Tag Archives: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

For Today, But Really Every Day: Ladies I Love

I love these women for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or they were “there” in my most formative years, holding out a torch to lead the way. … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 85 Comments

For International Women’s Day: Ladies I Love

I love them for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or, most importantly, they were “there” in my most formative years as a child, and held out a … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellania | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

06/05 (2004); Dir. Theo van Gogh

Director, Theo van Gogh On November 2, 2004, Dutch film director Theo van Gogh (his great-grandfather was Vincent van Gogh’s brother, Theo) was killed in broad daylight by Dutch-Moroccan Mohammed Bouyeri. Van Gogh was cycling to work, and Bouyeri shot … Continue reading

Posted in Directors, Movies | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments