a sociologist and media practitioner,
observations of the City through
with people, gossip, and trends on the street.
Saturday, December 6, 2008
Sunny von Bulow
Time to re-watch Reversal of Fortune after Sunny's departure from this world. She fell into a coma almost 3 decades ago. Her then-husband always looked like the obvious suspect. Newport, Rhode Island, never looked so intriguing.
Did Claus try to give her a lethal dose of insulin to cause her to descend into an irreversible coma? Two trials later, he was acquitted.
The Everyday Lives of Sex Workers in the Netherlands
This ethnographic account details the experiences of migrant and transgendered streetwalkers, and window prostitutes in The Netherlands. Through the in-depth interviews and observations, the author explores the meaning sex-workers give to their work and personal lives.