ARTIST’s Madonna and Child Breastfeeding Paintings Removed from Facebook as “Obscenities”

by Kate Hansen After the birth of my son in 2007, I felt an incredible energy and drive to make art. Contrary to the popular belief that art-making is one of the things that fall to the wayside after the birth of children, I felt not just inspired but compelled by my experience of childbirth […]

Meet Me in Morocco

by Joey Racano (special to Harlots’ Sauce Radio) ‘Ye shall smell land, though none such is nigh and ‘neath the laughter of gulls, a white whale shall surface spouting crimson into a wasted sea And with his great flukes shall ye be made to swim among the splinters’ -J. Racano Just in time for summer, […]

Remembering Roses

by Jean Wong I could no more procrastinate than bungee jump from a bridge. As children, we were taught that life was serious. “Fun” was tolerated as an incidental occurrence in everyday life, but had nothing to do with the main idea. “Study hard, make good grades, save money” was programmed into our minds like […]

Walmart and Parents Elated With Childrens’ Draft Incentive

A Satire by Stefanie Freele Ballpark, Michigan: Mary Martha Seaton, age 42, eight months pregnant and proud mother of seven, pushes one full grocery cart and tugs another through the “Bed and Bath’ aisle of her nearest Walmart, ten miles away from her home in Ballpark Michigan. “I’ll be so glad when they build the […]

Meet Me in Morocco

Just in time for summer, representatives from 88 nations gathered in Agadir, Morocco, for the 62nd annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission on June 21st. The high ratings of Animal Planet’s “Whale Wars” and national newspaper headlines showing a giant Louisiana oil platform burning, sinking and spilling—on Earth Day—are among the telltale signs suggesting […]

ARTIST’s Madonna and Child Breastfeeding Paintings Removed from Facebook as “Obscenities”

After the birth of my son in 2007, I felt an incredible energy and drive to make art. Contrary to the popular belief that art-making is one of the things that fall to the wayside after the birth of children, I felt not just inspired but compelled by my experience of childbirth and motherhood. The […]

John Robbins and Dan Millman Will be Keynoters at the 2010 San Francisco Writing for Change Conference

by Barbara Santos John Robbins (Healthy at 100, Diet for a New America and The Food Revolution) and Dan Millman of the ever popular Peaceful Warrior books will be the keynoters when the 2010 San Francisco Writing for Change conference returns this November 13 and 14. This will be John Robbins first appearance at the […]

Remembrance ~ by Sharon Walling

From the moment we shared our first cup of coffee, my mother-in-law was my best friend. She’d call us and say to my husband, “You watch Daniel, and I’m going to fly Sharon up here for the weekend, so we can go to ‘Music Circus’.” These were a series of off-Broadway productions. She loved music, […]

The Cosmic Perspective ~ by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Universe: The 100th Essay by Neil deGrasse Tyson From Natural History Magazine, April 2007 “Of all the sciences cultivated by mankind, Astronomy is acknowledged to be, and undoubtedly is, the most sublime, the most interesting, and the most useful. For, by knowledge derived from this science, not only the bulk of the Earth is discovered […]

Bring the Marbles Home – Once and For All ~ By: Maria A. Karamitsos

With the opening of the new Acropolis Museum, Greece has stepped up its efforts in the campaign to return the Parthenon Marbles – and rightly so. Following a visit four years ago to the British Museum, and viewing these artifacts and reading notes of “the head is on display in Athens,” or “the hands are […]