Monday, December 2, 2013

December rez posted .

Read the December 2013 issue of rez in Issuu:

This year-end issue features Jami Mills's illuminating interview with SL's iconic artist, Molly Bloom.  Jami provides us with some dazzling images of Molly's assorted and varied work in her cover article, In Full Bloom.  StarGazer Daylight interviews Anne Maertens in Chatting With Anne Maertens About Fashion, and discovers the heart of the fashion world in SL.  Gudrun Gausman, in Yes, Gudrun, There *IS* a Santa Claus, tells us why we're crazy to doubt the existence of 'ol Saint Nick in the face of so much proof.  The Perfect Gentleman, Harry Bailey, urges us to remember those we have lost in Remembering Our Friends Memorial. And finally, Crap Mariner tutors us on the history of art in his scurilous The History of Art

Saturday, November 2, 2013

November rez posted

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Cat Boccaccio poses her tantalizing 14 questions to builder, photographer, and machinima artist, Rhonda Saunders.  The Perfect Gentleman, Harry Bailey, gets the lowdown on two of SL's best DJs, Hy Gynoid and BigJack Rolls in his piece DJs in SL (Part Deux).  Sedona Mills asks the perennial existential question in her article Who The Hell Am I? Crap Mariner celebrates the life and times of American icon, Lou Reed, in his contribution, Lou Reed.  Our stalwart, Gudrun Gausman, explores the American tradition of Thanksgiving and asks whether it's better celebrated in SL or RL.  Adrian Blair contemplates essential truths in his lovely poem, The Hundred Selves.  StarGazer Daylight brings us her own insights about breast cancer and the prospects for finding a cure in Rock Your Rack.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

October rez posted

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StarGazer Daylight interviews Fuschia Nightfire about the nature of our senses in Fuschia Is The Color of Creativity.  Jami Mills interviews the ever so talented singer/songwriter, Jordan Reyne, in her article Jordan Reyne, a Nontraditional TraditionalistCrap Mariner plays with us in his Words With Friends, telling us about the dangers of driving while distracted.  Gudrun Gausman educates us in Succubus about Lilith and what we love so much about the succubus and incubus next door.  Harry Bailey interviews two of his fave DJs here in SL, Graylon Ash and Blujns Benoir in his piece, Blu and Gray, DJs in SL.  Luna Branwen speaks about our own presence in her beautiful poem, In A Painting.  Sedona Mills brings us a poetic reflection on the things that matter most in A Reflection.

Monday, September 2, 2013

September rez posted

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Jami Mills takes us on a whirlwind tour of one of the most important collections of virtual art in SL, in her article Josef K, in which she serendipitously interviews the maestro himself, Josef K.  Xander Stillwater is the subject of Cat Boccaccio, who poses her 14 Questions.  Myra Wildmist enlightens us about the artistic opportunities that Linden Endowment of the Arts (LEA) provides us in her piece The Arts in Second Life.  Long time contributor, Gudrun Gausman, brings us I've Been a Goat Since I Was a Kid, in which she teaches us about horns as only she can do.  StarGazer Daylight contributes her Random Fashion Thoughts, and in so doing, kicks off her introductory piece on SL's fashion world.  Sedona Mills muses about the oldest profession in SL, in her article The First Career of MillsCrap Mariner makes our mouth water with chickens, biscuits, cole slaw and princesses in his microfiction offering, Princess.  Finally, poet Adrian Brody warns us about payback in his wonderful poem, Knife a poet, become a stanza.

Friday, August 2, 2013

August rez posted

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In Second Life's a Beach, The Perfect Gentleman, Harry Bailey, goes in search of the perfect SL wave - - and finds it, and in the offing, teaches us the virtues of hanging ten.  SL fashion maven, Suki R. Barrowstone, gives an enlightening interview with StarGazer Daylight, and reveals her thoughts about the SL's fashion world in The Wish Maker.  SL poetess extraordinaire, Luna Branwen, peers into the great SL unknown and forever changes our perspective in her poem, Peering.  Gudrun Gausman gives a tutorial on making money in SL and ponders absolutes in her piece, Death and Taxes. Another favorite poet, Adrian Blair, reminds us of what we hated and loved about school, in his poem, School Days.  Elysienne examines the lowly weed, in her thoughtful piece, Weeds, wherein she tells us about our neighborhoods and ourselves.  If you're a Cole Porter fan, you may be interested in what Crap Mariner has to say about his extremities in Cole Porter's Leg.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

July rez posted

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Our July issue starts with Cat Boccaccio's 14 Questions, this time posing them to SL singer/songwriter and SL bon vivant, RoseDrop Rust.  Jami Mills interviews artist, sculptor and mad scientist, Suzanne Graves, in her piece Very Graves, in which Jami explores Suzanne's lastest work, there's no ground.  The Perfect Gentleman, Harry Bailey, asks in his article Has SL Changed in the Past 10 Years? and shares his interesting perspective.  Gudrun Gausman contributes Primps and No Pimps, in which she gives us tips about the world's oldest profession.  Sedona Mills asks the question, Why Am I Naked and Why Aren't You? and you'll be surprised at her answers.  Poet Adrian Blair offers us a lovely poem, Angel of Doorways, about love's and life's cycles.  Luna Branwen gives us a tender, moving poem, Look Through.  And last but not least, Crap Mariner examines small town justice in his regular piece of microfiction, Judge, Jury and Executioner. 

Sunday, June 2, 2013

June rez posted

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Cat Boccaccio poses her daring 14 Questions to phographer/blogger, Dantelicia Ethaniel.  Sedona Mills looks into the future of our virtual selves in The Future of Our Virtual Selves.  Elysienne gives us a piece straight from the heart in la Nuit des Habitants.  Jami Mills gives writes a short story about a lost tribe in Brazil in The Uncontacted.  Gudrun Gausman addresses the topic of alcohol and how it affects our second lives in her piece, No One Smells in SL.  Poet Adrian Blair contributes a mighty poem, I Can Not Lift This House. And end with Crap Mariner, who takes us back to when the telephone was invented in his microfiction, The Game is Afoot!

Thursday, May 2, 2013

May rez posted

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This month's feature article by Jami Mills, Are You A Stratakat?, covers the extraordinary guitarist, Stratakat, who also gives an amazing interview that delves into his thoughts about the guitar and the music scene in SL.  Citlalmina Serrano contributes her ideas about being a Registered Companion in the second of her two-part series, Companionability.  The Perfect Gentleman, Harry Bailey, interviews dance guru, Kaejae Truss, in this piece Dancing the Night Away.  Gudrun Gausman deciphers how to get back on track with sage advice about change and forgiveness in her article, Tanked.  Catchtye Rumpler explores the inner workings of the mind in her article, Pure Logic.  And who better to tell us why the middle man always gets his cut than the inimitable Crap Mariner in his microfiction, Middle Man.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

April rez posted

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The cover article for the April issue of rez is the first of two installments of Companionability, written by Citlalmina Seranno, who delves into the life of a Registered Companion in Varahi Lusch's guild on the Dakari land sim.  Sedona Mills asks us to consider what's in our SL closets in How We Can Have Better Closets.  Gudrun Gausman tells us more about "ear worms" in her article This Is Your Brain On Music.  The Perfect Gentleman, Harry Bailey, examines how partnerships can enhance one's SL existence in Partners For (Second) Life.  Long-time contributor, Luna Branwen, brings us a touching poem, The Crossover Between SL and First Life and My Father Died in December.  Crap Mariner looks at America's favorite sandwich in Match.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

March rez posted

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The March issue of rez includes an exploration by Sedona Mills of consumerism in SL in her article, Why We Shop.  As spring approaches, Harry Bailey looks into themes of rebirth, with a twist, in his piece ResurrectionCat Boccaccio poses her daring 14 Questions, this time of space and light artist, Betty Tureaud.  Gudrun Gausman explores what we say and what we mean to say in Enlightenment and Realization (or Vice Versa).  Citlalmina Seranno offers a mirthful short story How the Cats Lost Their Thumbs.  Doing double duty this month, Citlalmina Seranno also brings us a lovely poem, UnionCrap Mariner reminds us why it's important to remember who we're kissing in a bar in Johnny.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

February rez posted

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This month's cover features Pete Mroz, who gives Jami Mills a thoughtful, insightful interview in  Onward and Upward.  Everyone makes a choice as to how they experience SL, and Gudrun Gausman helps us understand that choice in Immersionist vs. ExtensionistCrap Mariner questions what the underpinnings may have been for a childhood story in Puss in Boots.  The Perfect Gentleman, Harry Bailey, takes us on a four-season tour of SL in Four for February.  Luna Branwen brings us a beautiful and sensitive poem Who is She Looking Through WindowsCat Boccaccio poses her daring 14 Questions of blues DJ, photographer and graphic artist, NIXX Constantine.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

January rez posted

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Zyngo gets the star treatment in the January 2013 issue of rez, with Gudrun Gausman teaching us about games of chance in SL and our prospects of winning, in her cover article, It's Zyngo, Not Zynga, Silly.  Sedona Mills also discusses what it takes to get rich in SL in So You Wanna Be an SL Gazillionaire!  When it comes to begging in SL, Flor Nachtigal gives her thoughts about the costs and benefits of getting something for nothing in The Business Model From Hell.  The Perfect Gentleman, Harry Bailey, directs us to the finest winter sims in SL in Gentleman on Ice.  The incomparable Crap Mariner brings us another piece of microfiction, A Lack of Art.  Drover Mahogany gets inside our heads with a disturbing story of helplessness and lack of control in Encroaching