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1. a hard candy made from caramel, usually in pyramidal form.
2. a special scissor for cutting such candy.

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in my cosmetic bag

  • no lipstick to wear under a mask during a raging pandemic

lip balms I like

  • Acure Organics
    • Dark Chocolate + Mint
  • Alba
    • Un-Petroleum with SPF 18 in Cherry
  • Avalon Organics
    • Nourishing Cherry Aloe (stevia-sweetened)
  • Burt's Bees
    • Vanilla Bean
  • Ganache for Lips
    • Chocolate Hazelnut
    • Mocha Latte
nov 7 2016 ∞
aug 4 2020 +
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  • ☐ Spring Fever (1927)
  • ☐ Love in the Rough (1930)
  • ☐ The Red Kimona (1925)
  • ☐ The Magic Flute (1975)
  • ☑ Two for the Road (1967)
  • ☑ Mystery Train (1989)
  • ☑ Our Betters (1933)
  • ☑ Mädchen in Uniform (1931)
  • ↺ Orlando (1992) ♡
  • ↺ The Crowd (1928)
  • ☐ Scaramouche (1923)
  • ☐ Judex (1963)
  • ↺ Brewster McCloud (1970)
  • ☑ Don Juan (or If Don Juan Were a Woman) (1973)
  • ↺ The Mad Genius (1931)
  • ☑ Black Narcissus (1947)
  • ☑ Sadie McKee (1934)
  • ☐ Shoot the Piano Player (1960)
  • ☐ Intermezzo (1936)
  • ☑ The Dragon Painter (1919)
nov 22 2016 ∞
aug 10 2020 +
  • ☐ Fairytale: A True Story (1997)
  • ☑ I Capture the Castle (2003)
  • ☐ Lady Jane (1986)
  • ☑ Northanger Abbey (1987)
  • ☑ Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
  • ☑ The Duchess (2008)
  • ☑ This Beautiful Fantastic (2016)
  • ☑ Twins of Evil (1971)
  • ☑ Vampire Circus (1972)
  • ☑ Vamps (2012)

hoopla

  • ☐ 1984 (1984)
  • ☐ A Midsummer Night's Dream (1969) 2h 4m
  • ☐ Alice in Wonderland (1933)
  • ☐ Always at the Carlyle (2018)
  • ☐ An Englishman in New York (2009)
    • Quentin Crisp
  • ☐ Augustine (2012) 1h 42m
nov 12 2016 ∞
aug 9 2020 +
  • ☑ Fabergé: A Life of Its Own (2014)
  • Legendary Sin Cities (2005)
    • ☑ Berlin: Metropolis of Vice
  • ☑ Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton (2007)
  • ☑ My Generation (2017) 1960s
  • ☑ Neon (2015) lights
  • ☑ The Kids Are Alright (1979) the Who

Kanopy

  • ☑ A Girl & A Gun (2013)
    • American Women and Their Guns
  • ☐ A Spell to Ward off the Darkness (2013)
  • ☑ Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (2013)
  • ☐ Austen (2016) The Life and Work of Jane Austen
  • ☐ Ballets Russes (2005)
  • ☐ Behind the Burly Q (2011)
dec 27 2016 ∞
jul 5 2020 +
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❝After a while she went back down the steps and stopped at the shop window full of dolls. Some were clothed, others were naked; some were dressed in picturesque peasant costumes or complicatedly romantic outfits complete with gloves, hats and parasols. Some represented girls and others grown women. The features of some were crude, others were childish, ingenuous, perverse. Their arms and hands were frozen in diverse positions, as if surprised by the cold wind of all time that had passed since their owners abandoned or sold them, or died. Girls who became women, thought Julia—some beautiful, some plain, who had loved or perhaps been loved—had once caressed those bodies made of rags, cardboard and porcelain. Those dolls had survived their owners. They were dumb, motionless witnesses whose imaginary retinas still retained the images of scenes long since erased from the memories of the l...

nov 11 2016 ∞
jul 23 2020 +
  • Elsa Schiaperelli's Shocking perfume bottle based on Mae West's curves
  • Jean Patou made three scents, one each for blondes, brunettes, & auburn-haired women
  • gris gris : Afri. voodoo charm
  • Judith of Bethulia
  • one Lulu pic became basis of comic strip "Dixie Dougan" by J.P. McEvoy and J.H. Striebel
  • mellow bug or whirligig beetle: insect in Alabama/Georgia that smells like ripe apples & floats & spins on water
  • poor Pierrot | naughty Columbine
  • sneeze to cure hiccups
  • the Jazz Age
    • clubs
      • bottle club: speakeasy
      • Small's Paradise and the Savoy Ballroom
nov 6 2016 ∞
jul 23 2020 +
  • Belladonna
  • Chloë
  • Colette
  • Crispin
  • Djuna
  • Kiki-la-Doucette
  • Mélisande
  • Scheherazade
  • Sebastian
  • Trevor
  • Tristan

pets

  • Antoinette
  • Aurelius
  • Bean
  • Brutus
  • Bubbles
  • Cleopatra
  • Milo Trebonianus I
  • Mochi
nov 6 2016 ∞
dec 30 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

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

approximation of Courtney Love resorting to floral metaphors to describe music

  • 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—and don't be stingy, baby.

— Greta Garbo's first words in a talkie film, Anna Christie (1930)

  • I don't think he's crude, I think he's medieval, and I don't want an elderly gentl...
nov 7 2016 ∞
jul 29 2020 +
jun 15 2020 ∞
jun 15 2020 +
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  • ☑ Faust and Marguerite (1900)
  • ☑ The Damnation of Faust (1903)
  • ☑ Faust and Marguerite (1904)
  • ☐ The Student of Prague (1913)
  • Rapsodia satanica (1915)
  • ☐ The Student of Prague (1926)
  • ☑ Faust (1926)
  • ☐ The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
  • ☐ Alias Nick Beal (1949)
  • ☐ The Legend of Faust (1949)
  • ☐ Beauty and the Devil (1950)
  • Marguerite de la nuit (1955)
  • ☐ Damn Yankees (1958)
  • ☐ Faust (1960)
  • ☑ Bedazzled (1967)
  • ☑ Doctor Faustus (1967)
  • El extraño caso del doctor Fausto (1969)
  • ☐ Mephisto (1981)
  • ☐ Doctor Faustus (1982)
  • ☐ Oh, God! You Devil (1984)
  • ☐ Faust (1994)
jul 31 2018 ∞
jul 23 2020 +
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nov 22 2016 ∞
jun 30 2020 +
  • Lyre H. Sin
  • A Fairy Nutshell
  • Lufthansa Riley
  • Hatefully Rains
  • Faulty Inhalers
  • Unleash Frailty
  • Unreality Flash
  • Earthly A. Sinful
  • Use Thy Rainfall
  • Shy Farina Tulle
  • Fatally He Ruins
  • Shiny Fatal Lure
  • Aliyah Fern Slut
  • Aliyah Fern Lust
  • Hell's Aunt Fairy
  • They'll Fur Anais

with middle initial:

  • Sinfully a Threat
  • Truly Shine Fatal
  • Fauna Yet Thrills
sep 28 2017 ∞
jul 22 2020 +
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  • strawberry & pomegranate seed salad sprinkled with the balsamic vinegar you bought from Italy
  • she was alarmed at the amount of sugar & honey I used, so I reduced it to a spoonful whenever I wanted oatmeal with blueberries. getting the oatmeal to a cakey mixture was time-consuming but worth the effort if you want a more elegant oatmeal.
  • alligator pears
  • potato samosas with mint chutney
  • Russian salad ( salade russe or Olivier salad)
  • Lillian Russell's recipe for mushrooms, from an interview with Djuna Barnes:
    • “Put a lump of butter in a chafing dish (or a saucepan) and a slice of Spanish onion and the mushrooms minus the stem; let them simmer until all are deliciously tender and the juice has run from them—about twenty minutes should be enough—th...
nov 6 2016 ∞
jul 23 2020 +
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looking for the perfect dark red

  • Albeit
    • Dahlia Lipstick
  • Bésame
    • Classic Color Lipstick in
      • Blood Red 1922
      • Noir Red 1930
  • Bite Beauty
    • Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Liquorice
  • Kevyn Aucoin
    • The Expert Lip Color Lipstick in
      • Black Dahlia
      • Bloodroses Noir
  • LORAC
sep 28 2017 ∞
aug 20 2019 +

(*) borrow

  • ☑ Absolutely Fabulous (1992)
  • American Crime Story (2018)
    • ☑ s2: The Assassination of Gianni Versace
  • American Horror Story (2011)
    • ☐ s1: Murder House
    • ☑ s4: Freak Show
    • ☐ s5: Hotel (gave up on Gaga)
  • Classic Arts Showcase
  • Dark Shadows (1966)
    • ☑ s1
    • ☑ s2 ep1-18
    • ☐ s2 ep19
  • Daria (1997)
    • ☑ s1
  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
nov 6 2016 ∞
aug 9 2020 +
  • Alain-Fournier
    • The Wanderer (1967)
    • Kouzelné dobrodružství (1982)
    • Le grand Meaulnes (2006)
  • Alexander Pushkin
    • A Pistol Shot (1942)
      • Un colpo di pistola
    • Baryshnya-krestyanka (1970)
      • Барышня-крестьянка
      • tv movie
    • De postmeester (1965) tv movie
    • Eti... tri vernye karty... (1988)
      • Эти... три верные карты...
      • These... Three Faithful/Reliable/Sure Cards...
nov 21 2016 ∞
jun 19 2020 +
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  • high button boots
  • widow's veil
  • frock coat
  • farthingale
  • gloves: tea, driving, & opera-length
  • porcelain necklaces
  • high-heeled morocco slippers
  • Merry Widow hats
  • gowns stiff with panniers
  • a cloud of marabou puffing around her neck
  • feathers as crinoline
  • jeweled wooden cuff bracelets
  • jabots
  • Couture by Mark Doty
  • "A Petticoat" by Gertrude Stein
    • "A light white, a disgrace, an ink spot, a rosy charm."
  • Biba, Gunne Sax
  • ostrich feather trimmings
nov 6 2016 ∞
aug 10 2020 +
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  • Anne Sexton
    • "The Black Art"
  • Dorothy Parker
    • "Résumé"
  • Marianne Moore
    • "O to Be a Dragon"
  • Sylvia Plath
    • "Fever 103°"
    • "Witch Burning"

find

  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    • "The Cenci"
  • Thomas Love Peacock
    • "Rododadphne"
nov 7 2016 ∞
nov 25 2016 +
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  • "Men Now" Vogue feature: Patrick Lichfield, Don Jaime de Mesia, Viscount Gormanston, Lord Herkuth, Christopher Sykes, Stella Astor
  • artists: Lynda Benglis, Jean Crotti, Joseph Stella, Margaret Anderson
  • Beatrice Cenci
  • Blossom Seeley (vaudville singer)
  • Cockettes:
    • Dusty Dawn
    • Ocean Michael Moon
    • Scrumbly
    • Sweet Pam
  • Dagmar Godowsky
  • Edith Sitwell ("a Gothic madonna of unparalleled beauty"—Cecil Beaton)
  • Edward Carpenter
    • Brit. socialist/writer/poet
    • Love's Coming of Age (1886): sexual lib for gays & women
nov 6 2016 ∞
nov 13 2016 +
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  • 1983 issues of Vogue
  • "Essay on Fashionable Literature" (fragments) by Thomas Love Peacock
  • ✓ "Myths Over Miami" by Lynda Edwards
  • Bad Like Me by Courtney Love
  • Aldous Huxley
    • "Fashions In Love" (article?)
    • "The Vulgarity of Modern Life"
  • Vogue, August 1965, "Youthquakers"
nov 6 2016 ∞
nov 25 2016 +