Over on AZBlogX, I’ve been punching out a series of postings on gay porn, postings I hope to do more with now that the, ahem, raw material has been assembled. Here are pointers to three of these items.
Archive for the ‘Facial expression and gesture’ Category
From today’s Miami Herald, a story on the wages of disrespect:
A woman facing a drug possession charge was sentenced to 30 days in jail for flipping the bird to a Miami-Dade judge.
Penelope Soto, 18, appeared in court on video after her arrest for possession of Xanax. In front of Circuit Judge Jorge Rodriguez-Chomat on Monday, she was asked about her assets.
Soto appeared as if the hearing was a big joke and laughed off the judge’s questions, blurted out “Adios” and then gave him the finger.
The judge, feeling disrespected, demanded she return to the podium and then sentenced her to 30 days in jail for contempt of court.
Judges do have that power.
Another chapter in the annals of phallicity, now on the gestural front.
Today’s Zippy, in which Dingburgers exhibit an incapacity for conveying (very specific) meanings by facial expressions and gestures:
Note the absurd specificity of some of these meanings: ‘I’m available for weddings and bar mitzvahs’ and ‘Let’s shampoo my poodle’.