Just like Sheila E., Devi wants to live the glamorous life. She’s not quite there yet. In the meantime, here’s where she’s at…

The 3-Year-Itch: a New Year’s Alternative

December 31st, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

Marilyn Monroe - Seven Year Itch[3]MM_7_year_itchWhile the idea of starting a whole new decade is pretty effin’ cool, I find my own life seems to evolve in trienniums personally.  Up until recently, I called it my “3 Year Itch,” because it would seem every 3 years, like clockwork, I’d have a major life reboot and start a whole new era.  Like a snake, I’d shed the skin I’d been donning and slip into the next.

And, having been involved in academia for most of my life, for me “the new era” always seems to begin with the start of a new school year.  So New Year’s Eve has never been nearly so monumental as Labor Day weekend somehow.  It’s always the time when my life seems to transition into the next phase.

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Eggnog, Fondue and Conga Lines…

December 26th, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

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…isn’t this how everybody celebrates X-mas Eve?

It’s long been a Snively family tradition to partake of fondue on X-mas Eve.  The tradition began when I was a wee little thing and had fondue for the very first time on an X-mas eve. Read the rest of this entry »

The Coolest Blog Ever…

December 24th, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

MummiesDamn!  So I was at the craziest fest last night, snapping endless photos: gay knights ballroom dancing, a truck filled with animated mummies shadowed by a flock of pigeons fluttering just above, a bawdy pub-room sing-a-long by the most colorful troupe of merry Renaissance types.   I remember thinking, “Good thing I brought my camera, otherwise how could I ever share the amazing sights I’ve seen tonight?” Read the rest of this entry »

Bah Humbled!

December 23rd, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

deathinchargetitle smWow!  Google alert just gave me an awesome holiday gift.  Death in Charge has made it on Pulp Movies best indie films of the year list.   I’m truly honored and touched.  Way to go, Team Death (way cooler than Team Edward or Team Jacob)! Read the rest of this entry »

Under-Achievers Unite!

December 22nd, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

scientology xmas sm3094038577_5f0290d22fSo apparently Santa’s a scientologist.  I’m so not sitting on his wacko lap.  Holiday rituals are so bizarre.

For some reason, my muse always seems to want to write this time of year.  The floor is currently covered with sheets of scribbled on yellow legal paper and notecards.  I’m sure Kenny’s less than thrilled, but I think it’s a beautiful sight. It’s the sign of mass productivity. Read the rest of this entry »