Author Archives: queerlefty

The Year in Norwegian Cinema

I watch an unhealthy amount of movies every year, but despite a very manageable total annual output – 20-25 films – I’m not always fully updated on Norwegian cinema. The quality of our local movie industry has improved vastly over … Continue reading

Posted in film | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“Maybe all this history has taught me some things”

I’m not the kind of person who follows through on things. I’m much better at complaining about the many opportunities I never took, the projects I never fully committed myself to, the blog posts I never wrote. This year, however, … Continue reading

Posted in Personal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Looking Back At My Favorite Movies Of The 2000s

I love making end-of-the-year lists. They force me to take stock of the year in movies, what I’ve loved as opposed to merely liked or even just tolerated, but as I mentioned in a previous post on the pleasures and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

I Have To Admit It’s Getting Meta, Or: Eight Years And One Day Out Of The Closet

Even though yesterday was my eighth coming out anniversary, I didn’t repost my coming out story this year, as I have done for the past several years. The reason is simple: Instead of republishing it in English, I decided to … Continue reading

Posted in gay, homosexuality, Labels, Life | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“The icing, not the cake”: Gazing Gayly at the World Cup

The World Cup was decided weeks ago – and as my previous post should attest to, it was decided to my definitive satisfaction – but I’m not quite done with it yet. When the tournament started, Amanda Hess wrote a … Continue reading

Posted in gay, sexy males, soccer, sports | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Taking Sides and Switching Allegiances at the World Cup

For a soccer fan, nothing beats the World Cup. Sure, I might joke about the more tedious-sounding fixtures, like, say Nigeria-Iran or Ecuador-Honduras, but as soon as the tournament gets underway, they all become part of that long, hard, beautiful … Continue reading

Posted in soccer, sports | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

More Pop Culture Podcasts

See also:  Favorite Pop Culture Podcasts Pop Culture Happy Hour This weekly NPR podcast quickly made its way into my rotation as I listened my way back through the four-year archive over a period of about four months earlier this … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, film | Tagged , | Leave a comment