, I'm planning essays on the multiple meanings of 'play', the work of Erving Goffman, and further history of sexual deviance setting the stage for the entries on Charles Darwin, Richard von Krafft-Ebing, and Sigmund Freud into the western discourse on sexual variation, and kink. 

Geochelone Elephantopus as Darwin might have seen him.  He's going fast for him!  Alas, the man from Hindoostan who tired to know this elephant would find him nearly extinct.

Later in the fall your intrepid reporter will make the ultimate sacrifice and travel to the Folsom Street Fair and CARAS and TASHRA meetings scheduled around it.  I guess if I am going to write about these things, it is necessary to attend them.  That kind of thinking, that you might know something better by direct observation, became all the rage during The Enlightenment, which will be an immediately forthcoming post, too!  And with any luck, the Art Department will get us a new title page and frontispiece.

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