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Issue 7 - Summer 2005
Journal of the
"Ontology on the go!"

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Issue 7 - Summer 2005

Table of Contents

Well, here we are at Issue 7, seems like only two years ago we were at Issue 1!
Editorial

It goes without saying that the United States energy situation appears very dire. With the prices at the pump going up and up and up, I finally reached a point where I had to start looking for serious alternatives.
My Oily Life
By Jesse Gotham

Slash: homoerotic fan-fiction featuring paired characters, frequently fictional, usually both male. The term 'slash' refers to the piece of punctuation known as a virgule (/), which is used to denote a specific pairing, i.e., Kirk/Spock, Starsky/Hutch, Legolas/Aragorn.
Slash Writing: Variations on a Theme
By Kathryn L. Ramage

Yes, I was one of those people in the mid-1980's. I couldn't let go. Punk was dead. It had its brief, extremely brief, moment under the moon and then it was no more.
My Left Ear: An Inspiring Story
By Russell Smith

It's a scandal that, after 500 years, the astonishing Portuguese fiction "Menina e Moça" has still not been translated into English.
Menina e Moça: A neglected masterpiece
By John Emerson

Since the rise of the Catholic Church in the West, nudes in painting have been a subversive mode of expression.
John Drake-Moore Art Book
By Ginger Mayerson

Well, it's both nature and nurture. I can't believe that God would create Larry King all on His own.
An Interview with Mike Nelson
By Ginger Mayerson and Laurel Sutton

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The Journal of the Lincoln Heights Literary Society Miscellanea and Ephemeron

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Wonder Woman wanted more than anything else in the world for human beings to peacefully coexist with each other. I can think of no greater sentiment than that, and that's why she's my hero. I didn't really need a gay hero to identify with; what I look for in my heroes is an end goal that means something to me. It's why Superman and Batman mean less to me than Wonder Woman; she's a teacher and ambassador of peace, while Superman's essentially a cop and Batman's a crazy guy in need of therapy. An Interview Phil Jimenez

Previous issues

Well, we can start telling gay men that they don't exist in an alternate moral universe, where anything that a gay man wants to do in the sack, however self- or other-destructive, is his right. An Interview with Dan Savage

I'm a lifelong journalist. I think everyone is immoral. An Interview with John Bloom

I'm just white-knuckling it with the muse. An Interview with Brooke McEldowney

The biggest danger facing the U.S. right now is ignorance. Ignorance and apathy. This administration is screwing this country over for years and years to come and so many people have the attitude that it is treasonous to disagree with our government's shady-assed behavior. It's absurd. People are slowly waking up, though. An Interview with Keith Knight

Because balancing a laptop in the bathroom is tricky. Seriously, people still like the feel and smell of a book. It doesn't need batteries, cables, and you never get spammed. Also, there is a big difference between a comic at 72 dpi and a printed page at 600 dpi. An Interview with David Allen

"Anyone who has kids knows the answer: It's nature. Nurture isn't even in second place. Parents can of course have a negative impact, in obvious ways, but everything else is cellular. My daughters are amazing adults and I love them without reserve, but that's not because of anything I did. Oh, wait, I made sure they listened to lots of Van Morrison." An interview with Jon Carroll, San Francisco Chronicle columnist

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Editor in Chief - Ginger Mayerson
Editor Cache - Laurel Sutton
Art and Architecture Editor - Robin Austin
Business and Economics Editor - Ellen Bauerle
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Gardening Editor - Lynn Loper
Music and Dance Editor
Poetry and Fiction Editor
Politics Editor - James L. Capozzola
Religion Editor - Jane Seaton
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Reviewers: Chad Denton; Tom Good; Jessica Groper; Kathy LaFollett; Jane Melander; Richard Mellott: Betsy Phillips; Kathryn L. Ramage; Sarah Rasher: Kelly S. Taylor; Lene Taylor; Ida Vega-Landow.

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