Nerdy and political ramblings from a modern-day courtesan and art historian in Chicago. – Aspasia’s description of her blog
WordPress gives bloggers a lot of space, and I mean a whole lot; I’m halfway through my fourth year of blogging now, and I’ve only used 18% of my allotment. Nor have I been parsimonious with it; if you take a look at my Resources page, you’ll realize that some of those PDFs are enormous. But as I’ve said before, I’m every bit as much a librarian as I am a whore; I want this blog to be a resource for activists, and judging by the feedback I’m succeeding.
In addition to the studies, essays, books, pictures, charts and other such materials I’ve also hosted mirror copies of several of Dr. Brooke Magnanti’s posts; so, when Aspasia told me she was leaving activism to pursue other personal goals and deleting her blog, I had no hesitation in offering her the space to archive her posts here. I’ve copied them all into static pages backdated to the original posting dates, and have indexed them below; this post will also be replicated as a static page and will thus serve as the permanent gateway to Aspasia’s space here at The Honest Courtesan. Though the only practical way to preserve the comment threads was as static images, please feel free to continue commenting in the regular way below any of these posts. Perhaps one day Aspasia may restart her blog, but until then she assures me she’ll still be a regular in the comments here. I’m sure you’ll all join me in wishing her luck in her future endeavors, and in hoping she won’t be a stranger.
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