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  • Different for Girls: How Culture Creates Women by Joan Smith
  • Fanny Essler by Felix Paul Greve
    • fictionalized bio of Baroness Elsa
  • Flower, Fruit, and Thorn Pieces by Jean Paul Richter
  • Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide by Kate Bornstein
  • Mary McCarthy (author of some of best recorded sex in 1930s literature, esp. "The Company She Keeps")
  • novelist Joseph Hergesheimer portrayed decadence among the rich
  • poets & writers: Catulle Mendès, Pierre Louÿs, François Mauriac, Lucie Delarue-Mardrus, Marcel Schwob, Anna de Noailles
  • short story
    • "The Force of Heredity and Nella" by Anita Loos
  • The Abortionist: A Woman Against the Law by Rickie Solinger
nov 6 2016 ∞
nov 13 2016 +
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  • Anna Calvi
  • Astaron
  • Chelsea Wolfe
  • Daisy Chainsaw
  • Danielle Dax
  • Fiona Apple
  • Florence + the Machine
  • Goldfrapp
  • Grimes
  • Huggy Bear
  • Joy Division
  • Kate Bush
  • M.I.A.
  • Phantogram
  • PJ Harvey
  • Siouxsie & the Banshees
  • the Lolligags
  • the Violets
nov 7 2016 ∞
dec 21 2018 +
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in my cosmetic bag

  • Benefit
    • D'finer D'liner (discontinued)
  • Blue Cross Blossom
    • Cherry Scented Lip Gloss with Real Flowers
  • Clinique
    • Almost Lipstick in Black Honey
  • Lipstick Queen
    • Medieval (sheer red)
  • MAC
    • Lipglass in New Flame (smells like cocoa)
  • NARS
    • Semi-Matte Lipstick in Fire Down Below
  • Sonia Kashuk
nov 7 2016 ∞
jul 12 2018 +
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  • edt : eau de toilette
  • edp : eau de parfum

ebay

nov 7 2016 ∞
nov 6 2017 +
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  • amber : soft, warm, sugary, sweet, resinous, often rather powdery; cut with other oils (a mix of balsams, usually labdanum, benzoin, vanilla, styrax or fir)
    • benzoin : sweet, vanilla-scented, resinous & balsamic, powdery, milky & spicy
    • labdanum ( cistus, rock rose ): amber, animal, floral, herbaceous, leathery
    • styrax levant ( Liquidamber orientalis ): tree resinoid that smells a bit like glue with a cinnamon edge, important in the creation of amber chords & has a rounding effect.
    • pseudo amber is closer to opoponax ( sweet myrrh ): warm-balsamic, sweet, honey-like
  • honeysuckle :
    • coral , trumpet , or woodbine honeysuckle
    • European honeysuckle
    • Japanese honeysuckle ( white honeysuckle, or Chinese honeysuckle)
    • orange honeysuckle (hummingbirds love)
  • hyacinth ( bluebell ): intensely oily-green, herbaceous flow...
nov 6 2016 ∞
dec 4 2016 +
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❝... St. Joseph said to to Virgin: "Oh, my sweet young dear, could you not just for the moment shut your eyes and make believe that I am the Holy Ghost?" ❞

  • "The Deluge at Norderney" by Isak Dinesen

❝America is a mistake, a giant mistake!❞

  • Sigmund Freud

❝Could we get this to sound a little more orchidy ? Could we make that a little more tea rose ?❞

❝Flashing eyes and milk-white bodies! Beauty to be tamed! Does it not thrill you?❞

  • Iras the Egyptian in Ben Hur (1925)

❝Gimme a whisky, ginger ale on the side—...

nov 7 2016 ∞
mar 2 2018 +