About me

Gender Female
Industry Communications or Media
Location Cambridge, MA, United States
Introduction I am a designer for print and web, a skilled writer and copyeditor, and available for commissions of illustrations and paintings. I've been blogging under various pseudonyms for over a decade. This retired blog features a mix of reviews, feature stories, tech articles, memoir and atmosphere pieces from 2005-2009. My current website showcases my personal and professional artistic output, as well as the full archives of this blog and more recent entries. The title for this blog comes from an essay ("Charleston: Jede Zeit hat den Tanz, den sie verdient") by Katharina Rathaus in The Weimar Republic Sourcebook.
Interests aesthetics, art, baking, blogging, books, content management, copyediting, css, design, editing, education, fashion, grammar, graphic design, illustration, language, literature, marketing, media, modernist aesthetics, philosophy, photography, project management, public relations, publishing, research, semiotics, simplicity, style, tech writing, traditional media, usability, web 2.0, web design, web development, web standards, writing, xml/html
Favorite Movies After the Thin Man, Bent, Boondock Saints, Butterfield 8, From Dusk Till Dawn, Gattaca, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Im Juli, It's Always Fair Weather, Laura, Libeled Lady, A Life Less Ordinary, Logan's Run, My Man Godfrey, Now Voyager, Shallow Grave, Stalag 17, That Touch of Mink, Tremors, Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Velvet Goldmine
Favorite Music Rufus Wainwright, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Nick Cave, Magnetic Fields, Leonard Cohen, Elvis Costello, Pulp, Siouxsie Sioux, Nina Hagen, Ute Lemper, Nine Inch Nails, Nina Simone, Bessie Smith, Tom Waits
Favorite Books Nightwood, The Artificial Silk Girl, Dead Man in Deptford, Ferdydurke, Franny and Zooey, Point Counter Point, Vanity Fair (A Novel without a Hero), Margaret Atwood, Paul Auster, Umberto Eco, Tibor Fischer, Jean Genet, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Jay McInerney, Bruno Schulz, Will Self